Salvation Army Reports High Demand for Food Service

Posted on 5th October 2010, by Salvation Army
Toronto, ON – October 5 2010 – For many Canadians, the recession is not over. A mid-year, national survey of more than 140 Salvation Army food service workers from across the country indicates that demand for food programs
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The Salvation Army Responds To Toronto 6 Alarm Highrise Blaze

Posted on 27th September 2010, by Salvation Army
TORONTO, Sept. 24 /CNW/ – Just before 5:00pm a six-alarm blaze broke out on the 24th floor in a highrise on Wellesley Street and quickly spread to adjacent floors. The Salvation Army arrived on scene within an hour to provide nutrition and hydration relief to first responders and evacuees. Mr. Jeff Noel, of The Salvation  […]
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Toronto, ON, July8, 2010 – The Salvation Army is thrilled to once again be partnering with MOLLY MAID and its customers in an effort to collect non-perishable food items to help restock depleted shelves this summer.   “The national economy is still recovering and in fact, the demand for services provided by The Salvation Army  […]
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Salvation Army Campaign Sees Nine Percent Increase in 2010

Posted on 6th July 2010, by Salvation Army
Toronto, ON July 6, 2010 –The Salvation Army, today, released the results of its 2010 National Red Shield Campaign, reporting a nine percent increase over 2009. The month-long annual campaign held each May raised $2.7 million in 2010, versus $2.47 million last year. The campaign came up slightly short of its $2.75 million goal, which  […]
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The Salvation Army Responds To Tornado in Midland – UPDATE 1

Posted on 25th June 2010, by Salvation Army
Midland, ON – June 24, 2010 – Following the touch-down of a tornado in Midland, Ontario, The Salvation Army arrived on scene within an hour at Smith Park Trailer Park, where approximately 100 trailers have been damaged or destroyed. Major Neil Evenden, of The Salvation Army in Midland, arrived on scene, and immediately called in  […]
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Toronto, ON May 26, 2010 –The Salvation Army is reporting today that donations to its 2010 National Red Shield Campaign are approximately $1.15 million short of the $2.75 million goal needed to provide social services helping Canada’s poor and homeless. The campaign has collected an estimated 60 percent, or $1.6 million, of its goal going  […]
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Largest Non-governmental Provider of Social Service in Canada Hosts Open House Events at Facilities Nationwide WHO:  Salvation Army leaders and the general public, including local politicians, civic groups and community leaders WHAT: On Wednesday, May 19th The Salvation Army will host a national open house, giving the media and public an opportunity to tour facilities  […]
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On Tuesday, March 9, 2010, the W. Garfield Weston Foundation presented a donation of $1.5 million to The Salvation Army Homestead in Toronto, a residential recovery program for women who are struggling with substance abuse issues, for urgently needed building renovations. The donation from the Foundation will provide much needed infrastructure renovations in the heating,  […]
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Salvation Army Supports Proposed Changes to Disbursement Quota

Posted on 5th March 2010, by Salvation Army
OTTAWA, March 5, 2010 – The proposed changes to the Disbursement Quota announced yesterday in the 2010 federal budget are widely supported by The Salvation Army. The removal of the quota will provide The Salvation Army; one of Canada’s largest charities, with increased flexibility in meeting the needs of Canadians during a time when more  […]
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