Salvation Army Thrift Store Sends 776 Children to Summer Camp

Posted on 17th July 2017, by SalvationArmy.ca
Salvation Army Thrift Store Sends 776 Children to Summer Camp
The lives of 776 children nationwide will be forever impacted this summer by the generosity of local communities who supported The Salvation Army Thrift Store’s 2017 Send a Kid to Camp campaign. Taking place over six weeks in 109 Thrift Store locations, the campaign raised  $170,862, a new record from generous donors. With a national  […]

How Your Gently-Used Clothes Can Change a Life

Posted on 16th January 2017, by SalvationArmy.ca
Thrift store, store front
Christmas is over, and many people are sorting through closets to accommodate new items received. With this in mind, now would be a good time to donate your gently-used clothes or household items to The Salvation Army. When you donate these items, you help people who really need it. “Any donation goes a long way  […]

Harry Rosen Donation Helps Those Affected by Fort McMurray Tragedy

Posted on 15th September 2016, by SalvationArmy.ca
On August 9, 2016, Larry Rosen (Chairman and CEO) of Harry Rosen Inc., Canada’s premier source of men’s fashion, was honoured by The Salvation Army for the company’s $100,000 clothing contribution to help support residents affected by the Fort McMurray fires. “The Salvation Army is truly grateful for the generosity of Harry Rosen Inc., which  […]
Special Olympian Kyle Weaver (second right) feels part of the family at The Salvation Army Thrift Store National Recycling Operations (NRO) St. Catharines location with the support of team members Linda Book (right), store manager Mike Nitsch (second left) and Dawn Goodnough (left).
In the water, Special Olympian Kyle ‘Aquaman’ Weaver’s worries and fears are often washed away as he focuses on winning gold for his team. Before diving in, Weaver frequently feels the pressure, which he alleviates through a quick stop for encouragement at The Salvation Army Thrift Store in St. Catharines. “I want to tell the  […]

Salvation Army Thrifts Stores Make Camp Dreams Come True

Posted on 8th August 2016, by SalvationArmy.ca
Salvation Army National Recycling Operations (NRO) team members visited The Salvation Army Jackson's Point Camp in Ontario to present their cheque to the Camping Ministries Ontario team.
Summertime for hundreds of kids from low-income homes nationwide has gotten a little brighter thanks to the support of The Salvation Army Thrift Store’s ‘Send a Kid to Camp’ campaign. From April 11 to June 11, in 106 Thrift Store locations, the campaign, now in its sixth year, raised a record breaking $133,894 from generous  […]

5 Ways Spring Cleaning Becomes Social Good

Posted on 18th March 2016, by SalvationArmy.ca
5 ways Spring cleaning becomes social good
When warmer weather approaches, many of us start thinking about spring cleaning. As you sort through your clothes and household items, we encourage you to donate to a Salvation Army Thrift Store near you.  The following are some of the ways your contributions will improve the lives of vulnerable children and families and protect the  […]

Salvation Army Responds to Goodwill Closure

Posted on 21st January 2016, by SalvationArmy.ca
Salvation Army Thrift Store front in Etobicoke Ontario
On January 16 it was announced that Goodwill, which collects donated clothing and goods, then sells them to fund programs for people with learning and physical disabilities, was closing 16 stores and donation centres across Ontario. “The Salvation Army appreciates and respects the important work that Goodwill does in Ontario and all across Canada,” says  […]

The Salvation Army Thrift Stores Canada Thank You

Posted on 26th May 2015, by SalvationArmy.ca
The Salvation Army Thrift Stores Canada thank you for donating gently-used goods and clothing. The Salvation Army Thrift Stores Canada supports the mission of The Salvation Army by generating funds and influencing positively the communities in which they operate. Salvation Army Thrift Stores are a national, charitable organization that operate 107 stores across Canada and  […]

Three Good Reasons to Donate Spring Cleaning Items to The Salvation Army

Posted on 7th April 2015, by SalvationArmy.ca
Why donate spring cleaning items to The Salvation Army
Spring is here, and sometimes we need a little motivation to clean, clear out that clutter and get organized. Did you know that goods donated to Salvation Army thrift stores can be given to families in need through a voucher system at our community services? In fact, last year, over $1.8 million in vouchers provided  […]