Every Kid Deserves a Chance to Play

Posted on 3rd June 2013, by SalvationArmy.ca
It’s unlike any other soccer program.  FFA (Football for All) Global is giving Toronto’s low-income kids the boost they need to succeed. Growing up, Mark, 18, set his sights on playing professional soccer.  Living in one of Toronto’s poorest and roughest neighborhoods he thought the sport would help keep him stay focused long enough to  […]

After the School Bell

Posted on 18th March 2013, by SalvationArmy.ca
Ten-year-old Tasha is one of hundreds of Canadian children who live in unstable environments. She never knows what she will have to cope with next, and is often left to fend for herself. At The Salvation Army she can escape for a while and enjoy being a kid. “The Salvation Army is making every effort  […]

The War The Salvation Army Helped Me Win

Posted on 22nd October 2012, by SalvationArmy.ca
The Salvation Army is embarking on an innovative, hard-hitting and informative advertising campaign to address real issues facing the Nation’s younger demographic. Creative wall posters in more than 10 universities across the country, and print ads in university or similar urban publications, will not only capture the attention of, but will make an emotional connection  […]
Categories: Feature

Fitting Nutrition into the Lives of Street Youth

Posted on 8th October 2012, by SalvationArmy.ca
Do you find it hard to eat right? An estimated 6,500 homeless youth in Canada do. The lives these teenagers lead consist mostly of jumping from doorways to shelters to various couches, sometimes a different place each night, where there’s no place to cook or obtain healthy food on a regular basis. Youth who are  […]
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Lesson for today: Generosity

Posted on 31st August 2012, by SalvationArmy.ca
Back-to-school help in Halifax is a community effort. Linda Elliott started giving away supplies from her Bedford home, starting with about 12 backpacks. She partnered with the Salvation Army three years ago. Almost 150 brand-new backpacks full of pencils, paper, binders, crayons, glue and other school supplies were given to struggling families Wednesday at the  […]
Categories: Newswire

Sally Ann Eases Back to School Pressures

Posted on 29th August 2012, by SalvationArmy.ca
The beginning of a new school year is always a stressful time for families struggling to make ends meet. To help relieve some of that stress, Nelson’s Salvation Army is asking for help in providing school supplies. Read more
Categories: Newswire

Volunteering trends—Youth Lead the Way

Posted on 27th August 2012, by SalvationArmy.ca
In general, younger Canadians are more likely to volunteer than older Canadians. A recent article by Statistics Canada also states that: • young Canadians aged 15 to 24 were more likely to volunteer than Canadians in most other age groups. • more than eight in 10 Canadians help others directly (informal volunteering). • while younger  […]
Categories: Blog

Salvation Army Needs School Supply Donations

Posted on 22nd August 2012, by SalvationArmy.ca
The B.C. Salvation Army says demand for its back to school charitable program has more than doubled in the past two years. The program helps give backpacks full of school supplies to elementary school children in need. “The bottom line is those kids go back to school with some good new things that they need  […]
Categories: Newswire