Newfoundland & Labrador Division

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Education in Preparedness

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On May 16, 2014 The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) participated in a emergency preparedness fair at Memorial University of Newfoundland.  The fair brought together various emergency response and preparedness groups from campus and the community to raise awareness of the importance of preparedness.  The event also gave representatives from the various groups and agencies to network with each other. Salvation Army staff and volunteers shared information about the role of EDS in on-campus emergencies.  The mobile canteen was also on scene to serve hot dogs to students and

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Hunger Awareness Week

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This week, May 5-9 is Hunger Awareness Week in Canada.  Foodbanks Canada and its partners across Canada use this week to highlight the problem of hunger in the country.  Everyday across Canada The Salvation Army, through its local churches, community

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Feeding Hungry Minds

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Every Tuesday students from Booth Memorial and Bishops College schools are invited to a free lunch hosted by The Salvation Army. St. John’s Citadel is located close by to the two schools and hosts lunches organized by The Salvation Army

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Ready to Mobilize

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The Salvation Army’s Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) is made up of volunteers, staff and officers who are prepared to serve in communities impacted by disasters and in other situations.  Preparation for service includes registration, training and practice to ensure that the Salvation Army’s response is coordinated and competent in meeting the needs of communities and emergency response personnel. On April 4 and 5 training workshops were held in Grand Falls-Windsor to prepare 32 participants for deployment in EDS operations.  The curriculum used during the training included courses from the Salvation