Imaginez que vous devez envoyer vos enfants à l’école en veste kangourou et chaussures de tennis, par un temps glacial, car vous n’avez pas les moyens d’acheter des vêtements d’hiver. Ou encore que vous avez les mains rougies, enflées et engourdies par le froid car vous êtes sans abri et n’avez pas de gants. Malheureusement,  […]

How Your Gently-Used Clothes Can Change a Life

Posted on 16th January 2017, by
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  […]
Plusieurs d’entre nous profitent de la nouvelle année pour prendre un nouveau départ. Toutefois, il n’est pas toujours facile de recoller les morceaux de sa vie quand on est une jeune mère vulnérable. Shannon avait 18 ans lorsqu’elle s’est présentée au centre Grace Haven de l’Armée du Salut à Hamilton, en Ontario, qui aide les jeunes  […]
Toronto, le 10 janvier 2017 – L’Armée du Salut est fière d’annoncer que sa campagne des marmites de Noël 2016 a généré plus de 23 500 000 $ à l’échelle nationale, surpassant ainsi l’objectif prévu de 21 000 000 $. « Nous sommes extrêmement reconnaissants du fidèle soutien de nos donateurs, de nos bénévoles et  […]

Salvation Army Addresses Cold Weather Needs

Posted on 12th January 2017, by
2 gentleman wait outside SA EDS vehicle for warm drink in cold weather
Imagine that in sub-zero temperatures, you have to send your children to school in hoodies and runners because you can’t afford winter clothing. Or your hands are red, swollen and numb because you live on the streets and don’t own a pair of gloves. Sadly, even in a country as wealthy as Canada, this is  […]

Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign Surpasses $21-Million Goal

Posted on 10th January 2017, by
Christmas kettle volunteer thanks donor for contribution. Photo by Steve Nelson.
Toronto, ON January 10, 2017 – The Salvation Army is pleased to announce that it raised over $23.5 million nationally through its Christmas Kettle Campaign, surpassing its $21-million goal. “We are truly grateful for the continued support of our donors, volunteers and community partners, who enable us to help 1.9 million struggling Canadians during the  […]

How Year-end Donors Benefit from Charitable Giving

Posted on 28th December 2016, by
Salvation Army shelter worker consoles female shelter user
As 2017 approaches, you can make an end-of-year donation by December 31 that will lessen your tax burden and help The Salvation Army improve the lives of Canadians affected by poverty. “Charitable contributions provide a tax credit on tax returns (15% on the first $200 and 29% after $200) and reduces the amount of income  […]

Salvation Army Serves Christmas Day Dinner to 1,000 Vulnerable Torontonians

Posted on 26th December 2016, by
Christmas Day dinner at The Salvation Army’s Bloor Central location in the heart of Toronto was a happy occasion for more than 1,000 Torontonians who might otherwise be spending Christmas hungry and alone. “Not everyone has a home to go to, family to spend time with or friends who are near,” says Adam Marshall, volunteer  […]