4 Ways to Change a Life this Christmas

Posted on 9th December 2016, by SalvationArmy.ca
mom, daughter and son living in poverty stand by a Christmas tree
Poverty isn’t always easy to see, especially at Christmas. Thanks to the generosity of our donors, last year The Salvation Army helped over 1.9 million people in need. Here are some ways you can support those who are struggling.   Donate Online One in 10 Canadians continue to live in poverty. Your contributions allow The  […]

Quatre moyens de changer une vie à Noël

Posted on 9th December 2016, by SalvationArmy.ca
La pauvreté ne se voit pas toujours facilement, surtout à Noël. Grâce à la générosité de nos donateurs, l’Armée du Salut est venue en aide à plus de 1,9 million de personnes dans le besoin. Voici quelques moyens par lesquels vous pouvez les aider : Dons en ligne Un Canadien sur dix continue de vivre dans  […]
Pour la période de Noël, l’Armée du Salut forme un partenariat avec le réseau de télévision de la CBC, dans le cadre d’une émission spéciale de la série Murdoch Mysteries. Le lundi 12 décembre, à 20 h, une émission spéciale de deux heures, intitulée Once Upon a Murdoch Christmas (« Il était une fois un Noël de Murdoch »)  […]

Salvation Army Partners with Murdoch Mysteries on Holiday Special

Posted on 8th December 2016, by SalvationArmy.ca
Actors around a Salvation Army donation kettle on the set of the 2016 Murdoch Mysteries Christmas special. Photo compliments of CBC.
This Christmas season, The Salvation Army is partnering with the CBC on a special episode of Murdoch Mysteries. On Monday, December 12, at 8 p.m.(8:30 NT) the two-hour special ‘Once Upon a Murdoch Christmas’ will include scenes that feature The Salvation Army’s historic presence and message. The Christmas episode incorporates elements of The Salvation Army  […]

Toys Help Vulnerable Children Smile This Christmas

Posted on 1st December 2016, by SalvationArmy.ca
Tahseen choose toys to give to his children at Christmas
This Christmas, more than 90,000 children across Canada will receive toys from The Salvation Army because of your generosity. “The toys we get from The Salvation Army means my children won’t be sad on Christmas morning,” says Tahseen. “They’ve suffered enough hardship.” Memories of Baghdad In his hometown of Bagdad, violence and armed conflict forced  […]

Kettle Volunteer Serves for More Than 65 Years

Posted on 29th November 2016, by SalvationArmy.ca
Bill Oliver holds Salvation Army kettles
You wouldn’t expect anyone to stand out in the cold each winter to help people in need. But, that’s exactly what Bill Oliver has done for more than six decades with a smile on his face. The 76-year-old Tillsonburg senior has volunteered for The Salvation Army’s Christmas Kettle Campaign every year but one since he  […]

Brothers Lace Up to Make a Difference

Posted on 24th November 2016, by SalvationArmy.ca
Santa Shuffle Feature
On Saturday, December 3, 2016, brothers Mike and Ben will lace up, along with 16,000 participants across Canada, to run in The Salvation Army’s Annual Santa Shuffle, which takes place in 42 cities. But this race isn’t about speed or their personal best. It’s a 5K fun run and 1K elf walk, in partnership with  […]

Salvation Army Launches 126th Annual Christmas Kettle Campaign

Posted on 23rd November 2016, by SalvationArmy.ca
Toronto, ON November 23, 2016 – The Salvation Army has launched its 2016 Christmas Kettle Campaign. Now in its 126th year, the annual holiday campaign seeks donations from the public to help The Salvation Army assist millions of Canadians living in poverty. With one in 10 Canadians struggling to make ends meet, The Salvation Army’s advertising campaign  […]

Salvation Army Distributes Winter Coats to People in Need

Posted on 17th November 2016, by SalvationArmy.ca
Salvation Army pastor Lt. Violet Hopkins stands with coat recipient
Canada has one of the most severe winter climates of any country in the world. As temperatures start to drop, many Salvation Army centres across the country are collecting new and gently used coats for those in need. “Winter wear can be expensive,” says Lieut. Violet Hopkins of The Salvation Army in Campbell River, B.C.  […]

Publication du rapport 2015-2016 de l’Armée du Salut

Posted on 16th November 2016, by SalvationArmy.ca
L’an dernier, l’Armée du Salut a offert de l’aide à 1,9 million de personnes. Chacun de nos clients a sa propre histoire, comme Take (« taw-kee »), qui s’est retrouvé dans un refuge de l’Armée du Salut après avoir perdu son emploi, sa maison et sa famille. « Je me suis dit : “À quoi bon vivre?” », dit Take.  […]