They Become Part of Your Existence

Posted on 10th August 2010, by Salvation Army
Lionel Cann has been organising the Salvation Army’s daily soup run in Hamilton for more than a decade — but he still gets upset when he talks about the plight of the homeless. Six evenings a week, he and his team of willing volunteers (he has more offers of help than he can accommodate) take  […]
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Salvation Army Assessors in Pakistan Seek to Help People Who ‘Have No Hope’ (Update 10 August) THE Salvation Army in Pakistan continues to put in place preparations for a large-scale response to the floods that have affected more than 14 million people. Andrew Lee, Chief Accountant for The Salvation Army in Pakistan, is a member  […]
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Garden Grows Much More Than Just Vegetables

Posted on 9th August 2010, by Salvation Army
SAINT JOHN – Nurturing a garden and watching it grow has evoked fond memories for many of the men living at the Salvation Army Booth Centre, Karen Powell said. Enlarge Photo Matthew Sherwood/Telegraph-JournFrom left, Stan Kozac, Gary Knoor, Ricky Hebert, George Williams, Karen Powell, support service co-ordintor with the Salvation Army, and Chris Jeffrey bite  […]
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Salvation Army Responds to Flooding in Pakistan

Posted on 6th August 2010, by Salvation Army
Northern Pakistan has been hit by the worst floods in living memory. According to the UN more than four million people have been affected. People in the flood’s wake were already desperately poor and what little possessions they had have been washed away. The Salvation Army in Pakistan is continuing to prepare a full response  […]
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Summer student working on Salvation Army front lines

Posted on 6th August 2010, by Salvation Army
Rachel Cain’s summer job has put her on the front lines working with some of the community’s most vulnerable residents. Cain, 22, a fourth year Thompson Rivers University student, saw an ad in the paper from the Salvation Army, who were looking for someone to fill a position made available via the federal government’s ‘Canada  […]
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Community Takes Care of its Own

Posted on 5th August 2010, by Salvation Army
When vandals hit the Salvation Army High River’s only delivery vehicle last month, staff and volunteers decided it was the last straw for the van. The organization couldn’t afford to repair the windshield and correct the significant mechanical problems on the 200,000-plus kilometer cube van. After the incident was noted in the local paper, businesses  […]
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Crises spur donations to Salvation Army

Posted on 4th August 2010, by Salvation Army
The Salvation Army worked on-site in areas such as Saskatoon, Regina, Swift Current, Melfort and as far away as Winnipeg to help families deal with flooding and other weather-related damage. Workers provided meals and spiritual care for the hardest-hit areas. Salvation Army spokesperson Capt. Les Marshall said people generously gave time and money to help  […]
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Summer Camp Stories

Posted on 28th July 2010, by Salvation Army
So many of us have attended some kind of summer camp. What kind of camps did you attend when you were younger? Do you have treasured memories? Friends that you keep in touch with? What was your favourite activity? Now’s your chance to remember the good ole’ days of summer and tell us your best  […]
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Valley Saw Miracles Every Day

Posted on 28th July 2010, by Salvation Army
With the summer sun dappling through dark evergreens beyond the open windows, the chorus of voices rose and spilled out of the Chapel in the Woods with the fervor and assurance of true believers.
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