The Salvation Army Responds To Toronto 6 Alarm Highrise Blaze

Posted on 27th September 2010, by Salvation Army
TORONTO, Sept. 24 /CNW/ – Just before 5:00pm a six-alarm blaze broke out on the 24th floor in a highrise on Wellesley Street and quickly spread to adjacent floors. The Salvation Army arrived on scene within an hour to provide nutrition and hydration relief to first responders and evacuees. Mr. Jeff Noel, of The Salvation  […]
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Voice mail for Those Without

Posted on 23rd September 2010, by Salvation Army
The Salvation Army and the Carmichael Outreach Centre have set up a low-cost form of voice mail, in which people get a number for their voice mail account, and record a greeting. “A phone is very important to people,” Val Wiks, a community worker with the Salvation Army, told CBC News. “They need to be  […]
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Salvation Army Prepares as Hurricane Igor Approaches Bermuda

Posted on 18th September 2010, by Salvation Army
Bermuda, Saturday September 18, 2010 – The Salvation Army Emergency Response is prepared to help people as a hurricane warning is in effect for Bermuda. Hurricane Igor is expected to hit or approach Bermuda by Sunday night. Conditions from Hurricane Igor are expected to deteriorate Saturday. A dangerous storm surge is expected to produce significant  […]
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Climbers take on Mount Baldy to raise money for Salvation Army

Posted on 7th September 2010, by Salvation Army
Employees from an investment group will be climbing Mount Baldy in Kananaskis Tuesday, to help raise money for vulnerable women at the Salvation Army. Forty workers from World Financial Group’s Alberta, Manitoba and British Columbia offices are making the five hour hike. Two groups of climbers will take part with the team raising the most  […]
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The third major flood relief distribution effort arranged by The Salvation Army in Pakistan took place on Saturday 21 August. The first distribution took place at Tar Nab Farm, on the bank of the River Kabul between Nowshera and Peshawar, where sleeping and cooking packs were given out to 43 families. As with previous distributions  […]
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Homeless Have a Hard Time Accessing Health Care

Posted on 23rd August 2010, by Salvation Army
According to a new study at Toronto’s St. Michael’s Hospital, barriers of all kinds are standing in the way of homeless people accessing health services in Canada. Competing priorities, including finding shelter, food and employment, are cited as factors that can delay seeking medical attention. Also, many people have had a hard time finding a  […]
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