It’s About Small Successes at This Adventure Camp

Posted on 16th August 2010, by Salvation Army
First-time campers don’t know a lot about life in the outdoors, including how to paddle a kayak, pitch a tent or build a campfire. Those are the survival skills they learn while in the wilderness. But it’s rare that a camper doesn’t know how to ride a bike. That’s a skill parents are supposed to  […]
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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  […]
Categories: Newswire
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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