Should Football (soccer) and Religion Mix?

Posted on 23rd June 2010, by Salvation Army
Recently, a football association official stopped England ace striker Wayne Rooney from talking about his faith at a recent press conference at the 2010 World Cup. Offering an insight into his Catholic faith, Rooney explained why he wears a prominent cross and rosary beads around his neck when he’s not playing. FIFAs rules actually forbid  […]
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Salvation Army World Cup Campaign Makes a Big Noise

Posted on 21st June 2010, by Salvation Army
While world audiences focus on a black-and-white football (soccer ball) in the FIFA World Cup, The Salvation Army in South Africa is handing out red cards against human trafficking. In the run up to the World Cup, The Salvation Army kick-started a campaign to help protect people in South Africa, a country that suffers a  […]
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National Office Staff Appreciation BBQ

Posted on 13th June 2010, by Salvation Army
On Thursday, June 10, officers and employees at Territorial Headquarters enjoyed great fun and fellowship over food that was prepared by executive officers and their staff. The luncheon, in recognition of hard work and contributions, was appreciated by all.

Helping Autistic Adults Find their Way

Posted on 9th June 2010, by Salvation Army
New Salvation Army centre aims to provide ‘out-of-the-box’ support programs Colin Baxter knows his autism makes finding work in film production an added challenge. But an adult autism centre opening today aims to help the 27-year-old and others like him achieve their goals. The Autism Centre on Main Street East is an “out-of-the-box” way of  […]
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P.E.I. food banks face shortage

Posted on 9th June 2010, by Salvation Army
Donations at food banks on Prince Edward Island have hit new lows, organizers say. Demand at the Summerside Salvation Army has spiked while donations have decreased, The Salvation Army is the main food bank for Prince Edward Island’s second largest city. “We are in an emergency situation at this time,” said Marj Montgomery, food bank  […]
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Salvation Army Gives Aid to Tornado Victims

Posted on 9th June 2010, by Salvation Army
Environment Canada has confirmed an F1 tornado touched down in Essex County in southwestern Ontario early Sunday morning. Leamington, a town of approximately 30,000 residents, saw damage to barns, grain bins, corn silos, houses and mobile homes, as well as countless broken and uprooted trees. A state of emergency was declared by the municipality. Salvation  […]
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Salvation Army Responds to Double Disaster in Guatemala

Posted on 8th June 2010, by Salvation Army
Salvation Army emergency response teams in Guatemala are providing assistance after the country was hit by two major disasters within 10 days. A state of emergency was declared after the eruption of the Pacaya Volcano – about 15 miles south of the capital, Guatemala City. A television journalist was killed in the eruption and the  […]
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