Homeless Man with Golden Voice is an Online Video Sensation

Posted on 5th January 2011, by Salvation Army
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uTysXITBCmk His voice will make you sit up and listen. The homeless man with the rich baritone voice, Ted Williams, is an online video sensation with more than 4 million views. And, his fame may have landed him a job. Williams was spotted by The Columbas Dispatch, Ohio’s top news source for local news, standing  […]
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iKettle King: Local man tops in national campaign

Posted on 4th January 2011, by Salvation Army
When Chris Kasparian first discovered he was one of the top fundraisers in The Salvation Army’s iKettle campaign, he assumed those were regional results, possibly provincial. Turns out that was the national list. With more than $3,000 in donations, he came in seventh overall and claimed the distinction of being the highest-ranking individual — all  […]
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Will you make any New Years Resolutions?

Posted on 29th December 2010, by Salvation Army
How long do your New Year’s resolutions last? Will you make one this year? For many of us, the New Year will hold challenges such as getting into shape, completing overdo remodeling projects, eating healthy foods and how to save money. But for one in 11 Canadians the New Year will be one that carries  […]
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Walmart Canada’s Fill the Kettle Day was a Huge Success

Posted on 24th December 2010, by Salvation Army
More than $200,000 was donated to The Salvation Army Toronto, ON December 24, 2010 – On December 23rd, Walmart Fill the Kettle Day, individual Canadians donated more than $100,000 to Salvation Army Christmas kettles located in Walmart stores nationwide, which Walmart Canada matched with a corporate donation of $100,000. The event raised more than $200,000  […]
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Salvation Army Symbols and References in Film and Music

Posted on 23rd December 2010, by Salvation Army
For decades, Salvation Army traditional sounds such as brass bands, carollers and bell-ringers have had several references made to them by popular culture. Today these familiar Salvation Army symbols of Christmas continue to raise awareness and funds for the ongoing work of the Army. In Film A Christmas Story (1983) The Salvation Army’s Northeast Ohio  […]
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Walmart Canada Helps The Salvation Army ‘Fill the Kettle’

Posted on 22nd December 2010, by Salvation Army
Retailer to Match In-Store Christmas Kettle Donations Across Canada on December 23rd Toronto, ON December 22, 2010 – Following the news that donations to The Salvation Army’s National Christmas Kettle Campaign are lagging, the organization is thrilled to partner with Walmart Canada for “Walmart Fill the Kettle Day.” On December 23rd Walmart, Canada will match  […]
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Kevin Frankish and Breakfast Television Helps to Fill the Kettle

Posted on 21st December 2010, by Salvation Army
For his third consecutive year, Kevin Frankish, co-host of Toronto’s Number 1 morning show Breakfast Television, is an on-line bell-ringer. In 2009, the BT ikettle raised close to $45,000 for The Salvation Army during the Christmas season. The iKettle is an easy-to-use online tool that allows participants to customize their own iKettle web page and  […]
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