Salvation Army Responds to Flood Crisis in Australia

Posted on 7th January 2011, by Salvation Army
Floods in northeastern Australia are covering an area larger than the state of Texas, stranding more than 200,000 people. Salvation Army emergency services personnel from the Australia Eastern Territory, who are also in some circumstances themselves victims of the floods, are working around the clock to help tens of thousands of people. Expectations are that  […]
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Countdown to The Dignity Project

Posted on 6th January 2011, by Salvation Army
httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HESP-VeANDg Imagine sleeping under some flattened cardboard behind a local hotel or lining up in sub-zero weather at soup vans. In an affluent society like ours these seem to be remote concepts, but they are true.
Categories: Feature

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  […]
Categories: Newswire

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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