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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Charities are experiencing the benefit of having a presence on its supporters’ mobile devices, social media pages and desktop computers. Add an animated giving experience and you’ve got a virtual life like giving tool. The idea is to encourage spontaneous donations more often, by being present when their moment of inspiration arrives. With Nadanu, charities  […]
As Christmas Season Winds Down, Kettles Only Half Full Toronto, ON December 20, 2010 – With Christmas only days away, The Salvation Army is calling on Canadians nationwide to support the Christmas Kettle Campaign. To date, The Salvation Army has collected $9.7 million in the nearly 2,000 kettles on street corners and at retail outlets  […]
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Christmas Greetings in the Air

Posted on 15th December 2010, by Salvation Army
One of our most popular blog posts was “Which Seasonal Greeting Do You Prefer? Bonnie comments: “Merry Christmas or Happy Holidays are both greetings that are cool with me. For people to act so upset and offended when they see or hear Season’s Greetings or Happy Holidays is ridiculous. Also I think it’s the out  […]
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AGAT Laboratories Donates $100,000 to Families in Need

Posted on 15th December 2010, by Salvation Army
Trying to make a difference and give back to Canadian communities, AGAT Laboratories has donated $100,000 to go towards The Canadian Salvation Army this holiday season. President and CEO Mr. John DeSanti chose The Salvation Army because of a first-hand experience. “The efforts of this organization on a Christmas many years ago, left a lasting  […]
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