Homeless at Christmas

Posted on 15th December 2010, by Salvation Army
httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9WwkcBpr-Ic Imagine being homeless at Christmas. While many of us are rushing around buying presents and decorating our homes, an estimated 150,000 Canadians are sleeping in shelters, on the streets or in temporary accommodations.
Categories: Feature

Salvation Army in Haiti Responds to Cholera Outbreak

Posted on 14th December 2010, by Salvation Army
The Salvation Army is taking steps to protect people from the cholera epidemic in Haiti that so far has led to 2,000 people losing their lives. Clinics and hospitals throughout Haiti report people with the disease needing treatment. The Salvation Army’s Bethel Clinic in Fond-des-Negres set up a quarantine area for infected patients and additional  […]
Categories: Newswire
Toronto, December 11, 2010 –Keeping in the spirit of the season, Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Ltd. will support The Salvation Army in its efforts to raise funds for its annual Christmas Kettle Campaign at tonight’s Toronto Maple Leafs game vs. the Montreal Canadians at Air Canada Centre. The Salvation Army Brass Ensemble and Volunteers  […]
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Salvation Army Statement on Toy Donation and Distribution

Posted on 9th December 2010, by Salvation Army
Toronto, ON December 9, 2010 – In response to recent media reports about toy donation and distribution, The Salvation Army states: “Recent media reports about The Salvation Army’s toy donation and distribution are not reflective of the organization’s national policies. The Salvation Army has no policy against distributing Harry Potter or similar toys and, in  […]
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FilltheKettle.com and the Fill the Kettle Hashtag

Posted on 7th December 2010, by Salvation Army
On November 15 The Salvation Army launched a new website for our Christmas Kettle campaign, FilltheKettle.com. The site encourages Canadians to virtually monitor their neighbourhood kettle. Visitors to the site are able to track how much has been raised in Kettles across Canada and they can make donations online or invite others to donate to  […]
Categories: Blog
On Saturday, December 4, at Christmas with The Salvation Army, held at Toronto’s Roy Thomson Hall, Robert (well-known as Bob) and Shirley McArthur were presented with The Salvation Army’s Order of the Founder, the highest Salvation Army honour for distinguished service. The Order of the Founder was established by General Bramwell Booth in 1917 and  […]
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TORONTO, Dec. 7 /CNW/ – Starting today and continuing throughout the evening hundreds of volunteers from Invis and Mortgage Intelligence, two of Canada’s leading mortgage brokerage firms, will visit shelters across the country to distribute new clothing and supplies as part of their Angels in the Night volunteer program. “In our daily lives we help  […]
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Cadillac Fairview and The Salvation Army will announce today a decision to allow the Salvation Army’s kettle bells to ring at all of the company’s shopping centres during the holidays. 

The decision comes following discussions between Toronto Eaton Centre and The Salvation Army, and to reaffirm support for the seasonal fundraising initiative.

 “We have had  […]
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