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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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.
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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  […]
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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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