Christmas, Commercialism and Black Friday

Posted on 24th November 2010, by Salvation Army
The U.S. Black Friday shopping frenzy on November 26 marks the beginning of Christmas sales and will see more than 60 million people swarming stores for Christmas bargains. In 2009 the overall Black Friday revenue was $2.7 billion. While shoving, pushing and yelling are not uncommon as shoppers seek out the best deals going, there  […]
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TORONTO, Nov. 22 /CNW/ – Second Cup® is thrilled to announce a newly established partnership with Salvation Army Canada, to support individuals in need during this special time of year. Effective November 29, 2010 guests can purchase a limited edition $3 gift card (while supplies last), and a contribution in appreciation of gift card purchases  […]
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World’s Largest Kettle Kicks Off Salvation Army Christmas Campaign

Posted on 19th November 2010, by Salvation Army
On November 18, The Salvation Army in Toronto officially launched its Christmas Campaign with the World’s Largest Kettle. Measuring 8’ in diameter and 5’10” in height, the 2,800 pound red, tin-like kettle can hold $800,000 in quarters and was brought in from Ohio specifically for the launch. It was a damp, chilly morning and while  […]
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5 Ways to Support The Salvation Army Online this Christmas

Posted on 19th November 2010, by Salvation Army
The Salvation Army has a lot of online initiatives that we’re excited about this Christmas season! Every year we do are best to develop new and innovative ways to create two-way engagment with our online friends and donors. So without further delay, here are 5 Ways to Support The Salvation Army Online this Christmas: 1.  […]
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10 Ways to Carry Out Random Acts of Kindness

Posted on 12th November 2010, by Salvation Army
World Kindness Day, which falls on November 13, 2010, reminds us to look beyond ourselves and do something to make someone’s day easier. Every day is a good day to promote kindnesses. Here are 10 suggestions: 1. pay for a coffee of the person behind you 2. buy food for a local food bank 3.  […]
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Winnipeg High School Students Address Homelessness

Posted on 12th November 2010, by Salvation Army
High school students from across Winnipeg are gathering at the first annual Booth University College Youth Forum on November 14 and 15 to learn about homelessness and how it impacts individuals and a community. This two-day, 24-hour event will introduce students to the issue of homelessness through emergency shelter visits, movies, and guest speakers including  […]
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