Homeless Man is Internet Fashion Icon

Posted on 31st March 2010, by Salvation Army
A band of web followers call him the coolest man in China. “Brother Sharp,” they’ve dubbed him, is homeless. His eyes peer into the distance, he wrinkles his brow and appears mentally disturbed when approached on the street. He is handsome, strides with confidence, and wears a rag-tag, but well coordinated overcoat on top of  […]
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Seven-year-old Donates Birthday Money to Haiti

Posted on 26th March 2010, by Salvation Army
Instead of birthday gifts, 7-year-old Claire-Marie Harrower asked her nine friends to bring money to her birthday party so she could give it to The Salvation Army’s ongoing relief efforts in Haiti. A total of $214.21 was gathered. Claire-Marie and her mom, Lisa, made a special trip to The Salvation Army’s head office in Toronto  […]

Soup Kitchen Meets a Need in Corner Brook

Posted on 24th March 2010, by Salvation Army
The clients and volunteers who participate in The Salvation Army’s soup kitchen on Tuesdays are a close community. Marcus Maloney, 87, has a bowl of soup, or chili almost every Tuesday, along with his wife Hazel, 82.
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Salvation Army Haiti Earthquake Relief: Update 10

Posted on 24th March 2010, by Salvation Army
The Salvation Army has distributed more then 4 million meals to those in need following an earthquake that devastated the nation of Haiti on January 12, 2010. Most displaced people are receiving food distribution in Port-au-Prince twice a week at the Army’s largest location, which serves 20,000 individuals. Also, throughout the country food items continue  […]
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The Salvation Army’s Strategy for Long-Term Relief in Haiti

Posted on 24th March 2010, by Salvation Army
The Salvation Army will be heavily and closely involved in rebuilding Haiti well past the conclusion of the current emergency situation caused by Haiti’s massive earthquake on January 12. A Salvation Army international strategy conference was recently held in London, England, to determine Haiti’s long-term needs. It was attended by a delegation from The Salvation  […]
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Are You Ready to Join Earth Hour?

Posted on 23rd March 2010, by Salvation Army
Will you be joining a billion people around the world in turning off the lights on Saturday, March 27 at 8:30 p.m.? The Salvation Army Territorial Headquarters is a registered participant in Earth Hour 2010. Participation in Earth Hour is a symbolic global statement about making long-term changes to the way we use resources both  […]
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Salvation Army Schools Resume in Port-au-Prince

Posted on 17th March 2010, by Salvation Army
College Verena is one of two Salvation Army schools in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. It is, however, the only one still standing after the January earthquake. Prior to the quake the campus had three buildings with 1,200 students enrolled. The quake destroyed two of the three buildings, the administrative office and the storage area. Within weeks of  […]
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The Salvation Army Now at Work in 120 Countries Adding Nicaragua

Posted on 17th March 2010, by Salvation Army
The Salvation Army’s World Leader, General Shaw Clifton, has announced the official opening of The Salvation Army’s work in Nicaragua. On March 1, 2010, Nicaragua became the 120th country in which the Army is officially at work. The Salvation Army is in good standing with the Nicaraguan authorities and prospects for the future development of  […]
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Salvation Army Response to Chile Earthquake: Update 5

Posted on 17th March 2010, by Salvation Army
Following Chile’s deadly earthquake and tsunami, and as strong aftershocks provoke panic in the country, The Salvation Army continues to provide help in the following ways: More than 15,000 persons have received rations of food. The Salvation Army is helping with the clearing of debris. The Salvation Army is distributing baskets that include food, water,  […]
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