On Thursday January 28, The Moose 99.5 FM, in conjunction with Muskoka Lumber, The Bracebridge Examiner and the Canadian Government, opened up its phone lines and broadcast live to raise funds for the survivors of the Haitian earthquake. Over 200 calls flooded the station’s phone lines. Every dollar donated was matched up to $50,000.00 through  […]
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The Salvation Army Responds to Extreme Cold Alert in Toronto

Posted on 29th January 2010, by Salvation Army
TORONTO, Jan. 28 /CNW/ – In response to the Extreme Cold Weather Alert issued by the City of Toronto The Salvation Army has opened an additional 40 emergency shelter beds in the downtown core. The following facilities have opened extra beds: The Gateway – 10 extra beds, Evangeline Residence – 2 extra beds, Florence Booth  […]
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Second Flight of Evacuees and Children for Adoption Arrives in Canada

Posted on 29th January 2010, by Salvation Army
OTTAWA, Jan. 27 /CNW/ – Salvation Army Emergency and Disaster Services staff were on hand for the second time this week to welcome Haitian evacuees and children bound for adoption by Canadian families upon their arrival at Ottawa International Airport. The flight touched down in Ottawa just before 2:00 p.m. carrying approximately 52 orphans and  […]
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Video of The Salvation Army Distributing Food in Haiti

Posted on 29th January 2010, by Salvation Army
The Salvation Army has had a presence in Haiti since 1950 and its personnel who were affected by the earthquake are now working to assist others in need. The Salvation Army in Haiti operates three medical facilities, schools that serve at least 10,000 children, feeding programs, children’s homes and church-related activities. Please support The Salvation  […]
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Salvation Army Kettles Bring in Record-Breaking $18 Million

Posted on 26th January 2010, by Salvation Army
Donations Shatter $16 million Campaign Goal as Needs Continue to Rise Toronto, ON January 25, 2009 – With demand for Salvation Army services at an all-time high, Canadians dug deep this Christmas season, making more than $18 million in Christmas Kettle donations. The Salvation Army continues to count donations made to the 2009 National Christmas  […]

Haiti’s Orphans – Should Adoption Processes Be Bypassed?

Posted on 25th January 2010, by Salvation Army
For newly orphaned children wandering the streets of Haiti’s capital begging for food, new life sounds like a dream come true. But agencies trying to evacuate children whose parents died in last week’s earthquake have been criticised for bypassing proper adoption processes to rush them to families abroad. Children’s advocacy groups warn against new procedures  […]
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The Salvation Army’s Canadian Team Returns from Haiti

Posted on 25th January 2010, by Salvation Army
Toronto, ON – January 22, 2010 – The Salvation Army’s Canadian Assessment Team returned from Haiti in the early hours of Friday January 22nd. The three-man team, consisting of Brian Burditt, Director of World Missions, Major Rick Shirran, Territorial Disaster Services Director and Jeremy Watt, Web Producer/Photographer returned safely to Toronto via Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  […]
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Salvation Army Assists Haitian Evacuees Upon Arrival in Canada

Posted on 25th January 2010, by Salvation Army
OTTAWA, Jan. 24 /CNW/ – Salvation Army Emergency and Disaster Services staff were on hand early Sunday morning to assist Haitian evacuees upon their arrival at Ottawa International Airport. The Air Canada aircraft carrying approximately 24 orphans ranging in age from 11 months to 8 years old touched down just before 7:00 a.m. local time.  […]
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