Salvation Army Provides Warm Clothes to Newcomers Facing First Canadian Winter

Posted on 2nd February 2018, by The Salvation Army in Canada
A woman with a cultural head scarf covering her mouth and looking down in cold weather
Amidst sub-zero temperatures, asylum seekers are crossing the Canadian border and The Salvation Army in Quebec is providing winter clothes to help protect them from the bitter cold. “Many are from Africa and the weather is a big adjustment for them,” says Vanessa Pérugien, The Salvation Army’s Emergency Disaster Services Director in Quebec. “Most of  […]

Busking Brothers Step up to Help People in Need

Posted on 15th January 2018, by SalvationArmy.ca
Three brothers holding a yellow neon Bristol board sign
Last year, three young brothers from Qualicum Beach, B.C., resolved to do more to improve the lives of others in their community. And they did. “We hope our music continues to make a difference for the most vulnerable people in our community,” says Liam, 10. After hearing an urgent fundraising appeal from their local emergency  […]
A Thank You Graphic with an image of a Salvation Army Kettle Stand
Toronto, ON January 11, 2018 – The Salvation Army’s Christmas Kettle Campaign raised $23.1 million nationally, which is the second-highest total ever raised by the organization during the holiday season. These funds will help The Salvation Army feed, clothe, shelter and empower vulnerable people in 400 communities across Canada. “We’re grateful to our generous donors, dedicated  […]