Community Kitchen Offers Ingredients for Success

Posted on 30th October 2017, by SalvationArmy.ca
Community Kitchen
For nine years, Courtney, 28, couldn’t leave her house because of panic attacks. Social anxiety disorder and PTSD affected her well-being and quality of life. Today, a Salvation Army community kitchen is giving her a chance to heal, learn valuable information and live healthier. “I’m meeting friends, learning about nutrition and health, and trying new  […]

Salvation Army Helps to Fill the Gap on Mental Health

Posted on 23rd October 2017, by SalvationArmy.ca
Salvation Army Helps to Fill the Gap on Mental Health
Every time John was discharged from the hospital after a mental-health breakdown, he had no idea where to turn for help. Today, at The Salvation Army’s Haven, a residential, licensed, mental-health program in Winnipeg, he is developing skills to reintegrate into and contribute to his community. “Without The Salvation Army I would be in hospital,”  […]

At-Risk Youth Reach for the Stars, Not for Drugs

Posted on 16th October 2017, by SalvationArmy.ca
At-Risk Youth Reach for the Stars, Not for Drugs
Before Deena (not her real name) entered a Salvation Army community-based drug treatment program she used daily, struggled with anxiety and depression, and did not have a good relationship with her mother. Today, Deena is drug free, coaching sports, working and is in university. “The program fills a gap in the community to provide local  […]

Anger Management Program Helps School Children Handle Their Emotions

Posted on 10th October 2017, by SalvationArmy.ca
Anger Management Program Helps School Children Handle Their Emotions
It is common for children to have difficulty controlling their emotions. Nicole, 11, got in lots of fights at school. Lindsay, 13, pushed people. Today, with help from The Salvation Army’s Red Cap anger management program in Dartmouth, N.S., they have developed appropriate responses to anger-provoking situations and have confidence in their ability to control  […]

Salvation Army Canadian Personnel Lend a Helping Hand Following Hurricane Irma

Posted on 28th September 2017, by SalvationArmy.ca
Salvation Army Canadian Personnel Lend a Helping Hand Following Hurricane Irma
Seven days after Hurricane Irma made a powerful and catastrophic landfall in South Florida, John and Candace Freeman returned to their forever home. “It’s a struggle now, but thanks to organizations such as The Salvation Army, we are going to make it,” says John. On September 13, The Salvation Army in Canada deployed 10 members  […]

Salvation Army Toronto Grace Health Centre Officially Opens

Posted on 25th September 2017, by SalvationArmy.ca
Salvation Army Toronto Grace Health Centre Officially Opens
TORONTO, Sept. 25, 2017 /CNW/ – The Salvation Army Toronto Grace Health Centre celebrates its official opening and rededication on Monday, September 25, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. after three years of infrastructure renewal. The 60-year-old facility, which is located at 650 Church Street, underwent a multi-million dollar retrofit and renovation over the past three years.  […]
The Salvation Army Responds to Mexico City Earthquake as Relief Continues around Oaxaca and Veracruz
A 7.1-MAGNITUDE earthquake has caused the collapse of buildings and other infrastructure in and around Mexico City. The epicentre was on the border between the states of Puebla and Morelos, around 120 kilometres from the Mexican capital. The Salvation Army’s Territorial Commander Colonel Ricardo Bouzigues reports that there has been ‘tremendous damage’. More than 200  […]
Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Personnel from Canada Deployed to Florida Following Hurricane Irma Destruction
More than half a million meals have been served by The Salvation Army to people who have been displaced or have had their homes damaged by Hurricane Irma in south-eastern states of the USA. This is in addition to The Salvation Army’s ongoing emergency response in many of the Caribbean islands and in reaction to  […]