Ontario Central East Division


Moving Forward to Independence


For over 40 years The Salvation Army’s Booth Packaging and Supportive Services in Toronto has provided high quality contract packaging at the right price and on time. Unlike most other packing services, the men and women at Booth Packaging and Supportive Services (Booth Packaging) are participants in a vocational rehabilitation program to improve their work skills and prospects for employment in the community.

Booth Packaging, a work training program for adults with mental health needs and/or developmental disabilities, offers its participants […]


The Salvation Army Raises Over $500,000 for Alberta Fire Response


Edmonton, May 10, 2016 – The Salvation Army is grateful for our donors who have contributed $525,917 towards the Alberta fire response efforts. The Salvation Army’s community response vehicles continue to serve over 2,000 meals a day to first responders engaged in the Fort McMurray fire efforts.

The Salvation Army is also supporting evacuees who have relocated to other areas of the province. Our community and social service programs are distributing food, clothing and other items to help people with immediate and pressing […]

Sadie - Midland

Sadie has a heart for OTHERS


8 year-old Sadie Ball has a kind, caring heart.  Instead of receiving gifts for her 8th birthday, Sadie asked her friends and family to bring food items to be donated to a family in need.   Sadie and her mom (Alison) dropped by The Salvation Army in Midland with her gifts.  This is her second year doing this, and she is challenging her classmates to do the same!  Way to go, Sadie.  Thanks for thinking about OTHERS!


From Hopelessness to Helping Others


One day, Judy was a successful accountant. The next day, she was in a coma.

“I was volunteering when I suffered a ruptured brain aneurysm,” says Judy. “I was rushed to the hospital for emergency surgery to reduce bleeding and pressure. My family was called in to say goodbye.”

Three weeks later, Judy woke up. She couldn’t see due to eye damage, was strapped in a chair so she wouldn’t fall out and was unable to remember the nurses’ names. Life would […]