By Caroline Franks, OTTAWA CITIZEN May 17, 2013 “I’m totally overwhelmed by the generosity of our friends,” said Capt. Ginny Kristensen, an officer at The Gladstone Church in Ottawa. “Over a six-week period the group raised a grand total of $2,130.30 for Partners in Mission.” The Salvation Army Gladstone Church serves vulnerable people in the community of Centretown, many of whom are homeless or at risk of being homeless. Captain Ginny first had the idea to ask the friends of the Gladstone Church to help raise $500 dollars for Partners … Read more
Ontario Central East Division
In the News: Ontario Central East Division
Public Relations Day at Jacksons Point Camp Today · · Taken at Jacksons Point Salvation Army Camp The Salvation Army Ontario Central East Divisional Public Relations and Development Team banded … Read more
The Salvation Army Broadview Village Strawberry Fair 2013 Saturday, June 15th, 2013 11:00am – 3:00pm Rain or Shine! 1132 Broadview Avenue, Toronto (North of Pottery Road) Fun For All! Barbeque, … Read more
As many areas in the community continue to deal with flooded roads and houses, the Town of Bracebridge has been working with the local Salvation Army to make arrangements to support the recovery needs of residents and to coordinate the numerous offers of assistance from volunteers, donors and local businesses. Today, Mayor Graydon Smith and Captain Fred Reid of the Salvation Army announced that the Salvation Army will be the main point of contact to help local residents to recover from the impacts of the flood.
Governor General David Johnston helped volunteers serve lunch at The Salvation Army Community Church in Pembroke today, as part of a tour to mark National Volunteer Week. His Excellency spoke to Salvation Army staff about the program and conversed with friends and volunteers during the meal.