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The Salvation Army Believes It’s Time to End Poverty and You Can Help by Joining the Fight


One-day campaign to take place Wednesday, Nov. 12 with support of several Bell Media properties in GTA Toronto (November 10, 2014) – Today, one in 11 Canadians live in poverty. The Salvation Army recognizes that poverty is a critical issue, and that everyone has a right to access basic necessities such as nutritious food, health care, education, and economic opportunity. The Salvation Army is declaring that It’s Time to End Poverty. On Wednesday, November 12 beginning at 6a.m., The Salvation Army will host a one-day, live broadcast event to encourage the

Food Bank Reduces Thanksgiving Stress


Barbara, 33, doesn’t want to be a statistic. However, she is one of 850,000 Canadians assisted by food banks each month. This Thanksgiving, when we consider our many privileges and opportunities, let’s take a minute to think about the hundreds

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Jeff Lehman, Mayor of Barrie



The Salvation Army Barrie Bayside Mission opens Day Program Centre On September 30th, 2014, The Salvation Army Barrie Bayside Mission proudly celebrated the grand opening of its new Day Program Centre.  Built to better meet the needs of a growing

The Salvation Army Responds to Devastating Floods in Northern Pakistan


NEWS RELEASE:  SALVATION Army personnel in northern Pakistan are providing relief supplies to people who have been affected by the worst flooding in a generation. Torrential rain has led to flash floods and river surges which have devastated great swathes of northern Pakistan – particularly the Punjab, which is the country’s main agricultural area. Salvation Army relief teams have been to many of the affected areas and – using funds from International Headquarters (IHQ) – 500 families in the Jhang District will receive food and cooking utensils. Amma Pathani, a