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Brothers Lace Up to Make a Difference

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On Saturday, December 3, 2016, brothers Mike and Ben will lace up, along with 16,000 participants across Canada, to run in The Salvation Army’s Annual Santa Shuffle, which takes place in 42 cities.

But this race isn’t about speed or their personal best. It’s a 5K fun run and 1K elf walk, in partnership with  Running Room Ltd., to raise funds that will support local Salvation Army programs and give hope and help to people in need.

“I support the Santa […]

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2016 Toronto Hope in the City Leadership Breakfast

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With 454 guests in attendance, The Salvation Army hosted their 8th annual Hope in The City Leadership Breakfast in Toronto. An inspiring event that has kicked off the annual Kettle Campaign and Christmas giving was treated to a keynote address from Major Danielle Strickland, whose passion for justice had led her to serve in the poorest communities in North America and around the world. 

With an audience of leaders from both the public and private sectors, Major Strickland’s tenants of […]

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2016 Hope in the City Barrie

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With 205 guests in attendance, The Salvation Army hosted their 7th annual Hope in The City Leadership Breakfast in Barrie. An inspiring event that has kicked off the annual Kettle Campaign and Christmas giving was treated to a keynote address from Major Danielle Strickland, whose passion for justice had led her to serve in the poorest communities in North America. 

Major Strickland is described as a woman with “aggressive compassion.” Armed with first hand stories of hope and justice prevailing […]

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The Power of Community Partnerships

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“Community partnerships are crucial to the continued efforts of The Salvation Army,” says Major Les Marshall, Territorial Secretary for Public Relations and Development. “The needs in communities are numerous and complex. Our work is strengthened when we team with others. Our community partners make it possible for us to extend our reach and help 1.9 million vulnerable Canadians every year.”

Every day, financial support and donated goods help The Salvation Army to fulfill its promise of Giving Hope Today. For example: