Divisional News

Toronto, ON January 27, 2010 – The United Nations has designated The Salvation Army as the “lead agency” responsible for the care of 20,000 people made homeless by the earthquake in Haiti. Survivors have erected tents at both a soccer stadium and another plaza adjacent to The Salvation Army’s main compound at Delmas 2 in  […]

The Salvation Army Celebrates Funding for the Toronto Grace Health Centre

Posted on 27th January 2010, by Ontario Central East
March 2, 2010 The Salvation Army Toronto Grace Health Centre Foundation Board of Trustees has decided to close the Foundation and centralize the funds and fundraising operations within the hospital’s existing administrative operations effective March 2, 2010. “Accountability and integrity are the hallmarks of Salvation Army ministry” says, Captain John Murray, Foundation Chair. “We believe  […]

Salvation Army Assists Haitian Evacuees Upon Arrival in Canada

Posted on 24th January 2010, by Ontario Central East
Attention News Editors: Salvation Army Assists Haitian Evacuees Upon Arrival in Canada OTTAWA, Jan. 24 /CNW/ – Salvation Army Emergency and Disaster Services staff were on hand early Sunday morning to assist Haitian evacuees upon their arrival at Ottawa International Airport. The Air Canada aircraft carrying approximately 24 orphans ranging in age from 11 months  […]

New Life Brings Hope Amidst Agony and Misery in Haiti

Posted on 22nd January 2010, by Ontario Central East
In the second most dangerous, and one of the poorest areas in Port-au-Prince, survivors are flooding into Salvation Army facilities, also known as compounds, for food, water, shelter and medical aid. The Salvation Army has had a presence in Haiti since 1950 and its 700 personnel, who were affected by the earthquake, are now working  […]

Salvation Army Haiti Earthquake Relief: Update 5

Posted on 20th January 2010, by Ontario Central East
Salvation Army personnel from Canada are now on the ground in Haiti assisting with relief efforts and participating in long-term planning with Salvation Army disaster response workers and medical teams from the U.S. and the U.K. When the quake hit, more than 700 officers/pastors and staff permanently stationed in Haiti responded immediately to the needs  […]

Press Release: The Salvation Army Haiti Response – Update January 18, 2010

Posted on 19th January 2010, by Ontario Central East
Toronto, ON – More than 700 Salvation Army workers permanently stationed in Haiti are being supported in their Earthquake disaster response efforts by Canadian, US and International Salvation Army teams. Since the 7.0 Earthquake struck the island, The Salvation Army has set up a staging area in south Florida and arranged logistics on the ground  […]

The Salvation Army Dispatches Toronto-Based Disaster Assessment Team to Haiti

Posted on 16th January 2010, by Ontario Central East
Attention News Editors: The Salvation Army Dispatches Toronto-Based Disaster Assessment Team to Haiti TORONTO, Jan. 16 /CNW/ – A team of Salvation Army personnel left Toronto early today for Port-Au-Prince, Haiti. Brian Burditt, Director of World Missions, Major Rick Shirran, Territorial Disaster Services Director and Jeremy Watt, Web ProducerPhotographer are expected to be on the  […]

Salvation Army Assessment Teams Arrive in Haiti

Posted on 15th January 2010, by Ontario Central East
Mobilization Continues for The Salvation Army’s Earthquake Response at Home and Abroad Alexandria, VA (January 15, 2010) – An initial Salvation Army assessment team is on the ground in Haiti and en route to the capital city of Port Au Prince. Once there, the team will liaison with Salvation Army personnel already on site in  […]