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The Value of Volunteers

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What would our communities look like without volunteers? Needs might go unmet. Programs might not thrive. Services wouldn’t expand.

Every day, five days a week, Terry drives people to and from medical appointments such as dialysis treatments, blood labs, cancer clinics and mental health support. He says volunteering makes him feel productive and he’s made lots of new friends.

“I lost my job when the company I worked for was bought out,” says Terry. “It’s pretty hard for a 58-year-old […]

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Booth University in Winnipeg Offers Great Educational Opportunity

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Are you thinking of post-secondary education with strong moral fibers? Look no further than Booth University College!

Booth University College is a Christian institution rooted in The Salvation Army’s 150-year history of meeting the needs of the most vulnerable in society. Deeply committed to social justice, we blend Christian faith and rigorous scholarship with a passion for service. Our approach to learning is anchored in academic excellence and based on a vision of social justice, hope and mercy for all.

For today’s […]

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The Salvation Army’s Christmas Kettle Campaign Raises Over $22 Million

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Toronto, ON January 7, 2016 – The Salvation Army is pleased to announce that it raised over $22 million through its Christmas Kettle Campaign, surpassing its $21-million goal. With a growing demand for its services across the country, The Salvation Army will use the additional money to fund its much-needed programs in 400 communities. All of the kettle donations remain in the local communities in which they were raised and enable The Salvation Army to help vulnerable people with basic […]

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They’ve Got Mail – A Salvation Army church gives new meaning to “special delivery.”

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Webmaster Note: This article first appeared in Faith & Friends September 2015, written by Ken Ramstead

Captain Tracy Savage was looking for inspiration. The co-pastor at The Salvation Army’s Westminster Park church in London, Ont., Captain Tracy wanted a way to reach out to the wider community beyond the church’s walls.

“I know there are people out there who are seeking God,” she says, “and they’re looking for answers.”

As Captain Tracy idly […]