Ontario Great Lakes Division

London’s Kettle Campaign Sets New Record

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The Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign final numbers are in, and several records have been broken.

A total of $648,173 was raised in London, surpassing its goal of $500,000. There was also a record set for online donations, $10,815, made to the city of London through FillTheKettle.com

“We are blown away by the generosity of Londoners,” says Shannon Wise, the Public Relations & Development Representative for the Ontario Great Lakes Division. “We want to sincerely thank our donors, volunteers and community partners for their […]

Carl Churchill presents a $25,000 donation to the London Christmas Kettle Campaign, Shown from let to right, Salvation Army Mascot Sally Ann, 2016 Kettle Champion Anne Marie Decicco-Best, Carl Churchill, Divisional Commander Everett Barrow, and London Media Relations Representative Shannon Wise.

Churchill Family Donation Benefits London Christmas Kettle Campaign

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On Thursday December 22, Carl Churchill visited the Ontario Great Lakes Divisional Headquarters to present a generous gift of money towards the London Christmas Kettle Campaign.

In 2014, the Churchill Family became aware of the shortfall in revenue towards the campaign that year and decided to match the amount taken in on the last full weekend of the campaign up to $25,000. That amount put the campaign over the top, and Carl has continued to support the campaign every year since […]

Ontario Great Lakes Division launches 126th Annual Christmas Kettle Campaign

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Toronto, ON November 23, 2016 – The Salvation Army has launched its 2016 Christmas Kettle Campaign. Now in its 126th year, the annual holiday campaign seeks donations from the public to help The Salvation Army assist millions of Canadians living in poverty. With one in 10 Canadians struggling to make ends meet, The Salvation Army’s advertising campaign focuses on the fact that “Poverty isn’t always easy to see, especially during the holidays.”

With a Divisional $4.9 million fundraising goal, the Christmas Kettle Campaign enables local […]

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Volunteers Needed in London for Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness National Conference

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The City of London, in cooperation with the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness (CAEH), is seeking volunteers to assist with this year’s National Conference on Ending Homelessness which will run from November 2 to November 4, 2016 at the London Convention Centre. More than 750 people from across Canada will be in attendance including individuals with lived experience.

Volunteers are needed from November 1 to November 4, 2016. Board of Directors, existing staff and/or volunteers from organizations are being asked to […]