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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 […]

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Saving Saskatchewan – A Tale of Two Waynes

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Saskatchewan Fire Relief – by Perron S. Goodyear

By day, Wayne Mantyka is a reporter for CTV in Regina.  When a disaster happens in his home Province however, Mantyka becomes a volunteer with The Salvation Army’s Emergency Disaster Services.  He first started volunteering for The Salvation Army 6 years ago and sees it as a way of giving back and, as a Christian, to live his faith. 

Such was the case in July of this year when wildfires forced thousands of residents of northern Saskatchewan […]

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Suncoast Citadel in Goderich Celebrates 130 Years

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On June 26th, 2015 The Salvation Army Suncoast Citadel kicked off a weekend of celebration with a Newfoundland-Style Jigg’s Dinner. Over 100 people were in attendance at the evening’s meal of turkey, salt beef, veggies galore and blueberry cake for dessert. In addition to the good meal, 10 people were “Screeched-In” as honourary Newfoundlanders. The evening offered a great way to kick off a weekend of celebrating 130 years of God’s faithfulness to The Salvation Army in Goderich.

On Saturday the […]