Former Divisional Commanders now Territorial Chief Secretaries

Posted on 30th January 2017, by Ontario Great Lakes
By Jennifer Bieman, St. Thomas Times-Journal Wednesday, January 25, 2017 4:39:21 EST PM It’s safe to call Salvation Army Colonels Deborah and Lee Graves a power couple. After all, the pair now hold two top leadership spots in the international Christian organization’s Canada and Bermuda operations. Col. Lee Graves, a St. Thomas native, is settling  […]
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London’s Kettle Campaign Sets New Record

Posted on 10th January 2017, by Ontario Great Lakes
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,”  […]

Churchill Family Donation Benefits London Christmas Kettle Campaign

Posted on 29th December 2016, by Ontario Great Lakes
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  […]

Ontario Great Lakes Division launches 126th Annual Christmas Kettle Campaign

Posted on 28th November 2016, by Ontario Great Lakes
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  […]
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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  […]

Welcome of New Divisional Leaders

Posted on 15th August 2016, by Ontario Great Lakes
    Welcome & Installation of Majors Everett & Vi Barrow As the Divisional Leaders of the   Ontario Great Lakes Division Conducted by Commissioner Susan McMillan Territorial Commander Supported by Colonels Mark & Sharon Tillsley Chief Secretary & Territorial Secretary for Women’s Ministries Join us                Thursday, September 8,  […]

Container Gardening Improves Food and Nutrition for Vulnerable Families

Posted on 21st June 2016, by Ontario Great Lakes
In Guelph, Ont., The Salvation Army’s container-gardening program gives people on a tight budget the chance to grow food on their own. According to Statistics Canada’s most recent consumer price index report, fresh vegetable costs rose 11.7 percent year-over-year in April. The rising cost of food is making it more and more difficult for vulnerable people to  […]

“Salvation Army Night” at the London Majors Game

Posted on 20th June 2016, by Ontario Great Lakes
The Salvation Army of London was honoured to partner with local Intercounty Baseball League (IBL) team, the London Majors, for "Salvation Army Night" on Saturday, June 18, 2016.  Tickets were sold in advance for $8 with 50% from all sales being donated back to The Salvation Army. Salvation Army mascot, Sally Ann, threw out the  […]

The Salvation Army in Owen Sound Celebrates Donut Day

Posted on 17th June 2016, by Ontario Great Lakes
During World War 1 (1914-1918) Salvation Army volunteers provided free home-made donuts and coffee to troops near the front lines in canteens set up in abandoned buildings. One hundred years later, The Salvation Army continues to go to where the needs are the greatest, providing practical assistance and giving hope. On Friday June 3, 2016  […]