Community Teaching Garden Opens at London Centre of Hope

Posted on 15th June 2016, by Ontario Great Lakes
The Salvation Army Centre of Hope Community Teaching Garden opened today with blessings, volunteers and community partners. Designed by Arthur Lierman Landscape Architecture, the Community Teaching Garden will serve Community and Family Services food bank customers as well as providing teaching opportunities for their Healthy Homes Program participants. A dedicated volunteer team has been working  […]

Kids Commissioning Program

Posted on 14th June 2016, by Ontario Great Lakes
Excitement is building around the upcoming children's programming at Commissioning 2016! We have just released a brand new video promoting the event. You can check out the video here:          

Ontario Camping Ministries Wednesdays @ Jacksons Point

Posted on 13th June 2016, by Ontario Great Lakes
Ontario Camping Ministries Wednesdays @ Jacksons Point All concerts will take place at the following location and time unless otherwise noted: Auditorium 25 Salvation Army Road, Jackson’s Point ON 7:30 pm ~ Freewill Offering *****  July 6     Canadian Staff Band with special feature by Cambridge Singing Company   July 13  Heritage Brass at *Georgina Community Church    July  […]

Another Successful Golf Day

Posted on 2nd June 2016, by Ontario Great Lakes
The Ontario Great Lakes 14th Annual Salvation Army Golf Day was held on May 26, at the Beverly Golf and Country Club. 140 golfers participated from across the Division’s business and philanthropic communities and raised over $26,000 toward The Salvation Army Red Shield Campaign.    The event was emceed by 102.9 Klite FM radio personality, Sunni Genesco, who  […]
In 2011, 747,000 Canadians were living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias―that's 14.9 per cent of Canadians 65 and older. By 2031, this figure is expected to increase to 1.4 million. Five days a week, people with Alzheimers and other dementias are warmly welcomed at The Salvation Army’s Adult Day program in London, Ont. “We are  […]

Goderich Mobilized for Fort McMurray

Posted on 30th May 2016, by Ontario Great Lakes
On Friday, May 13th and Saturday, May 14th Suncoast Citadel, in Goderich, hosted a fundraiser to assist with fire relief efforts in Fort McMurray. Having experienced the effects of a natural disaster, and the outpouring of love from those outside the community, it was evident that this cause hit home with many. In addition to  […]

Wiarton Trades Program Empowers At-Risk Youth

Posted on 9th May 2016, by Ontario Great Lakes
They are youth at risk―struggling, frustrated and uncertain about the future. But The Salvation Army’s Trades Start Program in Wiarton, Ont., is changing that. “Trades Start, a 20-week course that teaches both hospitality and carpentry skills, serves youth who have fallen through the cracks,” says Scott Concordia, Program Coordinator. “Participants are often from unstable home  […]
Edmonton, May 8, 2016 – The Salvation Army’s community response units are serving 2,000 meals a day to first responders engaged in the Fort McMurray fire efforts. In addition to distributing food, water and hygiene kits, we are also providing emotional and spiritual care – a listening ear – to those tasked with combating the  […]

The Salvation Army Responds to Alberta Fires

Posted on 5th May 2016, by Ontario Great Lakes
As fires continue to rage in Alberta, The Salvation Army’s Emergency and Disaster Services is providing support to first responders and disaster survivors. The Salvation Army has deployed four Community Response Units to feed 800 first responders engaged in the Fort McMurray fire response efforts. Two additional response units will arrive in today. The Salvation Army  […]