London Community Partners

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  […]
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  […]

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  […]

Salvation Army Day with the London Majors

Posted on 10th June 2015, by Ontario Great Lakes
More than 250 Salvationists, friends and supporters joined with hundreds of other Londoners at Labatt Memorial Park in London for “Salvation Army Day” with the London Majors Baseball Club on Friday, June 5th.  A Salvation Army Band ensemble played the National Anthem prior to the start of the game and Public Relations & Development Representative,  […]

London’s Westmount Shopping Centre Hits An Easter Home Run

Posted on 7th April 2015, by Ontario Great Lakes
On Saturday, April 4th Westmount Shopping Centre in London hosted the 3rd Annual Easter Egg Hunt with the London Majors.  For this year’s event, The Salvation Army was also invited to participate.  Those in attendance were invited to visit stations around the mall to meet players from the London Majors Baseball Team, who also handed  […]

Local Philanthropists Help London’s Kettle Campaign Reach Goal

Posted on 6th January 2015, by Ontario Great Lakes
With only days to spare, two extremely generous donations helped The Salvation Army to reach its goal of $475,000 in the 2014 London Christmas Kettle Campaign. On Friday, December 19, Tony Marsman of Rembrandt Homes presented a cheque for over $18,000 as his contribution to a total donation in excess of $36,000 made by attendees  […]

Salvation Army is London’s Good Samaritan of hope

Posted on 18th November 2014, by Ontario Great Lakes
By Sean Meyer, London Community News Rex Murphy, CBC radio personality, commentator and author, has spoken on behalf of the Salvation Army on many occasions, perhaps because his mother gave him the green light to do so. Murphy served as the keynote speaker at the third annual Salvation Army Hope in the City breakfast, held  […]

LPMA Golf Tournament Supports Salvation Army Centre of Hope

Posted on 12th September 2014, by Ontario Great Lakes
 When members of the London Property Management Association hit the links at the 11th annual LPMA fall golf tournament on September 8th, they were doing their part to help Londoners in need find permanent housing. This year’s proceeds will benefit The Salvation Army Centre of Hope, a downtown shelter that provides emergency beds and a  […]
From August 5-9, 2014 The Salvation Army’s Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) team from London assisted with Rail Emergency Response Training in partnership with the City of London, CN/CP Rail, the Railway Association of Canada, and members of the Chemistry Industry Association of Canada. The multi-day awareness training provided participants with an understanding of hazardous material  […]