London

London Leaves Lasting Impression on National Advisory Board

Posted on 18th October 2017, by Ontario Great Lakes
London Leaves Lasting Impression on National Advisory Board
By Shannon Wise Each year in the fall, the National Advisory Board visits a different city in Canada to see first-hand the work of The Salvation Army. This year’s visit was to London, Ontario. Ministry Unit tours included the London Village, Correctional & Justice Services and the Centre of Hope. “Such opportunities have proven to  […]

Healthy Homes Provides Hope on and off the Court

Posted on 1st March 2017, by Ontario Great Lakes
By Shannon Wise On any given year, 1 in 5 Canadians will experience mental illness or addiction. Thirty-two-year-old Glen Kurti, who started as a volunteer with The Salvation Army, happens to be that 1 in 5. After years of highs and lows, and struggles with relationships, Kurti was recently diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder and credits  […]
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Making Life Better For Those With Alzheimer’s

Posted on 14th February 2017, by Ontario Great Lakes
By Shannon Wise An intelligent Bookkeeper, a talented bowler and a bingo enthusiast. That’s the way Dave Yule remembers how his mother used to be. Now at age 82, Agnes Yule suffers from Alzheimer’s. Agnes attends the Adult Day Program at The Salvation Army's London Village five days a week. Brothers Dave & Brian Yule share  […]
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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  […]

“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  […]

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  […]
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  […]