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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  […]

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  […]

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  […]