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Each year during the first full week of May, Emergency Preparedness Week (EP Week) is held all across Canada. This annual national event is coordinated by Public Safety Canada, in close collaboration with the provinces and territories and partners, including The Salvation Army. This year is the 20th annual EP Week and the theme is  […]

Hamilton Celebrates Volunteers

Posted on 22nd April 2015, by Ontario Great Lakes
On April 22, 2015, The Hamilton Area Ministries of The Salvation Army gathered at WinterberryHeights church to honour volunteers at our annual Volunteer Appreciation Night. Special guests were Majors Morris & Wanda Vincent, Divisional Commander and Divisional Director for Women’s Ministries, and Major Gord Armstrong, The Salvation Army PanAm Games Representative.  Twenty valuable volunteers from  […]
If you think The Salvation Army doesn’t need volunteers, think again. Without them, our Christmas Kettle Campaign would not be able to operate. And without this crucial fundraising initiative, the thousands of people we help at Christmas time and year-round would be left without hope. With over 50 kettle locations in London placed in strategic  […]
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Walk with the Cross

Posted on 9th April 2015, by Ontario Great Lakes
Story Courtesy of St. Thomas-Elgin Weekly News (click here for original article) Around 200 worshipers marched to the sound of a 30 piece marching band on Good Friday The Salvation Brass from the United Kingdom helped local worshipers celebrate the twenty-first annual St Thomas Walk with the Cross. Bandmaster Dean Jones and local Salvation Army Corp  […]
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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  […]
Earlier this month, London’s Westminster Park Community Church began another session of their literacy program, iRead. The program has been running for one year with great success with the children involved.  At present there are 10 children that attend the program every Thursday after school from 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. During that time, they  […]
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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  […]

Ontario Welcome to the New Territorial Commander

Posted on 5th November 2014, by Ontario Great Lakes
Guelph Citadel – November 2, 2014 Salvationists and friends from the Ontario Great Lakes and the Ontario Central-East Divisions packed out the Guelph Citadel sanctuary for the welcome service of the new Territorial Commander, Commissioner Susan McMillan, on Sunday, November 2nd, 2014. Major Morris Vincent, OGL Divisional Commander, welcomed the capacity crowd and called on  […]
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