Toronto, ON December 19, 2012 – With donations to The Salvation Army’s Christmas Kettle Campaign lagging, the organization is thrilled to announce that its partnership with Walmart Canada will continue. Walmart Fill the Kettle Day will be held on Thursday, … Read more
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For many, the Christmas season means, gifts, parties and fun with friends and family. But the reality is that one in 11 Canadians live in poverty. They may not have a hot meal on Christmas Day or neatly-wrapped gifts under … Read more
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Toronto, ON November 20, 2012 — Today, The Salvation Army announced the national launch of the 2012 Christmas Campaign, an effort designed to raise money and awareness for the millions of Canadians currently living in poverty. This Christmas, The Salvation … Read more
Rising costs of goods impacts household budgets.
Many people do not realize the extent of hunger’s reach in this country. Each month, close to 900,000 Canadians are assisted by food banks, and 93,000 of them are accessing them for the first time. World Food Day, October 16, … Read more
Food Services Report indicates Increase in demand for services
Thanksgiving won’t be a happy time for more than three million Canadians living in poverty. But for those of us who lead comfortable lives, Thanksgiving can be a time of giving back. The Thanksgiving season presents the perfect opportunity for … Read more
Dear friends: The Salvation Army helped more than 1.8 million people in Canada and Bermuda last year — that’s close to 5,000 people every day. In 2012 we marked our 130th anniversary. From the beginning The Salvation Army has provided … Read more
Bridging gaps between hope and fear.