With an estimated 165,000 nonprofits and charities in Canada, why do people give to The Salvation Army? One man tells his story. In East Asia Robert* grew up in a well-to-do family. His father, a master baker, owned a successful … Read more
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While thrift store shopping tends to keep money in your wallets, it could also help send a child to camp. With camping season just around the corner, Salvation Army Thrift stores are collecting funds to give deserving kids from economically … Read more
Siemens Canada and its employees recently joined efforts in support of families in need as part of their annual Hope for Holidays campaign. Employees collected funds and items for local charities and donations were matched by the company, resulting in … Read more
They didn’t knock on anyone’s door or interrupt anyone’s meal. Volunteers in Chilliwack, B.C. dropped off donation bags for residents to fill. Bags were hung from doorknobs and all residents had to do was pack them and set them out … Read more
As the year winds down, The Salvation Army is asking Canadians to keep them in mind when they are considering donating to charity. Donations are critical to The Salvation Army’s survival and are used to, not only help those in … Read more
Salvation Army calls on generosity of Canadians.
It’s easy, accessible and you don’t have to leave the comforts of home. With the Christmas season under way, now is a great time to embrace technology to help others. The Salvation Army’s online kettle, fillthekettle.com, compliments the traditional bell-ringing … Read more
In 2011, Canadians stuffed $21 million into the Army’s bubbles and buckets, continuing to make it one of the nation’s oldest, but most successful, forms of philanthropy. Kettle-giving continues to be positive even in an era when The Salvation Army … Read more
Charlene’s story of being too poor for Christmas.
The Christmas season is around the corner and the Salvation Army has many ways for everyone to give something back to the community again this year. Lieutenant Brian Bobolo of the Estevan Salvation Army noted the local food bank is … Read more