New funding is allowing The Salvation Army to maintain and hopefully expand its weekend backpack program. A surge of $50,000 from Mosaic means 19 students will go home from school every weekend with a backpack of food. By the end … Read more
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At the Salvation Army providing food and shelter is always a priority.
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
From beef to coffee, and pasta and potatoes, food inflation has persisted. According to The Globe and Mail high food prices are here to stay. How do you manage when the price of food goes up? And, when food suddenly … Read more
Hot meals are being delivered in west Niagara two nights a week with the possibility of adding more. The Salvation Army has taken the lead on an initiative to curb homelessness in Niagara and one of the first steps is … Read more