As part of the Army’s Dignity Project, a collection of photos taken by homeless men and women in Ottawa is touring the city. The photos were taken in April 2011 and represent a snapshot of their everyday life. The exhibit … Read more
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Aboriginal Awareness Week, first introduced in 1992, is held on the four days that follow the Victoria Day long weekend and is a week to honour the many Aboriginal cultures in Canada. Yet, while Canada celebrates the Aboriginal community and … Read more
Canadians have spoken and they have something to say about homelessness in Canada. A report released today by The Salvation Army provides a unique look into how Canadians feel about the more than 150,000 homeless living on the streets in … Read more
Canadians have spoken and they have something to say about homelessness in Canada. A report released today by The Salvation Army provides a unique look into how Canadians feel about the more than 150,000 homeless living on the streets in cities across the country.
It’s just another way of restoring dignity to homeless men. The Salvation Army’s Maxwell Meighan Centre in Toronto’s downtown core is providing descent-sized, warm bath towels to residents through its “wrap someone in love” campaign. The centre, which delivered services … Read more
It has been said that homelessness can be wiped out within a decade if the right strategy is in place. In Canada, an estimated 150,000 to 300,000 people are homeless, living in shelters or on the streets. On any given … Read more
The Salvation Army will look at new ways to help Sudbury’s most vulnerable residents, thanks to a $28,500 grant from the provincial government. Sudbury MPP Rick Bartolucci made the announcement on behalf of No r t h e r n … Read more
It has been stated that poverty is the root cause that puts dignity out of reach. And, The Salvation Army believes that dignity is a fundamental right for all.