Awareness campaign is aimed at Canada’s younger demographic.
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Do you find it hard to eat right? An estimated 6,500 homeless youth in Canada do. The lives these teenagers lead consist mostly of jumping from doorways to shelters to various couches, sometimes a different place each night, where there’s … Read more
Throughout the month of March, the Parkdale Thrift Store, located in downtown Toronto at 1447 Queen Street West, will host an in-store fundraiser to support the local youth soccer club. Bloor Central Soccer Club (BCSC) is a group that is … Read more
There are no barriers to entry. No registration fee. No discrimination. For the past year, The Salvation Army Pembroke Community Church has been home to community youth ages 12 to 18 who come together to hang out, meet new friends … Read more
The Salvation Army Sutton, Ontario, youth shelter for homeless and in-crisis youth has something to celebrate. Four residents from its transitional housing program are pursuing post secondary education at various Ontario colleges. In addition, five other residents have been successful … Read more
The Salvation Army and Potash Corp created the summer “Food on the Move” program to provide meals to children at playgrounds in Saskatoon’s core neighbourhoods. The Salvation Army’s Les Marshall says the demand for the mobile, bag lunch program has … Read more
On Halloween night, 2007, an 18-year-old man from Regent Park, located in old Toronto, was shot and killed by police after allegedly being caught in a robbery. He had a replica toy gun in his possession.
When Jessyka discovered she was pregnant at age 16, she was in shock and disbelief. Her boyfriend of three years was excited about the news. But that didn’t last. Jessyka, anxious and afraid of what the future held, had some decisions to make, and none of them were easy.
It started out as an employment opportunity, but Christina Plantinga’s time at The Salvation Army changed her forever – Read the full story
First-time campers don’t know a lot about life in the outdoors, including how to paddle a kayak, pitch a tent or build a campfire