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Salvation Army Launches 127th Annual Christmas Kettle Campaign

Posted on 21st November 2017, by SalvationArmy.ca
Toronto, ON November 21, 2017 – Today The Salvation Army officially launches its 2017 Christmas Kettle Campaign. Now in its 127th year, the annual holiday campaign seeks donations from the public to help The Salvation Army assist millions of people living in poverty. With one in 10 Canadians struggling to make ends meet, The Salvation Army’s campaign  […]

Salvation Army Partnership Supports Homeless Veterans

Posted on 6th November 2017, by SalvationArmy.ca
Homeless vet
When you consider the fact that Canada is a highly developed country, it’s hard to believe that 2,250 Canadian veterans are homeless and that they will face Remembrance Day on the street. In an effort to address the issue of homelessness among veterans, The Salvation Army Centre of Hope in Halifax has partnered with Veterans  […]

Salvation Army Helps Combat Waste and Improve Access to Fresh Food

Posted on 2nd November 2017, by SalvationArmy.ca
Salvation Army Helps Combat Waste and Improve Access to Fresh Food
Food waste in Canada is at record levels and The Salvation Army in London, Ont., is participating in a food coalition that rescues high-quality fresh food and redistributes it to people in need. “According to the London Poverty Research Centre, 26,000 people in London can’t afford to eat a sufficient, safe and nutritious diet on  […]

Community Kitchen Offers Ingredients for Success

Posted on 30th October 2017, by SalvationArmy.ca
Community Kitchen
For nine years, Courtney, 28, couldn’t leave her house because of panic attacks. Social anxiety disorder and PTSD affected her well-being and quality of life. Today, a Salvation Army community kitchen is giving her a chance to heal, learn valuable information and live healthier. “I’m meeting friends, learning about nutrition and health, and trying new  […]

Salvation Army Helps to Fill the Gap on Mental Health

Posted on 23rd October 2017, by SalvationArmy.ca
Salvation Army Helps to Fill the Gap on Mental Health
Every time John was discharged from the hospital after a mental-health breakdown, he had no idea where to turn for help. Today, at The Salvation Army’s Haven, a residential, licensed, mental-health program in Winnipeg, he is developing skills to reintegrate into and contribute to his community. “Without The Salvation Army I would be in hospital,”  […]

At-Risk Youth Reach for the Stars, Not for Drugs

Posted on 16th October 2017, by SalvationArmy.ca
At-Risk Youth Reach for the Stars, Not for Drugs
Before Deena (not her real name) entered a Salvation Army community-based drug treatment program she used daily, struggled with anxiety and depression, and did not have a good relationship with her mother. Today, Deena is drug free, coaching sports, working and is in university. “The program fills a gap in the community to provide local  […]