Volunteers Bring Passion, Action and Impact

Posted on 16th April 2012, by SalvationArmy.ca
Volunteers like 20-year-old Kayla are critical to the success of Salvation Army services. National volunteer week, April 15-21, pays tribute to the millions of Canadian volunteers who donate their time and energy. In 2011, 202,000 volunteers from all walks of life gave more than 1.4 million man hours to The Salvation Army, helping people at  […]
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Giving Malawi a Brighter Future

Posted on 9th April 2012, by SalvationArmy.ca
Malawi, also known as The Warm Heart of Africa, is among the world’s least-developed countries. In February 2012, Commissioner Brian Peddle, Territorial Leader for The Salvation Army in Canada and Bermuda, visited Malawi to view projects supported by The Salvation Army Canada and Bermuda Territory. “Malawians face an unfortunate combination of disease, drought, poverty and  […]
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On the Road to New Life

Posted on 2nd April 2012, by SalvationArmy.ca
New immigrants from war-torn countries face a host of challenges. While poverty, language barriers, loss, separation, and unemployment is common and frightening, the thought of driving on Canadian roads can be just as terrifying. Located in Winnipeg, The Salvation Army’s Life Employability and Enhancement Program (LEEP) is a pre-employment training program that assists newcomers in  […]
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Discover the Benefits of Giving Wisely

Posted on 30th March 2012, by SalvationArmy.ca
Did you know there are creative ways to support The Salvation Army? Ways where The Salvation Army, you and your loved ones all benefit at the same time? These giving techniques are called “planned gifts.” In an effort to increase awareness of this option for supporting our work, and to provide helpful information as you  […]
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Donation Expands Resource Centres

Posted on 27th March 2012, by SalvationArmy.ca
As The Salvation Army celebrates the one-year anniversary of its Dignity Project, a generous $3 million donation from The W. Garfield Weston Foundation is making it possible to promote dignity for years to come. Named after the late Barbara Mitchell, daughter of Garfield Weston, The Salvation Army Barbara Mitchell Family Resource Centres in Winnipeg and  […]
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The Dignity Project is Making a Difference

Posted on 20th March 2012, by SalvationArmy.ca
The month of March marks one-year since The Salvation Army launched The Dignity Project, which is designed to educate and inform the public about the challenges facing society’s most vulnerable. During the past 12 months, The Salvation Army has offered a variety of unique social service programs to meet client needs in new ways. The  […]
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New Choices, New Life

Posted on 6th March 2012, by SalvationArmy.ca
Danielle didn’t set out to get addicted to drugs. But at age 14 she was arranging her life around marijuana, acid, PCP and morphine. Four years later she had spun out of control. Then, one day, a life-changing event caused her to find the inner strength to finally get substance abuse out of her life.  […]
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Drop-in Centre Meets Needs of Local Youth

Posted on 27th February 2012, by SalvationArmy.ca
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 and have fun in a safe and healthy environment. In 2011, after moving around to  […]
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Why is Compassion Important?

Posted on 20th February 2012, by SalvationArmy.ca
Seven core operational values guide all aspects of The Salvation Army in Canada & Bermuda. Why is compassion important? Because every life has worth. Seven core operational values guide all aspects of The Salvation Army in Canada & Bermuda. Compassion, one of these values, states that the Army reaches out to others and cares for  […]
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Life after Addiction

Posted on 13th February 2012, by SalvationArmy.ca
They were the worst words Sonny would hear. They came out of the blue in the midst of what he thought was a good relationship. His world came crashing down around him. When Sonny’s (Sunil’s) wife of 17 years blurted out that she didn’t love him anymore, he felt like tearing himself apart. Sadly, separation  […]
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