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Salvation Army Receives $250,000 Donation for Haiti

Posted on 18th January 2010, by Salvation Army
On Thursday, January 14, 2010, Mr. Frank Flaman of the Frank Flaman Foundation in Edmonton, Alberta, presented a cheque for $250,000 for Haiti relief to The Salvation Army. Major Fred Waters, Divisional Commander and Mrs. Karen Diaper, from the Public Relations office were thrilled to receive this significant donation. The Frank Flaman Foundation was created  […]
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Salvation Army Haiti Earthquake Relief: Update 4

Posted on 18th January 2010, by Salvation Army
Salvation Army personnel in Haiti have welcomed in teams who are distributing limited supplies and assessing the situation relative to what The Salvation Army can do to commence a relief and recovery program. Team Canada expects to arrive today. Several planes are shuttling personnel and cargo to the disaster zone; mobile kitchens are serving tuna,  […]
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Salvation Army Haiti Earthquake Relief: Update 3

Posted on 15th January 2010, by Salvation Army
A team of Salvation Army personnel from Canada will leave for Haiti tomorrow, January 16. Brian Burditt, Director of World Missions, Major Rick Shirran, Territorial Disaster Services Director and Jeremy Watt, Web Producer / Photographer are expected to be on the ground in Haiti Sunday. “We are working with The Salvation Army World Services Organization,  […]
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The Salvation Army has activated its Text to Donate program and Canadians are responding to this vital relief effort. For this, The Salvation Army is truly grateful. But, due to the volume of donors, the system maybe slow and The Salvation Army asks for your patience. We are pleased that Telus has joined the program  […]
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Millions Injured, Homeless in Wake of Haiti Earthquake

Posted on 15th January 2010, by Salvation Army
Dear friend, Salvation Army personnel are working around the clock to carry out our emergency response after the 7.0-magnitude earthquake that struck the Caribbean island of Haiti on January 12. A communication just received from The Salvation Army’s Director of Disaster Services stationed in Haiti said: “When the earthquake struck, I was driving down the  […]
As The Salvation Army continues to provide relief to victims of the earthquake in Haiti, donations made by individual Canadians to The Salvation Army from January 12 to February 12, 2010, will be matched by the Government of Canada. The Salvation Army in Canada and Bermuda has committed an initial $100,000 USD to the relief  […]
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Salvation Army Haiti Earthquake Relief: Update 2

Posted on 14th January 2010, by Salvation Army
The Salvation Army World Services Organization, based in the U.S., has personnel en route to Haiti to coordinate the various logistics needed to get food air-lifted into Haiti. At least 285,000 meals are ready to be sent. In addition, a team of professionals in the field of emergency disaster services will assist exhausted workers on  […]

Google Earth Map Shows the Earthquake Damage in Haiti

Posted on 14th January 2010, by Salvation Army
You can now get a satellite’s-eye view of the devastation in Haiti with Google Earth. Google worked with satellite imaging company GeoEye to put together a map layer file that provides up-close views of the wreckage of government buildings and more in the Haitian capital city of Port-au-Prince. If you switch the layer on and  […]
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Salvation Army to Accept Haiti Relief Donations via Text Message

Posted on 14th January 2010, by Salvation Army
Canadians can donate to the Haiti Earthquake Disaster Relief Fund by texting HAITI to 45678 Toronto, ON January 14, 2010 – The Salvation Army has activated its Text to Donate program in support of the Haiti Earthquake Disaster Relief Fund. Canadians can make a $5.00 donation to The Salvation Army’s efforts in Haiti by texting  […]