The Powerful Team Behind a Successful Kettle Campaign

Posted on 19th January 2018, by juneli
Pictured above are Major John P. Murray, Territorial Public Relations and Development Secretary and Jeff Robertson, Area Director – Public Relations, presenting a ‘Thank You Certificate’ to Joanne Blackmore and Major Flo Sharples.  By: June Li The Christmas season has come and gone and The Salvation Army is extremely grateful to our supporters that helped  […]

Enjoy the Sounds of the Watoto Children’s Choir

Posted on 15th January 2018, by juneli
You are invited! Enjoy a free concert featuring the Watoto Children’s Choir. Catch them in Lindsay and Midland on the following dates: Friday, March 9th, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. The Salvation Army – Lindsay Community Church 51 Eglinton Street, Lindsay, Ontario Tuesday, March 13th, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. The Salvation Army – Midland 555 Dominion  […]

When No Road Leads to Home

Posted on 12th January 2018, by juneli
For months, 83-year-old Elsie has slept rough on the streets of Toronto while she tries to get a foot in the door―any door. “I’ve never faced challenges such as this,” Elsie tells a Salvation Army worker. “All I seek is a safe, secure place to lay my head every night.” Moss Park cots Elsie is  […]
Categories: Newswire
By: June Li On January 8th at 4:00 p.m., the New Hope Leslieville Shelter located at 29 Leslie Street, officially opened its doors to vulnerable men in the community. This new facility will be able to provide services for up to 60 people, offering emergency shelter, meals, supportive counselling, housing placement, follow-up services, employment referrals  […]

How to Follow Your Heart and Save Money

Posted on 23rd December 2017, by juneli
By: June Li The year is quickly coming to an end, but assistance is still needed for society’s most vulnerable individuals and families. This holiday season, follow your heart and save money by making a gift to The Salvation Army before December 31st. The Salvation Army is a registered charity, which means donors will receive  […]

Toy Mountain Surpasses Toy Goal!

Posted on 21st December 2017, by juneli
By: June Li From Oakville to Toronto, to Brampton to Uxbridge, last night was Toy Mountain’s finale. Sponsors, Ford finalists and the Toy Mountain team gathered at the Toronto CTV studios for the last Toy Mountain night of the season.  For 26 days, we have asked our supporters and viewers to help make a child’s  […]

Belleville Man Recognizes Kettle Volunteer as Long-lost Brother

Posted on 21st December 2017, by The Salvation Army in Canada
Belleville Man Recognizes Kettle Volunteer as Long-lost Brother
They hadn’t seen each other, or spoken, for 28 years when Mike Horsburgh flipped open his local newspaper to read that his brother, Bill, was volunteering with The Salvation Army’s Christmas kettle campaign. “I hadn’t seen Mike, or my other siblings, since my father’s funeral in 1989,” says Bill. “Time, distance and sometimes hard feelings  […]
Categories: Newswire

Thank You for Bringing Joy This Christmas (Video)

Posted on 20th December 2017, by juneli
Thank you for Supporting The Salvation Army! Due to kind and caring Canadians, The Salvation Army continues to address hidden, prevalent and emerging needs. But we can’t do it alone. Last year The Salvation Army helped more than 1.9 million people get back on their feet with services and programs such as Christmas assistance, food,  […]

Toy Mountain Delivers a Christmas First

Posted on 19th December 2017, by juneli
Pictured above are Adam and Amanda standing by their Christmas tree.  By: June Li After giving birth to her second child, Amanda*, Victoria began to have complications with her recovery and what followed was a series of hardships. Soon after Amanda’s birth, Victoria’s husband left. She now had to face the struggles of raising her  […]