Divisional News

The General Gives Thanks for the Life of Billy Graham

Posted on 23rd February 2018, by juneli
London, 22 February 2018/IHQ/ – GENERAL André Cox has written a message of condolence to the family of world-renowned preacher and evangelist the Rev (Dr) Billy Graham, whose death was announced on 21 February. In his letter, the General recognises Reverend Graham’s ‘potent and effective’ varied ministries, with special mention of his global rallies at  […]

A Phone Call to Home

Posted on 15th February 2018, by juneli
By: June Li A set of unfortunate circumstances left 83-year-old Elsie homeless. When her landlord passed away, Elsie was left looking for a new place to live, but luck was not on her side. Soon she found herself sleeping in church parks and shelters. When Toronto experienced a cold snap, Elsie sought shelter at the  […]

Bags of Warmth, Hope and Love

Posted on 8th February 2018, by juneli
By: June Li For years, Quan Luu wanted to make a difference in his community. With colder temperatures hitting Toronto, he saw many without warm coats or winter accessories such as; hats, sweaters and jackets. After witnessing the number of homeless individuals on the street, he knew that he needed to do something. He understood  […]

Reflections from the Moss Park Armoury

Posted on 5th February 2018, by juneli
Reflections from the Moss Park Armoury
By: June Li As the Moss Park Armoury officially closes its doors, The Salvation Army would like to say thank you to all the volunteers and staff who have dedicated their time to serve Toronto’s most vulnerable members. In times of great need, Salvation Army volunteers jumped into action, giving hope and dignity to those  […]

More Than Just a Thrift Store

Posted on 29th January 2018, by juneli
More Than Just a Thrift Store
Pictured above: Councillor Jon Burnside with team members at the East York Thrift Store. Last year, the tight-knit community of East York welcomed a Salvation Army Thrift store into their neighbourhood. To celebrate their one year anniversary, the Thrift Store held a special in-store event. From giveaways to face painting, guests enjoyed the festivities with  […]

Pilot Project Brings In-House Health Care to Shelters

Posted on 25th January 2018, by juneli
Pilot Project Brings In-House Health Care to Shelters
Pictured above is Alexander Zsager, a homeless advocate who took the mic to share his experiences in shelters trying to receive medical assistance.  By: June Li For those experiencing homelessness, accessing medical help can often be a challenge. From long wait times to expensive medical prescriptions, there is a long list of obstacles the homeless face when seeking  […]

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  […]