Divisional News

2009 Kettle Campaign Launches in Ottawa Area

Posted on 2nd December 2009, by Ontario Central East
SALVATION ARMY LAUNCHES 2009 CHRISTMAS CAMPAIGN Annual Campaign Provides Support to More Than 5000 Families OTTAWA – November 18, 2009 – The Salvation Army today announced the launch of the 2009 Christmas Campaign aimed at raising money to combat the spread of poverty during the Christmas season and throughout the year. The iconic Salvation Army  […]

2nd Annual Hope in the City Breakfast

Posted on 27th November 2009, by Ontario Central East
The Salvation Army officially launched the Christmas season in the GTA with the 2nd annual Hope in the City Breakfast presented by Rogers. Herbie Kuhn a great friend and supporter of The Salvation Army and the “court-side voice” of the Toronto Raptors of the NBA was the Master of Ceremonies. Two-time Olympic Gold medalist, Catriona  […]

Kingston Kettle Launch

Posted on 23rd November 2009, by Ontario Central East
Members of The Salvation Army Kingston area band play Christmas carols at the Kettle Launch Friday, November 20, 2009 at the Kingston Frontenacs Game at the K-Rock Centre, The Salvation Army annouced a $220,000 Kettle goal for the city lead by Major Gary Brown, Area Director for PRD. Players from the Kingston Salvation Army hockey  […]

The Santa Shuffle – Dec. 5 2009

Posted on 18th November 2009, by Ontario Central East
The Annual Santa Shuffle Fun Run & Elf Walk On Saturday Decmeber 5, 2009 The Salvation Army in partnership with the Running Room will host the Santa Shuffle. This is a family-oriented 5km fun run and 1 km ‘elf trot’ around Sunnybrook Park that starts at 10:00 am. All proceeds will go towards supporting The  […]

Desperate Times equal Desperate Measures for Some

Posted on 18th November 2009, by Ontario Central East
TORONTO, Nov. 18 /CNW/ – Desperate times equal desperate measures, says, Captain John Murray of The Salvation Army as reports of a “Salvation Army Santa”, an unauthorized individual going door-to-door trying to collect donations in North York, Ontario has been reported. “In tough economic times, people will resort to all means of trying to make  […]

Christmas Kettle Campaign Kick-off

Posted on 12th November 2009, by Ontario Central East
2009 GTA Goal – $2.5M Campaign kick-off – November 19th, 2009 400 Christmas Kettle locations – Over 2000 Bell Ringers Frequently asked questions: What does the Kettle represent? The origins of Christmas Kettles date back far more than you might guess. In 1891, Captain Joseph McFee wanted to help the poor people in San Francisco,  […]

14th Annual Toy Mountain Campaign Launches

Posted on 12th November 2009, by Ontario Central East
Help CTV and the Salvation Army Build A Mountain Of Toys: The 14th Annual Toy Mountain Campaign Launches Wednesday, Nov. 18 – Cineplex Entertainment partners with CTV for CTV TORONTO’s annual holiday toy drive benefiting the Salvation Army – – CTV News broadcasts live from SilverCity Fairview Mall Cinemas with a free movie, regular popcorn  […]

Report from the Divisional Commander

Posted on 9th October 2009, by Ontario Central East
Dear Friends: Fall has arrived and with it brings cooler weather and a new busy season of ministry for The Salvation Army. In this season of thanksgiving I am pleased to introduce to you the new ‘Divisional Commander’s Report’ e-Newsletter. I look forward to sharing with you through this medium every couple of months. This  […]

Mission:CUBA 2

Posted on 15th September 2009, by Ontario Central East
Mission: Cuba 2 – My Experience By Doug Morton (Erin Mills Corps) When you think of Cuba what comes to mind? The glorious beaches of Varadero? The cars from the 40’s and 50’s in pristine condition? Maybe this little story will have you thinking otherwise. You don’t have to be involved in policing for very  […]