When Johnathan Bannan walked into the shelter at The Salvation Army Ottawa Booth Centre, he'd hit rock bottom. The Residential Life Skills program helped with one-on-one coaching and practical social skills development, helping Johnathan to set, reach and maintain independent life goals. “I learned how to care for myself,” Bannan said. “I found the structure and tools I needed to do what I had... View details ⇨
Murdoch Mysteries recently partnered with The Salvation Army in Canada for a little magic and mystery this holiday season. Be sure to watch the Christmas special on CBC Dec. 12 at 8 p.m. EST, with an encore presentation on Christmas Day. Murdoch Mysteries
1 in 10 Canadians live in poverty. Today, on International Volunteer Day, you can take action to help them. Register online to volunteer, donate canned goods or give your spare change at a Christmas Kettle. Help change lives this Christmas season. [ Salvationarmy.ca Link ]
Early this week, The Salvation Army and Sikh community of Medicine Hat, Alta., joined together to help feed vulnerable people in their community. “It was a beautiful time of connection with community and an example to our people of partnering and working together no matter our faith belief.” [ Ow.ly Link ]
The Salvation Army and Running Room Inc would like to thank everyone who participated in, or supported, the 26th annual Santa Shuffle. You are helping to give hope to thousands of vulnerable Canadians this Christmas season.
It’s that time of the year again when Salvation Army Christmas kettles are found all around, from malls to grocery stores. With a national goal of $21 million, no donation is too small. Money raised will stay local and help fund programs and social services in your community. Give the gift of hope this holiday, donate to a Kettle. [ Ow.ly Link ]
For Doreen, the support she received last Christmas wasn’t just about the food and gifts for her family, but the time people took to speak with her and make her feel important, respected and loved. [ Salvationarmy.ca Link ]
‘I hope I don’t have to be here for long.’ Many food bank users never anticipate needing the support, and are grateful that it’s there. @CBC News shares what it’s like to rely on a food bank. [ Ow.ly Link ]
Christmas is the season of giving. Please consider donating to The Salvation Army, who provided 3.2 million free meals last year for vulnerable men, women and families. No act of generosity is too small. #GivingTuesday
The Santa Shuffle is coming to town this Saturday, Dec. 3, in 42 locations across Canada. Support your local Salvation Army through this fun event by registering with your family and friends today. Online registration closes this Wednesday at midnight. Help make a difference…one step at a time. [ Ow.ly Link ]
The Salvation Army believes that every person deserves to be treated with dignity and compassion. Thanks to the support of our donors and volunteers, The Salvation Army assisted over 1.9 million vulnerable people last year.
We keep making better things. This Black Friday, when we rush out to stores for deals on the latest tech gadgets and large screen TV’s, let's take a step back and ask ourselves, why can’t we make things better for everyone?
What do you get the person who has everything for Christmas? Give the gift of hope by supporting The Salvation Army's clean water projects. Watch this video to learn more about how clean water initiatives are supporting communities in developing countries. [ Salvationarmy.ca Link ]