Headlines from Salvation Army in Canada
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- Salvation Army Assists Flood-Ravaged Communities in Saskatchewan -
Many parts of Saskatchewan experienced torrential rains and flash flooding the week of July 10, forcing hundreds of evacuations and several communities declaring states of emergency. Before long, Salvation Army Emergency and Disaster Services personnel were on hand serving meals and providing emotional and spiritual care to evacuees and first responders. Now, as residents clean up and come to grips with damages, The Salvation Army is ready to assist in whatever way it can.
"The hardest hit area was Arborfield, a [...]
- Fort McMurray: After the Fire -
“As the community moves from response to re-entry to recovery and rebuilding, the local Salvation Army in Fort McMurray is beginning to consider and anticipate community needs,” says Captain Mark Stanley from The Salvation Army in Alberta.
As of July 4, Alberta Agriculture and Forestry classified the wildfire as under control, completely contained and will be extinguished. Meanwhile, tens of thousands of people evacuated have returned to their homes. With this in mind, The Salvation Army has identified three key goals.
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- One Actor’s Journey out of Homelessness -
Less than a year ago, Kevin, an immigrant from Iran, lived on the streets of Vancouver. A former actor in his country, this wasn’t the life he had imagined. He had no home, no money and no family. Today, with help from The Salvation Army, he has a roof over his head and hope for a better future.
“I had many different problems,” says Kevin, 30. “Life was hard. But The Salvation Army changed that.”
In 2006, Kevin was a successful actor [...]