Headlines from Salvation Army in Canada
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- The Value of Volunteers -
What would our communities look like without volunteers? Needs might go unmet. Programs might not thrive. Services wouldn’t expand.
Every day, five days a week, Terry drives people to and from medical appointments such as dialysis treatments, blood labs, cancer clinics and mental health support. He says volunteering makes him feel productive and he’s made lots of new friends.
“I lost my job when the company I worked for was bought out,” says Terry. “It’s pretty hard for a 58-year-old to find [...]
- Salvation Army Celebrates Volunteers -
Every Monday night, Candace Neumann serves up food to some of society’s most vulnerable people at The Salvation Army’s hot meal program in Medicine Hat, Alberta. Candace is just one of 140,000 volunteers who help The Salvation Army.
During National Volunteer Week, from April 10 to 16, we want to take time to celebrate their contributions and thank them for their support.
“Every day, Salvation Army volunteers contribute their time and skills to improve the well-being of marginalized people,” says Major [...]
- Employment Program Helps One Woman Get Back on Her Feet -
For years, Lola experienced hardship in her marital life. After she separated, she became a stay-at-home mom with very little public interaction. Her self-esteem and overall well-being was severely damaged. She wasn’t sure where to turn for support. Then she learned about a community agency willing to help.
“My son’s school told me about The Salvation Army in Regent Park, Toronto,” says Lola. “I was new to the area and looking for ways to improve my situation. That’s where I received [...]