Headlines from Salvation Army in Canada
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- Free Furniture Helps People Who Were Homeless Turn Housing into Homes -
For people experiencing homelessness, moving into a place with four walls and a roof over their heads is life-changing. But shelter alone doesn’t make a home, and The Salvation Army in Lethbridge, Alta., is providing them with furniture and all the essentials needed for setting up a new place of residence.
In partnership with the City of Lethbridge’s Housing First Initiative, The Salvation Army’s “Just Like Home” program started in 2013. Since then, furniture and other items have been distributed to [...]
- Beating New-Mom Stress -
Every new parent has some level of fear or anxiety about becoming a mom or dad. But Andrea, who suffered from long-term anxiety, panicked about every little thing. When worrying too much got in the way of making great memories she took action, found support and was able to move on.
“I was uptight about so much,” says Andrea. “Anxiety made me crazy.”
With a history of anxiety, Andrea knew that to give Amelia (now 18 months) a better life, she [...]
- 10 Hard-to-believe Facts about Poverty in Canada -
Have you seen The Salvation Army’s campaign, It’s Time to End Poverty? With one in 10 Canadians living in poverty, it’s more important than ever to raise awareness about the issue.
Did you know…
- one in five households spend over 50 percent of their income on rent, which puts them at risk of homelessness?
- 42 percent of Canadians say they would be in financial difficulty if their pay was delayed one week?
- one in 10 Canadians can’t afford to fill their medical prescriptions?
- as of [...]