salvation army

More than half of Canadians facing food budget constraints: Salvation Army poll

Dec 9, 2022 | 10:39am

A new survey suggests the rising cost of living has forced more than half of Canadians to cut costs in myriad ways including by choosing cheaper, less healthy foods and skipping medications. The Salvation Army released the data today as part of its Christmas fundraising campaign. Research by Edelman Data & Intelligence suggests a growing […]

Renaissance Retirement Residence providing support for Ukraine

Apr 12, 2022 | 12:17pm

The Renaissance Retirement Residence will be doing their part to help with the relief efforts in Ukraine tonight. They will be holding a performance from 30 Chaban Ukrainian dancers beginning at 7:00, everyone is welcome to attend the performance. Recreation Director Sharon Gogel says the dancers will not only provide entertainment for the residents with […]

Walmart helping Salvation Army Kettle campaign

Dec 19, 2020 | 11:23am

Walmart Canada is hosting the 11th annual “Fill the Kettle Day” and match donations made by individuals to Salvation Army Christmas kettles located in its stores nationwide, to a maximum of $100,000 on Saturday. Canadians are invited to make donations that will support their local community with the option to tap and give through technology. […]

Challenging Christmas Kettle Campaign this year for Salvation Army

Dec 3, 2020 | 6:36am

Through the Christmas Kettle campaign, the Salvation Army is embarking on the challenge of providing food hampers to over 5,000 households and toys to over 3,000 of those households. And it all has to be done while maintaining social distancing measures and mask wearing amid increased need. Salvation Army’s Major Mike Hoeft says this year […]

Canadian Tire helps the Christmas kettle campaign after the potential of a loss

Dec 15, 2019 | 9:00am

The Canadian Tire on north Albert Street is stepping up to fill a void created by a fire at the Rochdale Boulevard Walmart last week. That store still hasn’t re-opened meaning one location for the annual Salvation Army Christmas kettle campaign was unavailable meaning a potential loss of some funds. Canadian Tire says they will […]

Salvation Army kicks off 129th Kettle Campaign

Nov 23, 2019 | 12:00pm

The Salvation Army Kettle Campaign is back this holiday season for a 129th year. Look for the red kettles and listen for the Christmas bells collecting money for those in need. Kristine Gray with the Salvation Army said volunteers for kettle shifts are always needed at this time of the year. “The money we raise on […]