City of Toronto Proclaims "Salvation Army Week" December 19-26, 2012

TORONTO, Dec. 19, 2012 /CNW/ - On Thursday, December 20, 2012, Mayor Rob Ford on behalf of Toronto City Council has proclaimed December 19-26, 2012 as "Salvation Army Week" in the City of Toronto.

Mayor Rob Ford encourages everyone to support The Salvation Army this holiday season.

The Salvation Army flag raising will take place at Toronto City Hall on Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 11:30am.  The Salvation Army Christmas Brass Ensemble and Salvation Army Spokesperson Major John Murray will be on hand to proclaim Salvation Army Week.

Proclamation:  http://www.toronto.ca/proclamations/2012/salvationarmy2012.htm

About the Salvation Army
The Salvation Army is an international faith-based organization that began its work in Canada in 1882 and has grown to become the largest non-governmental direct provider of social services in the country. The Salvation Army gives hope and support to vulnerable people today and every day in 400 communities across Canada and more than 125 countries around the world. The Salvation Army offers practical assistance for children and families, often tending to the basic necessities of life, providing shelter for homeless people and rehabilitation for people who have lost control of their lives to an addiction. When you give to The Salvation Army, you are investing in the future of marginalized and overlooked people in your community.  News releases, articles and updated information can be found at SalvationArmy.ca

SOURCE: The Salvation Army - Ontario Central Division

For further information:

Major John P. Murray, APR - Divisional Secretary for Public Relations and Development
416-998-0117

Neil W. Leduke - Director of Communications, The Salvation Army GTA
416-578-7998