City of Toronto Proclaims "Salvation Army Week" December 19-26, 2013

TORONTO, Dec. 18, 2013 /CNW/ - On Thursday, December 19, 2013 at 11:30 am. Mayor Rob Ford on behalf of Toronto City Council will proclaim December 19-26, 2013 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 (Courtesy Flag Pole).  The Salvation Army Christmas Brass Ensemble and Salvation Army Spokesperson Andrew Burditt will be on hand to proclaim Salvation Army Week.

"The Salvation Army is always thankful to the citizens of this great city for their continued support of our Christmas Campaign."  Says Andrew Burditt, spokesperson for The Salvation Army.  "As we push into the final days of our campaign we wanted to remind those who haven't been able to make their donation at one of our Kettles, that they can make their donation by visiting us online at or by calling 1-800-SAL-ARMY."


About The Salvation Army:
The Salvation Army is an international Christian 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 people in your community who are in greatest need.  News releases, articles and updated information can be found at

SOURCE: The Salvation Army - Ontario Central Division

For further information:

on The Salvation Army, please contact:

Andrew Burditt
Divisional Secretary for Public Relations and Development
c) 416-845-8231

Neil W. Leduke
Divisional Director of Marketing and Communications
c) 416-578-7998


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