TORONTO, Dec. 17, 2018 /CNW/ - Today, on behalf of Toronto City Council, Mayor John Tory declares December 17-24, 2018 as "Salvation Army Week" in Toronto.
At 10:00 a.m., The Salvation Army will raise their 'Giving Hope Today' flag at the Courtesy Flag pole at Toronto City Hall. On behalf of Mayor John Tory, City Councillor Michael Ford will proclaim Salvation Army Week and be available for interviews with the media.
With an annual Christmas Kettle campaign goal of $3 million in the Greater Toronto Area, Mayor John Tory encourages everyone to support The Salvation Army as they continue to assist vulnerable individuals and families through the Christmas season and year-round.
"The Salvation Army is truly thankful for those who continue to support our Christmas Kettle campaign," says Jeffrey P. Robertson, Area Director of Public Relations for The Salvation Army, "Funds received from our kettles stay local and provide life-changing support to those who are often marginalized and overlooked in our communities. Making a donation is easy and can be done in-person at a Christmas Kettle, online at FillTheKettle.com, SalvationArmy.ca or by calling 1-800-SAL-ARMY".
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 over 400 communities across Canada and in 131 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.
SOURCE The Salvation Army - Ontario Central East Division
For further information: or to set up an interview please contact: Jeffrey P. Robertson, Area Director, Public Relations, Cell: 416-460-4441, Email: [email protected]