TORONTO, Dec. 18, 2017 /CNW/ - Today at 10:00 a.m., on behalf of Toronto City Council, Mayor John Tory proclaims December 18-25, 2017 as "Salvation Army Week" in the City of Toronto.
The Salvation Army will raise their flag at the Courtesy Flag Pole at Toronto City Hall at 10:00 a.m. Territorial Public Relations and Development Secretary, Major John P. Murray will be on hand to proclaim Salvation Army Week and available for interviews with the media.
With a Christmas Kettle 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 throughout the holiday season.
"The Salvation Army is grateful for those who continue to support our Christmas campaign," says Major John. P Murray, Territorial Public Relations and Development Secretary. "Funds received from Christmas Kettles stay local and assist those marginalized and overlooked in the community. As Christmas approaches, we want to remind those who haven't been able to make a donation at one of our kettles, that they can make their donation by visiting us online at FillTheKettle.com, SalvationArmy.ca 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 one of the largest direct providers 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 128 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 salvationarmy.ca.
SOURCE The Salvation Army - Ontario Central Division
For further information: on The Salvation Army, please contact: Major John P. Murray, Territorial Public Relations and Development Secretary, c) 416-889-4954, [email protected]