TORONTO, Jan. 7, 2018 /CNW/ - With the recent extreme weather conditions and shelters hitting capacity, Moss Park Armoury was opened by the City of Toronto to shelter those who need a warm place to stay and a healthy meal. The Salvation Army is providing 100 meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as snack and hydration for those who will be utilizing the temporary shelter services.
Meals are prepared at a local Salvation Army Shelter and transported to the Moss Park Armoury for distribution. The Salvation Army is not accepting food donations at the Armoury. For those wishing to donate non-perishable food items we invite them to contact their local Salvation Army food bank.
"We are grateful to community members, churches and other groups who have taken the initiative to help feed those who are utilizing the Moss Park Armoury, said Major John P. Murray. However, we are not accepting food donations on site."
The Salvation Army is accepting monetary donations at SalvationArmy.ca for those who would like to make an online donation. You can also call 1-800-SAL-ARMY to donate.
For Interviews please contact Neil Leduke at 416-578-7998.
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 or for Interviews, please contact: Neil W. Leduke, Divisional Director of Marketing and Communications, c) 416-578-7998, [email protected]