TORONTO, Jan. 6, 2018 /CNW/ - With extreme weather conditions and shelters hitting capacity, Moss Park Armoury will remain open 24 hours a day over the next two weeks. The Salvation Army is now active at the Moss Park Armoury, providing 100 meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as snack and hydration for those who will be utilizing the temporary shelter services.
"The Salvation Army is pleased to partner with the City of Toronto and we are grateful we can respond to the call for assistance providing meals," said Major John P. Murray, spokesperson for The Salvation Army. "We will continue to provide meals, snacks and hydration as long as the City requires our assistance at Moss Park Armoury."
The Salvation Army Outreach teams continue to be out on the streets to check on the vulnerable to ensure that they are safe from dangerous weather conditions.
For Interviews and B-roll of Salvation Army meal preparation and teams in action 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]