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 everyday in 400 communities across Canada and more than 120 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.



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Oct 09, 2020, 12:56 ET Salvation Army thanks the Government of Canada for its ongoing commitment to food security during COVID-19 pandemic

TORONTO, Oct. 9, 2020 /CNW/ - The Salvation Army is grateful to the Government of Canada for its ongoing commitment to ensure Canadian households have access to safe, nutritious and culturally...


Jun 15, 2020, 09:30 ET The Rogers Family and The Salvation Army Team Up for COVID-19 Relief

TORONTO, June 15, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, the Rogers family donated $10 million to The Salvation Army to help support Canadians affected by COVID-19. It is the largest private donation the charity has...


May 04, 2020, 05:55 ET The Salvation Army Reminds Canadians to be Emergency Prepared

TORONTO, May 4, 2020 /CNW/ - Emergency Preparedness Week, May 3-9, encourages Canadians to take time now to plan for the unexpected. Given the global coronavirus pandemic we are experiencing, this...


Apr 09, 2020, 13:39 ET Salvation Army Thrift Stores Ask Customers to Stop Dropping Off Donations Outside Closed Stores and at Donation Bins

TORONTO, April 9, 2020 /CNW/ - Salvation Army thrift stores and donation centres have been forced to close due to the coronavirus pandemic and today the organization is asking the public to refrain...


Apr 03, 2020, 16:28 ET Salvation Army Grateful for $5 Million in Government Funding to Meet Extraordinary Challenges

TORONTO, April 3, 2020 /CNW/ - The Salvation Army is grateful to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Government of Canada for $5 million in funding as part of a $100 million investment to improve...


Mar 18, 2020, 16:11 ET Salvation Army Ramps up Efforts to Help Combat Coronavirus

TORONTO, March 18, 2020 /CNW/ - Experts say that community transmission of COVID-19 is underway in Canada and The Salvation Army is ramping up its efforts to help prevent the spread of the virus....


Mar 02, 2020, 07:05 ET The Salvation Army Thrift Store Launches National Donations Campaign Encouraging Canadians to Spring Into Action

TORONTO, March 2, 2020 /CNW/ - The Salvation Army Thrift Store invites Canadians to declutter with purpose this March during their national donations campaign called "Your Donations Matter: There's...


Jan 09, 2020, 16:35 ET Salvation Army Mourns the Loss of Iran's Crash Victims

TORONTO, Jan. 9, 2020 /CNW/ - The world was shocked and saddened this week in the aftermath of the plane crash in Iran that claimed the lives of 176 people, including 63 Canadians. "On behalf of The...


Jan 04, 2020, 16:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Salvation Army in Canada Accepts Donations for Australia as Bushfires Escalate/

TORONTO, Jan. 4, 2020 /CNW/ - Massive bushfires in Australia continue to spread as heat, high winds, and dry weather are pushing flames through much of the southeastern part of the country. As the...


Jan 04, 2020, 07:30 ET Salvation Army in Canada Accepts Donations for Australia as Bushfires Escalate

TORONTO, Jan. 4, 2020 /CNW/ - Massive bushfires in Australia continue to spread as heat, high winds, and dry weather are pushing flames through much of the southeastern part of the country. As the...


Dec 18, 2019, 16:15 ET /R E P E A T -- Walmart Canada Stores Rally With Customers to Help The Salvation Army Fill the Kettle/

Walmart to match in-store kettle donations up to $100,000 TORONTO, Dec. 18, 2019 /CNW/ - The Salvation Army is raising awareness about the upcoming annual Walmart Fill the Kettle Day to encourage...


Dec 18, 2019, 05:45 ET Walmart Canada Stores Rally With Customers to Help The Salvation Army Fill the Kettle

Walmart to match in-store kettle donations up to $100,000 TORONTO, Dec. 18, 2019 /CNW/ - The Salvation Army is raising awareness about the upcoming annual Walmart Fill the Kettle Day to encourage...


Nov 18, 2019, 16:15 ET /R E P E A T -- The Salvation Army Launches 129th Annual Christmas Kettle Campaign/

TORONTO, Nov. 18, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, The Salvation Army officially launches its 2019 Christmas Kettle Campaign, which is its largest public fundraising drive of the year. Now in its 129th year, the...


Nov 18, 2019, 05:05 ET The Salvation Army Launches 129th Annual Christmas Kettle Campaign

TORONTO, Nov. 18, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, The Salvation Army officially launches its 2019 Christmas Kettle Campaign, which is its largest public fundraising drive of the year. Now in its 129th year, the...


Sep 18, 2019, 16:00 ET Your Donations Matter More Than Ever This Fall

TORONTO, Sept. 18, 2019 /CNW/ - The Salvation Army Thrift Store values and needs donations of gently used clothing and household items. The organization relies heavily on donations coming through...


Aug 16, 2019, 14:53 ET The Salvation Army Thrift Store Is All About The Finds This National Thrift Shop Day

TORONTO, Aug. 16, 2019 /CNW/ - The Salvation Army Thrift Store is celebrating National Thrift Shop Day with the millions of people who love to thrift and who make donations of clothes and household...


Jan 09, 2019, 16:14 ET Salvation Army Thrift Stores to Place Cautionary Advisory on Donation Bins

TORONTO, Jan. 9, 2019 /CNW/ - The Salvation Army Thrift Store sends sincere condolences to the family and friends impacted by the tragic deaths of community members in clothing bins in Toronto and...


Dec 20, 2018, 06:00 ET Salvation Army Kettle Campaign $5.3 Million Behind Goal

TORONTO, Dec. 20, 2018 /CNW/ - With just five days remaining before Christmas, The Salvation Army is hoping for a strong outpouring of support from the public. As of December 20, The Salvation Army's ...


Dec 14, 2018, 06:00 ET Walmart Canada's Fill the Kettle Day Matches Funds Made to Salvation Army Kettle Campaign

TORONTO, Dec. 14, 2018 /CNW/ - On Saturday, December 15, Walmart Canada will match donations made by individuals to Salvation Army Christmas kettles located in its stores nationwide up to a maximum...


Nov 19, 2018, 06:00 ET The Salvation Army launches 128th annual Christmas Kettle Campaign

TORONTO, Nov. 19, 2018 /CNW/ - Today, The Salvation Army officially launches its 2018 Christmas Kettle Campaign, which is its largest public fundraising drive of the year. Now in its 128th year, the...


Oct 18, 2018, 14:09 ET Donations Needed at The Salvation Army Thrift Store to Support Moncton

MONCTON, Oct. 18, 2018 /CNW/ - The Salvation Army Thrift Store needs your donations to help make a difference in Moncton and surrounding communities. With three locations in and around the city: 1185 ...


Aug 20, 2018, 14:17 ET The Salvation Army Canada Announces Closure of Windsor, Ontario Thrift Store

WINDSOR, ON, Aug. 20, 2018 /CNW/ - The Salvation Army today announced the closure of its Thrift Store located at 1720 Walker Road, Windsor Ontario which will be effective on September 1, 2018. "This...


Aug 16, 2018, 15:29 ET Make a Difference by Shopping with The Salvation Army Thrift Store for National Thrift Shop Day

TORONTO, Aug. 16, 2018 /CNW/ - Thrift is not only thriving in Canada, but with The Salvation Army Thrift Store is making a difference for local communities. With over 100 locations throughout Canada, ...


May 29, 2018, 16:26 ET Salvation Army Thrift Store Opens First Location in Eastern Montreal

RIVIÈRE-DES-PRAIRIES–POINTE-AUX-TREMBLES, QC, May 29, 2018 /CNW/ - The Salvation Army Thrift Store moves into Eastern Montreal with new location in Pointe-aux-Trembles (PAT) to serve the community...


May 10, 2018, 16:39 ET The Salvation Army in Barrie Celebrates 135 Years of Service

The City of Barrie proclaims the week of May 18th to 27th 2018 as Salvation Army Week BARRIE, ON, May 10, 2018 /CNW/ - The Salvation Army in Barrie is celebrating 135 years of providing hope and...