The Santa Shuffle is held in 41 communities across Canada and Ottawa and is the largest of those events with over 1600 participants.
The Salvation Army Housing Response Team at The Ottawa Booth Centre works one-on-one with homeless individuals to create individualized housing plans.
Jim Jenkins used sports to turn his life around after years of mental-health issues, and drug and alcohol addiction.
With diversified programs and services under one roof, staff and volunteers are committed to serving with compassion, recognizing the inherent dignity of each individual.
This Thanksgiving, we invite you to join with The Salvation Army and help struggling families and individuals in the fight against hunger.
Jim was 70, penniless and living in a storage locker when he turned to The Salvation Army in Belleville, Ont., for help. “I was in a pit,” says Jim. “And there was only myself to blame.”
With a national goal of providing support to send 600 kids to Salvation Army summer camps, the Thrift Store’s GoodWorks@WorkTM campaign exceeded expectations by 176 kids.
The Salvation Army Victims Services team offers assistance to individuals affected by fires, floods, and disasters through emotional support during and after the emergency and tangible items to help them get through the time immediately following.
Imagine that in sub-zero temperatures, you have to send your children to school in hoodies and runners because you can’t afford winter clothing. Or your hands are red, swollen and numb because you live on the streets and don’t own a pair of gloves. Sadly, even in a country as wealthy as Canada, this is…
In March, 2016, one long embrace ended a five-year separation among a group of Syrian newcomers seeking help at The Salvation Army’s Booth Centre in Ottawa. They were good friends from the same small community, but the last time they saw each other was in a refugee camp. Each family had assumed the other hadn’t…