So far in 2020, Toronto remains Canada’s most expensive city to live in. Community thrift stores present a solution to this issue by offering used clothing items at discounted prices. According to Statistics Canada, the…
Salvation Army’s Railside warehouse is stacked to the roof with pallets of food: the only problem is, they are lacking volunteers to sort the food.
The Northlea United Church has brought back its Christmas caroling event for the second year in a row. Members of the community came out to celebrate the holiday spirit, including local children and their pets.
The group first met at the church around 6:30 p.m. where music sheets were handed out and band members warmed up before heading out. The route started at Killdeer Cres and ended at Aerodome Cres in the Leaside area.
An unexpected army of shoppers stood in the rain waiting for Thorncliffe Park’s new Salvation Army to open its doors.
Justin Trudeau made a trip to the Toronto Christmas Market with a large red sack in hand. In support of the 21st annual Toy Mountain Campaign, Trudeau brought in a donation of unwrapped toys for the charity drive.
With Goodwill recently closing its doors to customers and staff, Torontonians may be seeking an alternative way to give back to the community.
Reactions to a planned Salvation Army men’s shelter in Leslieville were mainly positive at a meeting held over the weekend, but skepticism remained among some of the area’s residents.
For 15 years, Stan Williams has been conducting a choir. It’s early morning at the Salvation Army citadel on Lawrence Ave. E. when one-by-one, the men of the Singing Pilgrims make their way up the stage. Each is carrying a binder of sheet music in hand. It’s a weekly ritual for these retirees.
Cheerful sounds and the smell of hot apple cider filled Glen Stewart Park on Tuesday. Neighbours joined Santa and a Salvation Army band in the Beach park to sing along to some holiday tunes and raise money for the Army at the 24th annual Caroling in the Park event.
The Salvation Army is still on track for its Christmas giving season despite a recent theft of over $2-million worth of toys. Major John Murray, a spokesperson for the Salvation Army, said that his latest…