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  • Students from Chaanga Secondary School in Zambia pose during a goat distribution ceremony

    The Battle Against Hunger

    The Salvation Army is helping to bring food security to those without. October 14, 2021 by Major Heather Matondo
    Filed Under:
    Faith & Friends

    October 16 has been designated by the UN as World Food Day. This comes just days after Thanksgiving, when many of us sat with family and enjoyed a large meal together. Maybe this year we will not only give thanks for what we have bu also reflect on the millions of people around the world who have far less than we do. As you will read, The Salvation Army's international development department is involved in many projects around the world, bringing food security to individuals and families.

  • Ryan with Chaplain Doug Schultz (left) and Sarah Bartkus, recreational therapist from Grace Manor

    From Rock Bottom to Full Circle

    Thanks to The Salvation Army, Ryan kicked his addictions. October 13, 2021 by Maria Silva
    Filed Under:
    Faith & Friends

    Thanks to The Salvation Army, Ryan kicked his addictions. Now, he plans to give back by helping others as he was helped.

  • Major Morgan Hillier (here with his wife, Major Lisa Hillier) shares a note of encouragement

    Coffee Conversations

    Sharing hope and encouragement, one double-double at a time. October 8, 2021 by Giselle Randall
    Filed Under:
    Faith & Friends

    In October 2019, Major Morgan Hillier, the Salvation Army pastor at Mount Pearl Corps, N.L., met a friend for coffee at a Tim Hortons.

    “He was going through some challenges. As we were talking, I gave him some advice, which I wrote on a napkin,” says Major Morgan. Wondering if others would find it useful as well, he snapped a picture...

  • One Handy Caddy

    An easy upcycling project with big fall gatherings in mind. October 1, 2021 by Denise Corcoran
    Filed Under:
    Faith & Friends

    A utensil caddy makes prep work easy peasy. And this DIY is simple to customize to your specific needs!

  • Neil Davison choreographs a fight scene in his home gym

    Rolling With the Punches

    Stunt performer Neil Davison brings faith to film. September 28, 2021 by Giselle Randall
    Filed Under:
    Faith & Friends

    Neil Davison has crashed cars, plummeted off cliffs and been engulfed in flames. He has fought superheroes, monsters and mutants. He’s died a thousand deaths in countless movies and TV shows. “I rely on my faith, but I don’t throw myself into things, thinking, God’s got me,” he says. “Being a good stunt performer is about intelligent courage—I don’t feel like I take foolish or irresponsible risks. But I still find strength in knowing that God is there for me and cares about me.”

  • Girls in Kenya navigate the world of words

    A Brighter Future

    In a world built upon words, a Salvation Army literacy program is writing a new chapter. September 24, 2021 by Major Heather Matondo
    Filed Under:
    Faith & Friends

    In a world built upon words, a Salvation Army literacy program is writing a new chapter.

  • Jeanette Levellie's mom, with a butterfly sitting on her hand

    The Butterfly

    When I had to move Mom to a nursing home, God surprised me with a wee reminder of His faithfulness. September 23, 2021 by Jeanette Levellie
    Filed Under:
    Faith & Friends

    A sign from God helped Jeanette Levellie have peace about her mom's new life in a nursing home.

  • Dr. Michael Boyce

    Big Screen, Bigger Ideas

    New documentary, The Science-Fiction Makers, deals with spirituality, sci-fi and why stories matter. September 22, 2021 by Kimberly Kakegamic
    Filed Under:
    Faith & Friends

    New documentary, The Science-Fiction Makers, deals with spirituality, sci-fi and why stories matter.

  • Tariq Duffuaa (left), pictured here with his wife, Areej Adam, and their children

    Support, “Every Time”

    Two families share how The Salvation Army provided care during their time of need. September 17, 2021 by Melissa Yue Wallace
    Filed Under:
    Faith & Friends

    From May 2020 to May 2021, 5,883 people received assistance from The Salvation Army Yorkminster  Citadel in Toronto.

  • Back to School on a Budget

    How to thrift kids’ clothes. September 15, 2021 by Tijana McAllister
    Filed Under:
    Faith & Friends

    Shopping at a Salvation Army thrift store can allow your kids to get higher-end items for less.