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Building ‘Stronger Roots’ within Communities through Supporting Life Skills Programs

Empowering neighbours through supporting life skill programs, The Salvation Army Thrift Store is helping to build stronger communities with its new Stronger Roots initiative. 

 “Our new initiative impacts people from all walks of life through skills that are critical...

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Toronto Bloor Salvation Army Thrift Store awarded top honours as ‘Store of the Year’!

The Toronto Bloor Salvation Army Thrift Store shows that a small location can have big results, winning the top spot nationally as  ‘The Salvation Army Thrift Store of the Year...

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Salvation Army Thrift Store sends nearly 800 Kids to Summer Camps in 2017

The lives of 776 less fortunate kids nationwide will be forever impacted this summer by the generosity of their local communities who supported The Salvation Army Thrift Store’s 2017 Send a Kid to Camp campaign.

Taking place over six weeks in 109 Thrift Store locations...

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The Salvation Army Thrift Store increases support to children overseas through Brighter Days campaign.

The Salvation Army Thrift Store increased its support and assistance of underprivileged children overseas through their newly branded Brighter Days GoodWorks@WorkTM campaign, previously known as Give A Little Get A Lot.

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How Your Gently-Used Clothes Can Change a Life

Christmas is over, and many people are sorting through closets to accommodate new items received. With this in mind, now would be a good time to donate your gently-used clothes or household items to The Salvation Army. When you donate these items...

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A Record-Breaking Christmas Kettles contribution from The Salvation Army’s NRO

The Salvation Army Thrift Store Christmas Kettles GoodWorks@WorkTM  campaign was kept singing with record breaking donations to support  local communities. 

Through the generosity of guests in 108 Salvation Army Thrift Store...

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Camp Dreams come true for 608 Kids this Summer!

Summertime for 608...

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New Westminster Salvation Army Thrift Store awarded #1 spot as ‘Store of the Year’!

Using postive thinking and team spirit as the driving force behind their every effort, The New Westminster Salvation Army Thrift Store has put in the hard work needed to be awarded ‘The Salvation Army Thrift Store of the Year 2015 - 2016’.

Recognized for the first time...

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The Salvation Army Serving 2,000 Meals a Day to First Responders in Fort McMurray

The Salvation Army’s community response vehicles are serving 2,000 meals a day to first responders engaged in the Fort McMurray fire efforts. In addition to distributing food, water and hygiene kits, we are also providing...

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Focusing on Growth in Eastern South America

In the midst of challenging political and economic conditions in Eastern South America, children in Argentina and Paraguay are experiencing growth with additional assistance by the Salvation Army Thrift Store’s ‘Give a...

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The best gift you can give a child is an education

In Indonesia and China for impoverished children an education is a rare gift. A gift that is being given with the assistance of the Salvation Army Thrift Store through the ‘Give A Little, Get A Lot’ campaign.

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The Salvation Army Thrift Store assists in transforming lives for children in Bangladesh

Special needs and vulnerable children in Bangladesh are being given a second chance with the assistance of the Salvation Army Thrift Store ‘Give a Little, Get a Lot’ campaign.

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Salvation Army Thrift Store helps to support children in the Democratic Republic of Congo

In the war ravaged country of the Democratic Republic of Congo, The Salvation Army’s Brighter Futures Sponsorship Program has been a beacon of hope for thousands of...

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The Salvation Army’s NRO surpasses Christmas Kettle Donation Goal

The Salvation Army Thrift Store National Recycling Operations (NRO) kept the kettle boiling in the Christmas season donating $164,723 through the contributions of its 105 store locations.

The donation, made through NRO’s annual Christmas Kettle...

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Again, Parkdale Strikes At Our Hearts!

During the second week of December, a couple of young people from Parkdale's community named Jathu and Annamicca called the Salvation Army Thrift Store in Parkdale and spoke to Assistant Store Manager, Zena Chisolm. The...

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Store Of The Year

Every year we recognize certain Salvation Army Thrift Stores that stand out across the country. This year we congratulate the following Salvation Army Thrift Stores:

Wolseley, Manitoba: 
97 Sherbrook Street,...

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Going above and beyond at the Merivale Thrift Store

The Salvation Army Thrift Store is blessed to have amazing volunteers dedicating their time to helping those in their communities across the country. You'll be hard pressed to walk into a Thrift Store and not find an inspiring...

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AVON REPRESENTATIVES RAISE MONEY FOR THE SALVATION ARMY WOMEN’S SHELTER IN BRAMPTON

Michelle Wiese and Michelle Lockhurt were looking for a way to give back their Brampton community and to help support The Salvation Army Women's Shelter. They decided the best way for them to give back was to sell discounted...

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The Salvation Army Thrift Store Guests Give Back!

Donations for a Brighter Future 

For 13 years, The Salvation Army Thrift Store has displayed sponsorship donation boxes at cash registers all across Canada. The coins guests drop into the donation boxes, add up to...

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THE SALVATION ARMY THRIFT STORE KENNEDY – ALEX MARTCELLO

How many organizations are able to boast that they have an Olympian volunteering with them? The Salvation Army Thrift Store can! For over a year Alex Martcello has been volunteering at the Kennedy Thrift Store location at 1225...

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Staples Advantage helps support The Salvation Army Thrift Store

The Salvation Army Thrift Store is excited to announce a new bin placement and affiliation with Staples Advantage office in Ontario. Staples Advantage will be encouraging employee engagement in a new way through clothing...

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Fairchild Media's Winter Warmup Clothing Drive

British Columbia's Fairchild Media completed their 11th annual Winter Warmup Clothing Drive on December 31st, 2014. The drive was their most successful one yet with 94,104 lbs of clothing donated to The Salvation Army Thrift Store. Using its mediums of; radio, newspaper,...

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Open your hearts and your cupboards

After only six weeks, we are very excited to announce a total of 1,470 shopping carts of non-perishable food items were collected for our Open Your Hearts and Your Cupboards campaign! We would like to...

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Richmond Hill Thrift Store receives community partner award

Congratulations to The Salvation Army Thrift Store in Richmond Hill for their recent award, presented by Community Living York South, for their commitment to community partnership. The award was given to store manager, Nordia Sharpe for empowering people with an intellectual...

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Thank you to APPS Transport Group

The Salvation Army Thrift Store would like to extend a large thank you to APPS Transport Group for a recent donation made to our Brampton, Ontario location. Your generous donation will help many in need in your local community.

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