Community News

 

Your weekly dose of positivity during these unprecedented and challenging times, read on for the kind of good news stories that remind us we are all in this together.

 

May

• A 95 year… more

Fri, 06/12/2020 - 16:19

For the safety of our employees and our community, please do not drop off clothing and household items to any of our Donor Welcome Centres or donation bins during our temporary closure. While we cannot accept your donations right now, this does not mean that your donations are not needed. In… more

Mon, 06/08/2020 - 14:01

As a double-breasted blazer from the 2018 Ralph Lauren Spring collection, I was destined for greatness. When Christopher picked me up from the Holt Renfrew downtown Toronto, I instantly became his go-to blazer. For two years I travelled across the world, from business meetings in Tokyo to golf… more

Mon, 06/08/2020 - 14:03

I may look like a regular yellow raincoat, but I am so much more. When Sam’s mom picked me up a few years ago, I was brand new. I loved playing in the rain with Sam as she danced through puddles. When my sleeves became too short for her, Sam got a new raincoat. That’s when my journey really… more

Mon, 06/08/2020 - 14:03

The Salvation Army Thrift Store is celebrating a Grand Opening in NDG on Thursday, January 30, 2020, after relocating to 6112 Sherbrooke St. West. The new NDG Thrift Store will continue to offer savings on gently used clothing and household items, as well as a Donor Welcome Centre to accept… more

Mon, 06/08/2020 - 14:04

The Salvation Army thrift store (national recycling operations or NRO) is making a tangible social and environmental impact within the communities in which they operate.

With 106 thrift stores and donor welcome centres, 10 distribution and recycling centres helmed by the national… more

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 13:07

The Salvation Army Thrift Store has made camp dreams real for 831 kids across Canada this summer.


Through the generosity of donors to the Thrift Store’s annual Send a Kid to Camp campaign, which took place in 107 locations nationally over 6 weeks, $207,858 was raised. These funds… more

Wed, 06/26/2019 - 08:33

For over 10 years, The Salvation Army Thrift Store in London has offered a unique way to serve the community. When you shop and donate to the Thrift Store you are making a real difference for neighbours in need – through retail and recycling. Shopping and donating is a win-win for the… more

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 15:20

April 11, 2019:


The generosity of guests at The Salvation Army Thrift Store will make a difference to the lives of children across four continents through the Brighter Days campaign.


Taking place nationally in 106 Thrift Stores throughout March, the… more

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 11:02

The Salvation Army Thrift Store celebrates its 33rd year in Brentwood Bay with a bigger location to better serve the community. 

Located at 7181 West Saanich Road, the Thrift Store has moved next door from its former location, receiving positive feedback from the community. “Our new… more

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 15:09