A pensioner strode to the grand finale of his 8,000-mile trek across the UK and Ireland to raise £100,000 for The Salvation Army’s work with homeless people and victims of human trafficking.
Globally one in three people do not have access to one of the most basic elements of human dignity and relief - a toilet.
Salvation Army emergency personnel in the typhoon-hit city of Tacloban, The Philippines, and other devastated areas in the Visayas Islands are seeing signs of hope emerge as relief goods, medicines and other aid starts to reach the people.
Amid major logistical challenges on the ground Salvation Army uses extensive local connections to organise road transport to get food and water to thousands in desperate need.
The Salvation Army’s Hoxton Corps (church) runs an Employment Plus Local initiative from its New North Road base. Jobseekers can expect to receive a friendly welcome and professional advice as they take part in job searches.
’Millions of children and young people have benefited from the gifts donated to The Salvation Army over many years. By giving a gift to our Christmas Present Appeal you can make a real difference in someone’s life at Christmas,’said officer in charge, Envoy Rob Westwood-Payne
Initial project agreed to provide food to 4,710 families in Antique Province
The Salvation Army attended The National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire on Monday 11 November to honour those who died in conflict and served our country when they were most needed.
Seven tonnes of food already prepared for distribution in 18-kilogramme packages as The Salvation Army responds to urgent need for donations to provide food parcels, water and medical supplies, to the people affected by Typhoon Haiyan.
The Salvation Army, CARE and QAAD gave evidence today to the House of Commons Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Bill Committee.