Salvation Army

Salvation Army's West Village HQ is NYC's newest landmark

The complex is comprised of an 11-story office building an adjacent four-story auditorium<p>The massive Salvation Army headquarters building on West 14th Street is now NYC’s newest landmark. The city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission needed just a short while to deliberate over the headquarters this …

West Village

Number of modern slavery victims identified in England and Wales rises by 300%

The number of modern slavery victims receiving help has risen by 300 per cent as thousands more continue to be forced into labour, prostitution and …

Slavery

Man hides in woods for 10 years to escape nagging wife

(WSVN) - It sounds like something from a comedy, but a British man who was believed missing for 10 years has returned after he said he hid in the …

Miami

Guy Fieri Is Cooking More Than 5,000 Meals a Day For California Wildfire Victims

During an unimaginable tragedy in his hometown, Guy Fieri is doing what he does best for the victims of Northern California's devastating wildfires: bringing people joy with food. The chef has been hard at work cooking more than 5,000 meals per day for evacuees and first responders affected by the …

Food

Facebook Delivers Thousands of Meals to North Bay Fire Victims

Wineries begin to consider life after the fires, and more intel<p><b>Facebook delivered 5,000 meals to the Salvation Army over the weekend</b><p>One week after the wildfires in the North Bay were ignited, relief efforts are in full swing, with meals and donations flooding in from surrounding communities, …

Ontario

Those on brink of bankruptcy spend more on gambling, Salvation Army says

Charity links steep increase in gambling outlay on rise of online betting targeting low-income market<p>People on the brink of bankruptcy are spending considerably more on gambling, a phenomenon the Salvation Army has linked to the proliferation of online betting companies.<p>The Salvation Army on …

Money

Are Hurricane Maria Survivors Getting 'Skittle Meals' From The Government?

As criticism of the U.S. government’s response to the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico continued in October 2017, images …

Fact Checking

Fraser Valley homeless population grows faster than Vancouver's

'My staff turns people away every night,' says Salvation Army director. 'We are just simply full'<p>Every evening, homeless people in Chilliwack, B.C., …

Vancouver

Salvation Army Donation Bins Set On Fire

BROCKTON (CBS) – An investigation is underway in Brockton after firefighters believe two Salvation Army donation bins were deliberately set on …

'It's easy to turn a blind eye to homelessness'

More than 200 people across the country spent a night sleeping on cardboard boxes in an effort to raise money for projects to help the homeless.

New Zealand News

From the street of Northeast

Photographer Manou of Wearabout talks about fashion from the Northeast, and how everything from Cosplay to K-pop has impacted the …

Street Style

Celebrity Chef Helps Feed Northern California Wildfire Evacuees

Santa Rosa resident and restaurateur Guy Fieri has set up a kitchen to cook meals for those displaced by the fires.

Santa Rosa

NFL, 4 teams to contribute to Mexico City earthquake relief

Mexico City

It will be cold soon, and the Wake County Salvation Army is giving away free coats

The Salvation Army of Wake County will hold its annual winter coat giveaway on Saturday – the first of three to be held through December.<p>Saturday’s …

North Carolina

Charity isn’t enough

The solution to disaster relief should be easy: fund public services.<p>On September 27, the chairman of President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee …

Philanthropy

Philly's Puerto Rican community raises $120,000 for relief efforts

With damage estimates running in the 10s of billions of dollars in hurricane-devastated Puerto Rico, community leaders and nonprofits in the city’s …

Philadelphia

Whitehorse Salvation Army opens Centre of Hope

<b>Shirley McLean</b> <b><br>APTN News</b> <br>The Salvation Army in Whitehorse opened a multi-million dollar facility that offers more than emergency shelter and meals.<p>The …

Poverty

Budding artists find peace through painting

Free Salvation Army art classes help students work through inner turmoil<p>When Chi Wei Lee walked into his first art therapy class, he was …

Wine Country Fires: Ways to help

There are several ways to help people impacted by the devastating fires in wine country.<p>"Redwood Credit Union (RCU), in partnership with RCU …

Ontario

Whitehorse Daily Star: New shelter called ‘an incredible space’

Photo by Vince Fedoroff<p>The new Salvation Army Centre of Hope official opening took place last Friday. A large crowd was in attendance. Seen here, …

Canadian News

Panthers Announce Recipients of $1 Million Hurricane Relief Pledge

On Sept. 12 2017, the Panthers pledged $1 million dollars to hurricane relief to provide assistance to those in need. Each of the four organizations …

Philanthropy

Where to find free Thanksgiving meals in Ottawa

5 organizations holding lunches on Sunday and Monday<p>For those who celebrate the holiday, Thanksgiving is traditionally a time to gather with family …

Thanksgiving

In hard-hit Puerto Rico neighborhood, no sign of federal aid

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A few miles from the air base where President Donald Trump was touting his administration’s response to Hurricane Maria, Puerto Ricans were stacking fallen tree branches, pieces of zinc roofing and sewage-soaked clothes in shopping carts and dumping them on street corners …

Caribbean

Puerto Rico Desperately Needs Clean Water. Here's What You Can Do to Help.

Half the country is currently without drinking water.<p>Puerto Rico is in dire need of clean water following the flooding and mass destruction caused by Hurricane Maria. Two weeks have gone by since the hurricane first hit, and now about 55 percent of the country is without usable drinking water, …

Water

Ontario targets sex trafficking with London tech

The fight against human trafficking in Ontario is going high tech with the help of a London software company.

Southwestern Ontario

Why we need a group movement instead of solo social entrepreneurs

The time of “heropreneurs” has past. Over the past decades there has been increasing glorification of the heroic social entrepreneur. That is not a …

Social Enterprise

Boutique Digs! The Distrikt Hotel

Over the past few weeks, we have seen some interesting, eye-catching and rather intriguing spots to say. Today we get a look at another, a stunning …

Hotels

Trump Inaugural Committee to Give $3 Million in Hurricane Aid, White House Says

Washington (AP) -- President Donald Trump's inaugural committee will donate money to hurricane relief efforts.<p>A White House spokeswoman, Lindsay …

Business

Trump inaugural committee to give millions in hurricane aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's inaugural committee will donate money to hurricane relief efforts.<p>A White House spokeswoman, Lindsay Walters, says the committee will contribute $3 million to hurricane recovery.<p>The New York Times first reported on the plans — saying the money would go to …

News

Trump inaugural committee donates $3M for hurricane relief

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The inaugural committee for President Donald Trump announced Wednesday it would donate to three charities supporting hurricane relief, marking the first such move by the committee a full eight months after Inauguration Day.<p>Trump raised a record-setting $107 million for his …

News (U.S.)