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Salvation army finalized

  1. 1. The Salvation Army Prepared by: Holly Weber; Insook Shin; Liping Liu; Mihyun Kim; Xiaozheng Wang
  2. 2. Who Are They?  The Salvation Army, as an international movement, is an evangelical branch of the Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible.  Its ministry is motivated by love for God and a practical concern for the needs of humanity.  Its message is based on the Bible.
  3. 3. What’s Their Mission?  To preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ, supply basic human needs, provide personal counseling and undertake the spiritual and moral regeneration and physical rehabilitation of all persons in need who come within its sphere of influence regardless of race, color, creed, sex or age.
  4. 4. What’s Their Mandate?  To offer a seamless holistic ministry which addresses the practical needs and evangelizes the soul for Christ.
  5. 5. Historical Background  Founder: William Booth  Helping people at their point of practical need with appropriate support.
  6. 6. What do They do?  Provide food, clothing, counseling, referrals, camping, support groups, emergency transportation and supplementary aid to those in need.  At Christmas they do the “Toy Mountain” drive and give bags of toys to families that are low in income or in need.
  7. 7. What do They do?  The Ontario Central Division of the Salvation Army operates 21 Family Services.  Various support groups in family services include: - Bible Studies - Parent and Tot Groups - Cooking On a Budget - Showers & laundry facilities - Individual and Family Counselling - Budget Management & Trusteeship - Child & Youth Camping Opportunities - Homelessness prevention program - Child/Adult Anger Management - Christmas Assistance
  8. 8. Who Is Eligible for Support?  Anyone who needs help.
  9. 9. How do People Feel When They Come for Help?  Embarrassed  Humiliated  Usually after talking to someone, they feel better and cared for
  10. 10. How to Help People to Overcome?  Try to save their faces  Keep it confidential  Make appointment with them so that they will meet as less people as possible.  Encouragement  Share feelings
  11. 11. What Documents Need to Present?  Income/Tax statement  Contract for apartment if they rent  Family members identifications  Any other expenses documents if available  The Salvation Army also provide financial management instruction if needed
  12. 12. How to Work With Community? The Salvation Army partners with hundreds of volunteers annually to assist with programs and special events. Long and short term volunteer opportunities for individuals and groups include:  Food & clothing sorting  Reception & office assistance  Janitorial & Maintenance  Warehouse workers & drivers  Christmas toy sorting & packing  Christmas elf tree tag program  Emergency disaster assistance
  13. 13. How do They Raise Funds?  Christmas cheer cattle  Christmas fund  The public relation department does a lot of campaigns to raise fund in various part of ministry.  Donations
  14. 14. How do They Raise Funds?  tch?v=nRw_5IPuT- E&feature=player_embedde d
  15. 15. Challenges and Barriers for the Salvation Army  Language  Increasing demand  Limited resources  Short staffs
  16. 16. How Can You Help? Donations are welcomed:  Ethnic food  Canned food & peanut butter  Sugar & powdered milk  Baby food, formula & infant items
  17. 17. How to Find Them? Marina Williams Family Services Worker The Salvation Army North York Temple 25 Centre Avenue North York, On M2M 2L4 Tel.: 416-225-6683 Fax: 416-225-9671
  18. 18. How to Find More Information About Them?    Ost0sGA
  19. 19. Thank You!