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Sep 15

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Salvation Army Missional Video

Learn more about mission, passion and roots of The Salvation Army through this eleven-minute informational video. “This video not only shows the breadth and depth of our work in the GTA, but demonstrates it through the lens of our mission so the viewer gets a sense of the ‘DNA’ of The Salvation Army.” – ...

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Feb 15

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The Gateway Turns Fifteen

On Sunday, February 15th we celebrated the Gateway’s 15th anniversary by hosting a birthday party in the drop-in and inviting some local musicians to come and put on a show. It was a great night for our residents, community members, supporters and staff; a joyous occasion all around.   As a shelter, we’ve accomplished a […]

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Sara's story

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Jan 15

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Sara

Sara came to Florence Booth House in November 2012. During her initial assessment with a Counsellor, Sara related how she had been fired from her place of employment because she was suffering from depression. Sara had attempted to apply for ODSP to ensure a source of income but was denied. The Counsellor attempted to work […]

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Aaron at Hope Shelter

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Jan 15

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Keeping the Faith

Aaron is staying at Hope Shelter for a few days while he waits to enter the Harbour Light treatment program. He’s been in treatment before, but has hope for the future. “Underneath everything, I do have faith in God,” he says. “Part of faith is belief in self, and I think I still have enough […]

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Ieshia at Florence Booth House

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Dec 14

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More than a Hand Out

Ieshia has been at Florence Booth House, a women’s shelter, for two weeks. “I went down to my lowest. I didn’t have a place to stay. I was on the street,” she says. “It was bad. Rough.” Somebody told her about the shelter. “Here I have a roof over my head, I have food to […]

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Downtown East End Softball League

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Oct 14

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Gateway’s Team Captain

Martin checks Gateway’s lineup for the season opener of the Downtown East End Softball League, with teams from various shelters and drop-in centres. The team is made up of current and past residents, community members and staff. Martin has been Gateway’s team captain for eight years. He recently found permanent housing but still ...

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