Christmas Around the Division


Christmas Kettle Campaign

Calgary Kettle shifts: Sign up for a kettle shift online at tsacalgarykettles.com, call 403-410-1128, or email kettles@salvationarmycalgary.org

Edmonton Kettle shifts: Please visit yegkettles.ca or call 780-424-9222 ext. 800, or email at edmonton.kettles@salvationarmy.ca

For Medicine Hat, please call 587-253-0740.

For Lethbridge, please call 587-257-5657 or email lethbridgekettles@gmail.com to volunteer.

For Grand Prairie, please call 780-532-3720.

For Foothills, please call 403-652-2195 ext. 8, call/text 403-922-7162, or email krista.barklry@salvationarmy.ca

For Red Deer, please call 403-346-2251, 403-304-7426, or email Bob Riley at robert.riley@salvationarmy.ca

For Fort McMurray, sign up at wbvolunteers.ca, call 587-646-0981, or email Kayla Erlandson at kayla.erlandson@salvationarmy.ca

For Peace River, please call 780-624-2370, 780-625-2641, or email Margaret Davie at margaret.davie@salvationarmy.ca

For Yellowknife, please call 867-920-4672 ext. 121, email jason.brinson@salvationarmy.ca, or visit yzfkettles.ca

For Wetaskiwin, please call Randy at 780-352-2416.


All other areas in the Alberta & Northern Territories Division: 
Check if your city has information listed on this page or e-mail us at abnt.volunteers@salvationarmy.ca and include your city.


Christmas Programs Around the Division

Christmas Kettle Campaign| November 13 – December 24 
Help us reach our $1 million goal this year by donating at a Kettle at one of our many locations across the city.

CLICK HERE to find a location near you.

Christmas Assistance Registration
All clients seeking assistance will go to our website at SalvationArmycalgary.org and sign up online.

Christmas Toy Hampers

Registration will be done online at SalvationArmycalgary.org. If you have any questions, you can email christmastoys@salvationarmycalgary.org

Santa Shuffle| December 4th to 5th, 2021

Help fight poverty one step at a time at our annual 5K Fun Run and 1 K Elf Walk! We are excited to announce that Santa Shuffle will be going virtual this year to bring everyone together for a meaningful fun run/walk between December 4th to 5th, 2021.
Register your team today at SantaShuffle.ca to start collecting pledges!

Christmas Kettle Campaign | November 12 – December 24

Help us reach our $600,000 goal this year by donating at a kettle at one of the many locations across the city (cash, debit, or credit accepted), or online at www.salvationarmy.ca. Thousands of volunteer hours will also be needed to reach this goal, so if you can spare a few hours for a kettle shift, please visit yegkettles.ca.

Christmas Assistance Program | Deadline: December 3

To register, please contact 780-424-9222 ext. 900

Santa Shuffle | December 4th to 5th
Help fight poverty one step at a time at our annual 5K Fun Run and 1 K Elf Walk! We are excited to announce that Santa Shuffle will be going virtual this year to bring everyone together for a meaningful fun run/walk between December 4th to 5th, 2021.
Register your team today at SantaShuffle.ca to start collecting pledges! You can make a donation by CLICKING HERE

Christmas Toy drive
Visit TSAEdmontonCRC.ca/Angel-Tree or call Laura at 780-424-9222 ext. 403

Christmas Hamper program | How to register

Registration can be done by calling Carolanne at (office) 780-743-4135, (cellphone) 780-370-0947, or Florence at (office) 780-743-4135, or (cellphone) 587-646-5482. You can visit the downtown office at 9919 MacDonald Avenue.

Christmas Toy programs | 

Angel Tree Program – Angel Tags are placed at various schools throughout our community, at the Thrift Store at 9919 MacDonald Avenue, and at the Church at 125 Elmore Drive. If you wish to participate in our Angel Tree Program you can choose a Angel Tag and provide a gift for a child this Christmas. For more information, please contact Florence at 780-743-4135.

“Help the Elf” Toy Drive is scheduled for November 18 – 19 at 9919 MacDonald Avenue.  Donations can be dropped off at this location.  Volunteers for this event to contact Dawn at 780-743-4135.

Sponsorship Program – Businesses and families are able to sponsor a family for Christmas by providing Christmas Gifts and Grocery Gift Cards to families in need.  For more information, please contact Carolanne at 780-743-4135.

Santa Shuffle | December 4th to 5th, 2021
Help fight poverty one step at a time at our annual 5K Fun Run and 1 K Elf Walk! We are excited to announce that Santa Shuffle will be going virtual this year to bring everyone together for a meaningful fun run/walk between December 4th to 5th, 2021.
Register your team today at SantaShuffle.ca to start collecting pledges!

Christmas Kettle | November 25 – December 24

Help us this Christmas by signing up to volunteer to ring the Kettles. Contact us at 780-538-2848 or email gpchristmaskettles@gmail.com. Kettle shifts run Monday – Saturday from 12-2pm, 2-4pm, 4-6pm.

Christmas Hampers | Deadline December 3, 2021

Christmas applications are by WALK-IN ONLY – to apply please come in with I.D., proof of residency, 30-day bank statement.

Hours of operation: Monday – Friday 9-11:45 a.m. & 1:30-4:15 p.m.

Christmas Kettle | November 25 – December 24

This year, our Christmas Kettle goal is $150,000. You can help us reach our goal by donating at salvationarmy.ca/donate or visit our website at lethbridgesalvationarmy.ca/

Toy Drives | 

For more information, please call Don or Rae at 403-328-8611

Candlelight service & community Christmas dinner

For information, please call 403-328-8611 or visit our website at lethbridgesalvationarmy.ca/

Christmas Kettle Campaign |  November 21, 27 & 28 November 30 to December 5, December 7 to 12, 14 to 19, 21 to 24.
Help us reach our goal this year by donating at one of our Kettles in the following locations Walmart, Canadian Superstore & Co-op Marketplace (Limited days and Hours) Call 780-875-9166 to volunteer.

Christmas Kettle Campaign | November 16

To volunteer for this year’s Christmas Kettle Campaign, please call 587-253-0740.

Christmas Blessings (Hamper application) | November 16

Call Resource Centre for more information at 403-548-3247.  Pick up will be first come, first serve on Tuesday through Friday from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Christmas Toy Drive | 

Monetary donations can be made at the administration office located at 457 – 3rd St. SE.  Toy Donations can be dropped off at Resource Centre or Tree of Hope locations.

Candlelight service | December 24

The Resource Centre will host a Christmas Eve meal which will include appetizers, hot chocolate and goodies. COVID-19 restrictions will apply, and the service will be held between 4 -5 p.m.

Registration for Christmas hamper and toys are from November 5 – 29, and pick up will happen on December 16 -17.

Christmas toy drives | November 5 – 29

Toys for tots will run from November 15 – December 17 with various locations around town

Fill the bus will occur on December 4 during the Christmas parade

A toy drive will be held by local hockey teams and will occur on November 27 – 29 at Peace River Royals

Christmas Kettle Campaign | November 15 – December 22

Christmas Kettle Campaign kick-off will be held on Friday, December 12th at 1:30 p.m. with Mayor Ken Johnston outside of the Salvation Army corps building. Our annual Kettle campaign needs your help! We have 1400 2-hour Kettle shifts to fill, so if you have a few hours to spare ringing the bells to help us provide year-round programs, we would love to hear from you at 403-346-2251 – ask for Bob. Kettle donations can be made in person with cash, debit, or credit, or online at salvationarmy.ca

Christmas Hamper program | Deadline for registration: December 10

For details and registration, please call Cathy at 403-346-2251.

Christmas toy event | November 14

The Christmas Wish breakfast (toy donations) is on November 14 between 8 a.m. and 12 noon.

Santa Shuffle | December 4th to 5th, 2021
Help fight poverty one step at a time at our annual 5K Fun Run and 1 K Elf Walk! We are excited to announce that Santa Shuffle will be going virtual this year to bring everyone together for a meaningful fun run/walk between December 4th to 5th, 2021.
Register your team today at SantaShuffle.ca to start collecting pledges!

Candlelight service | December 24

Candle light service (tentative) is on Friday, December 24th at 7:30 p.m. Those wishing to attend MUST register by 3 p.m. on Thursday, December 16th by calling Cathy at 403-346-2251.

Christmas Assistance | 

Christmas Hamper Program is being conducted through a partnership with Wetaskiwin Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) “The Giving Tree.” Apply online  https://forms.gle/Gean73HCEacxL3r28 or call FCSS staff at 877-768-7656

To donate please contact us at 780-352-2416, email wetaskiwin@salvationarmy.ca, or visit us at the new location 5102 50 Ave., from Monday – Thursday between 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Christmas Kettle Campaign | November 12 – December 24
Help us reach our goal this year by donating at one of our Kettle, or online at salvationarmy.ca
Many volunteer hours are needed, so if you can spare a few hours for a kettle shift, you can sign up at YZFKettles.ca call 867-920-HOPE ext 121 to sign-up. Volunteers must be 16 years of age, or accompanied by an adult – a great way to introduce helping others to your kids or grandkids!

Christmas Hamper Registration | November 2 – December 11
If you are in need of extra support in Yellowknife this holiday season, we can help. We will be taking applications for Holiday Food and Toy Hampers (Tuesdays and Wednesdays only) 10 am to 12 pm and 1 pm to 4 pm. Please use the church entrance.

Please bring the following to your appointment:

  • Photo I.D. for all household members
  • Proof of residency (e.g. driver’s license, utility bill, or lease etc.)
  • Proof of income (e.g. pay stub)
  • Proof of expenses (e.g. utility bill, rent, phone bill or lease etc.)