Doughnut Day 2020 Looked a Little Different

Posted on 15th June 2020, by Alberta
Doughnut Lassies - Stella Young - Salvation Army WWI
On the first Friday of June we celebrate National Doughnut Day in honour of the “Lassies” who were out on the front lines serving meals, giving supplies and providing a friendly face to soldiers in the trenches during WWI. These women provided comfort to soldiers and for that we celebrate their hard work and dedication.  […]
Lloydminster Kid's Kits
The Salvation Army in Lloydminster has been altering their programs to better help their community through the COVID-19 pandemic. The challenges have led to changes to current programs, but it’s also caused the cancellation of a few others. “The pandemic has affected us like all places,” Community Ministries Officer, Major Bond Jennings said. “Normally we would  […]
Emergency Disaster Services team cooking meals in Fort Vermillion
The Salvation Army’s Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) teams were deployed to Fort Vermilion on May 3, after a flood left 750 residents displaced in the middle of a global pandemic. The unique situation of this disaster has been dealing with added safety measures and precautions caused by COVID-19 but when disaster strikes, The Salvation Army  […]
Lethbridge Salvation Army feeding people in isolation during COVID-19
The Salvation Army in Lethbridge, Alberta, has stepped up their efforts to meet needs of the communities of Lethbridge and Fort MacLeod during the COVID-19 pandemic. In the past five weeks, The Salvation Army’s Emergency Disaster Services has been working everyday to provide three fully prepared meals a day through their feeding program. On behalf  […]

Emergency Preparedness Week and The Salvation Army

Posted on 4th May 2020, by Alberta
Salvation Army flood response
This week is Emergency Preparedness Week in Canada, and although our world has changed with COVID-19, it’s important to know there are still resources available to respond to this and other disaster emergencies. The Salvation Army’s Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) team is one of those resources, and their mission is to provide support to first  […]
Centre of Hope staff
In these times of uncertainty, The Salvation Army’s Centre of Hope in Edmonton is continuing to put its best foot forward during COVID-19. The health and care of all residents and staff is its top priority and each location has been following Alberta Health Services’ requirements for extra cleaning, increased hand washing, sanitization, no visitations,  […]