Keeping Kettle Volunteers Safe This Christmas Season

Posted on 26th November 2020, by Alberta
Kettle volunteer safety
The Salvation Army’s Christmas Kettle campaign is the largest fundraiser for our organization, dating back to 1903 in Canada. The money raised stays local and provides vital services in the community that help people who are vulnerable or marginalized. The campaign would not be successful without the help of our volunteers who graciously donate their  […]

The Salvation Army’s Fight Against Human Trafficking

Posted on 24th September 2020, by Alberta
The Fight for Freedom
From its beginnings, The Salvation Army has fought against modern slavery and human trafficking. In 1885, in coalition with social campaigners such as William T. Stead, Salvationists exposed the entrapment, abduction and sale of young girls and women into London brothels and effectively campaigned for changes in the law. – The Salvation Army International Generating  […]
Since 2003, The Salvation Army’s Cornerstone Residence has been a place where women in need can live safely, while trying to manage personal struggles and work towards a better life. The recently renovated building offers 20 furnished apartments for up to one year for women who qualify through Alberta Health Services, Housing Outreach & Stabilization  […]

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  […]