Ryan’s journey

Posted on 8th June 2021, by Alberta
Ryan's story, Ryan, Chaplain Doug, Sarah.
At 28 years old, Ryan is an upgrading student with a bright future ahead of him. However, the classroom hasn’t always been an environment that’s brought out the best in him. As a child, Ryan dealt with bullying at school. Compounded with the toll his parent’s divorce had on him, he often felt depressed. Growing  […]
Ribbon cutting ceremony for Drumhelelr Salvation Army new domestic violence shelter
On March 1, The Salvation Army Drumheller held a ribbon-cutting celebration for the grand opening of the new temporary domestic violence shelter, Colton’s Place. It has been a project in the works since 2019, and with the support of Big Country Anti-Violence, Drumheller RCMP, the Town of Drumheller, Drumheller Housing Administration, and the Drumheller Rotary  […]
Volunteers teaching ESL have moved classes online
April 18-24 is National Volunteer Week, and The Salvation Army Community Services (Calgary) is highlighting a few of their volunteers. “From it’s very origins, The Salvation Army has been a ‘volunteer army’, able to be a transforming influence in individual communities and around the world by harnessing the power of volunteerism,” says Major Al Hoeft,  […]

Grace Manor seniors enjoy a special Easter treat

Posted on 13th April 2021, by Alberta
Shirley with her Sunshine bag
Over 100 sunshine bags containing Easter treats were distributed to seniors living at The Salvation Army’s Grace Manor. “We know that many of the residents haven’t been able to have visitors, so we thought it would be nice at Easter to spread some joy and give them something to lift their spirits,” said Brandie Howey,  […]
International Women's Day 2021
On March 8, the world celebrated International Women’s Day (IWD) by highlighting the social, cultural, economic, and political achievements of women. Every year, a campaign theme is developed for IWD, and this year it’s #choosetochallenge. The Salvation Army’s Cornerstone women’s residence in Edmonton celebrated IWD by completing their #choosetochallenge virtual walk to the Mount Everest  […]