Coat Drive
Hundreds of men gathered outside The Salvation Army Centre of Hope on Monday, November 4, 2013 to receive a warm coat from The Salvation Army. Calgary Stampeders, Drew Tate and Brandon Smith stopped by and helped many of the men find just the right coat. As the men passed through the building’s chapel, some were lucky  […]

Edmonton’s Harvest Brunch & Auction Celebrates 20 Years

Posted on 1st November 2013, by Alberta
Harvest Brunch
October 26, 2013, wasn’t just another Saturday for The Salvation Army – it was a day full of strategy, fun, laughter, fellowship, and food all for a good cause. The 20th Annual Harvest Brunch & Auction raised just over $66,000 towards an industrial kitchen for Edmonton Community Crossroads. Crossroads operates outreach programs in an inner  […]

Salvation Army Coat Drive Sees Record Numbers

Posted on 28th October 2013, by Alberta
Coat Drive
The Calgary Stampeders and Calgary’s Classic Rock Q107 promised that this year’s coat drive would see record numbers, and they were right! Thanks to Jeff and Sarah, from the Jeff and Sarah morning show on Classic Rock Q107, and countless hours of hard work from the Calgary Stampeders marketing team, awareness of the event sky  […]
Grand Opening
The Grand Opening of The Salvation Army’s Barbara Mitchell Family Resource Centre The long anticipated cutting of the red ribbon brought a roar of cheers from a large crowd gathered for the grand opening of the new Salvation Army Barbara Mitchell Family Resource Centre in Calgary. On Monday, October 7, 2013, Calgary’s Mayor, Naheed Nenshi,  […]
Train Derailment
The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) team is getting plenty of opportunity to be of service this year. On Wednesday, September 11, The Salvation Army in Calgary was called into action after a CP train carrying a flammable liquid used in oil pipelines derailed. Eight rail cars left the tracks and six flipped on their  […]
Weston Foundation
On Tuesday, August 13, 2013, Mark Mitchell from The W. Garfield Weston Foundation, along with management from Extra Foods in High River, gathered at The Salvation Army Disaster Assistance Centre to witness first hand the extensive work The Salvation Army is doing to aid in the Alberta flood relief efforts. A generous donation of $75,000  […]

Disaster Assistance Centre Making Impact

Posted on 19th August 2013, by Alberta
“It’s amazing to see how much of an impact we are having here in High River,” says Garry Pearce, Re-Entry Coordinator with The Salvation Army. “One day a woman came to the Disaster Assistance Centre and noticed we were serving lunch. She told me she had been back in her house for two weeks with  […]

Continued Flood Relief Efforts in Alberta

Posted on 6th August 2013, by Alberta
Flood Relief Update – July 29, 2013: It is now more than a month since The Salvation Army received the first call to assist those who were being evacuated in High River due to the rising flood waters. Since that first call to feed 100 evacuees on June 20, when two Emergency Disaster Services workers and  […]