Calgary’s Hope in the City Luncheon Launches Campaign

Posted on 28th November 2012, by Alberta
The heart-felt story of guest speaker, Mr. Frank Vizcarra helped to inspire over six-hundred supporters of The Salvation Army during the annual Hope in the City Kettle Kick-off Luncheon at the Hyatt Regency, Calgary. Vizcarra’s childhood was tragic, growing up in extreme poverty in Mexico, including having to beg on the streets just to pay  […]

Come Change The World

Posted on 24th October 2012, by Alberta
Are you interested in learning more about becoming a Salvation Army officer? If you’re in the Alberta & Northern Territories Division, please contact Major Elaine Bridger at 780-423-2111, and Come Change The World!

Operation Fruit Rescue Donates to Salvation Army

Posted on 22nd October 2012, by Alberta
For many people on a tight budget, fresh produce is often too expensive and out of reach. On Friday, October 19th, Riverbend Gardens announced they had surplus vegetables to harvest, and Operation Fruit Rescue heard the call. It was a nice fall day for harvesting vegetables from the garden when Operation Fruit Rescue helped pick  […]

19th Annual Harvest Brunch & Auction

Posted on 11th October 2012, by Alberta
  Support Salvation Army summer camp programs at Pine Lake by coming out to our 19th Annual Harvest Brunch & Auction, October 20th at the Delta Edmonton South. Doors open at 9:30am and you can bid on our many silent & live auction items. Join our Honorary Chairs, Bill & Marlene Smith, and celebrity Emcee  […]

Coming Home to The Salvation Army

Posted on 4th September 2012, by Alberta
“It feels a lot safer here,” says Bev who’s just recently checked into the Women’s Integrated Supportive Housing (WISH) in Calgary. The WISH centre provides support services for women such as emergency and transitional beds plus a variety of skill building programs. Prior to arriving at WISH Bev was sleeping in her car. “Coming here  […]

Backpacks for Kids Program Struggling to Meet Demand

Posted on 16th August 2012, by Alberta
With the first day of classes fast approaching, a large number of Calgary parents are without enough money for school supplies. Families who are receiving support through The Salvation Army social service programs rely heavily on the Backpacks for Kids program to ensure their children’s education is met with success. Last year the program distributed  […]
130th Birthday
2012 marks the 130th year of The Salvation Army in Canada, and we’ve been celebrating! In Calgary on July 2nd, over 2000 doughnuts were enjoyed as we celebrated at Heritage Park. Visitors shared how people working and serving in The Salvation Army, along with the many social programs offered, had positively impacted their loved ones  […]