Alberta & Northern Territories

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  […]
Unmanned Kettles
The Salvation Army’s Christmas Kettle Campaign occurs every year during the holiday season. Donations are collected across Canada with the help of volunteers who give a few hours of their day manning a Kettle. Unfortunately, with the most recent restrictions in Alberta we have decided to pull all our volunteers to keep them safe and  […]
The annual Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign officially launched across the Alberta & Northern Territories Division on November 19, with a virtual fundraiser, Hope in the City 2020. The Salvation Army was honored to have five-time Olympic medalist, Officer of the Order of Canada, and member of the Hockey Hall of Fame, Hayley Wickenheiser, as  […]

New Wings Program Helps Women Find Their Way

Posted on 4th December 2020, by Alberta
Leanne's story
Suicidal thoughts started at an early age for Leanne. “If I jumped out of this window, do you think anyone would miss me?” she asked her brother at the age of seven. Looking back at her childhood, her earliest memories consist of abuse and neglect. Leanne grew up in a typical middle-class family with two  […]

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  […]