This World Humanitarian Day, on August 19th, shined a light on our donors, our residents, and staff at The Salvation Army Edmonton Center of Hope. Dickson Obasuyi, a former resident, chose to give back by taking portraits for our residents in the Transitional Housing program. City Councilor Jennifer Rice also stopped by to mark the  […]
Recently, The Salvation Army’s Edmonton Centre of Hope (ECOH) celebrated their first Community Kitchen graduating class, a new program aiming to empower participants to thrive in recovery with nutrition education. Five people completed the 12-week cooking and skills program through a partnership between ECOH’s Cornerstone Residence and Edmonton Temple, where the commercial kitchen is located.  […]

Sharing Warmth and Smiles

Posted on 18th November 2015, by Alberta
Coat drive 2015
There were a lot of smiles and thank you’s as Calgarians left The Centre of Hope and Barbara Mitchell Family Resource Centre this week in their new winter coats. This year’s 13th Annual Salvation Army Coat Drive at the Calgary Stampeders game on October 31 was another record breaker! Over 5,100 new and gently used  […]

Grey Cup Visit a Treat at The Centre of Hope

Posted on 20th February 2015, by Alberta
The residents at The Salvation Army’s Centre of Hope had an extra special opportunity February 3, 2015 when the Grey Cup was brought in by Calgary Stampeders Corey Mace, Robe Cote, and Rene Paredes. Residents could get their photo taken with Canadian Football’s top prize and the players, receive autographs, and enjoy some lunch. The  […]
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  […]