Christina Clapham, interviews Rahaid, a recent graduate of The Pathway of Hope program at the first Sally Ann Spring Brunch fundraiser
  Saturday, April 6 was the first Sally Ann Spring Brunch in Edmonton, which featured a gift basket silent auction, candy bar, a live painting by local artist Lewis Lavoie, and an art auction. This is a new fundraiser for The Salvation Army’s Community Services, and thanks to all our guests and supporters, we raised  […]
Edmonton Temple - Collective Kitchen program
AB Home >> The Salvation Army in Edmonton is helping people that rely on the food bank stretch their grocery budgets, and learn some new kitchen skills. This past February, The Salvation Army Edmonton Temple began a Collective Kitchen program where once a week a small group of people get together to create three homemade meals. They  […]

True Grit Award Winner a Voice for the Marginalized

Posted on 15th December 2017, by Alberta
True Grit Award Winner a Voice for the Marginalized
AB HOME >> This fall, The Salvation Army’s own Pamela Spurvey was awarded the Lieutenant Governor’s Award for True Grit. The award honours successful efforts to reduce stigma, encourage recovery, and strengthen programs and services in the area of mental health and addiction. Pamela Spurvey is a devoted mother of five and grandmother of three.  […]

Creating Community Through Music

Posted on 23rd May 2017, by Alberta
“It is the most welcoming choir you will ever find, and there is literally everybody there from people who have studied music to people that occasionally sing along to the radio,” says Castledowns Community Choir member Laura Doyle. “Everybody is there helping and supporting and cheering everyone else on. You find companionship, fellowship, and a  […]

Stahl Peterbilt Celebrates 10th Toy Drive and 8,000 Toys

Posted on 12th December 2016, by Alberta
Stahl Peterbilt celebrates their 10th Toy Drive for The Salvation Army
There is something extra special about helping make Christmas happen for someone you don’t even know. This year, Stahl Peterbilt, a heavy duty truck dealership in Edmonton, celebrates 10 years of doing just that with their annual toy drive, collecting 895 toys this year alone for The Salvation Army’s Christmas program. They’ve collected 8,000 toys  […]
Fort McMurray Fire Chief Darby Allen was the guest speaker at the Edmonton Hope in the City lunch on November 25.
“Just a guy doing his job…" is how Fire Chief Darby Allen from the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo described himself during the Fort McMurray wildfire this past spring. But as the world watched in awe at the incredible destruction, they got to know Chief Allen as the human face of the wildfire crisis, and witnessed his great courage  […]