Hope In The City Event Launches Kettle Campaign In Edmonton

Posted on 20th November 2015, by Alberta
Emcee Bruce Bowie, guest speaker Cam Tait, and Captain Pam Goodyear.
The Salvation Army in Edmonton officially launched its annual Christmas Kettle Campaign on November 18 at The Hope in the City Luncheon that raised just under $98,000 towards their 2015 goal of $550,000. Guest speaker Cam Tait, veteran journalist, author and comedian kept the audience of 290 captivated with his remarkable story of how hope  […]

Salvation Army Reaches Out At 15th Homeless Connect Event

Posted on 27th October 2015, by Alberta
The Salvation Army reaches out at Edmonton's 15ht Homeless Connect Event
Edmonton’s homeless and at-risk residents came out Sunday October 25, for the 15th Homeless Connect at the Shaw Conference Centre. With an increasing number of attendees every year, this bi-annual event has become the epicenter for connecting social services with Edmonton’s most vulnerable residents. Over 2,100 guests came through the doors exceeding the estimated 1,700  […]

Giving Thanks

Posted on 15th October 2015, by Alberta
Salvation Army centres across the Alberta & Northern Territories Division served traditional Thanksgiving dinners to residents, clients, and guests this weekend with the help of volunteers and staff. Dinners were held in Red Deer, Yellowknife, Peace River, the Addictions and Residential Centre in Edmonton, and the Agape Hospice, Centre of Hope, Women’s residence, and Barbara  […]

Back-to-School Is Easier With The Right Tools

Posted on 10th September 2015, by Alberta
Going back to school is an exciting time for kids, but can be stressful for parents struggling to pay for school fees and supplies. The Salvation Army is there to help by providing backpacks and/or school supplies to children through programs in Calgary, Edmonton, Peace River, and Wetaskiwin. In Calgary, the Barbara Mitchell Family Resource  […]

Soul Food at Moms & Tots Camp

Posted on 13th August 2015, by Alberta
Fifteen Alberta mothers and their combined 28 children were at The Salvation Army's Pine Lake Camp last week for this year's edition of Moms & Tots Camp, themed Soul Food: nutrition for the body, mind, and spirit. "This week gives families, who may not otherwise get a vacation, time to step away from the rigors  […]

A Day at Pine Lake Camp

Posted on 4th August 2015, by Alberta
Pine Lake Camp, wall climbers
It's 7:45 am, rise and shine campers! Okay, so those of us on the PR team were not at Pine Lake Camp that early but we did arrive just as bible study was finishing up and “options” was starting. Options happens twice a day as the kids are divided into groups to participate in climbing, low  […]

Free Donuts at 150th Anniversary Celebration

Posted on 22nd June 2015, by Alberta
Celebrating 150 years of The Salvation Army at Donut Day!
On Saturday, June 20, Salvation Army staff in Calgary hosted an event to celebrate the Army's 150 years of international service. A large group of youth from Glenmore Temple came out to hand out free mini donuts to guests entering Heritage Park and give Shield tattoos and buttons to the kids. Over a dozen members  […]
Raising $1M might seem like an impossible goal for a golf tournament, but our annual Supreme Group Salvation Army Golf Classic was up for the challenge. In 2010, a committee of community-minded people, led by John and Sally Leder of Edmonton-based Supreme Group LP, set a multi-year goal to raise $1M toward a much needed  […]