A Burning Desire for Dignity

Posted on 8th May 2012, by
Winnipeg, MB – Winnipeg Fire Fighters have a burning desire to support Youth in our community striving for personal dignity. This month they are joining forces with The Salvation Army Thrift Stores and Scotiabank to collect pennies in support of The Salvation Army Weetamah Centre’s “Dignity Makes Cents” campaign. Weetamah has set a goal to  […]
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Winnipeg, MB – May is Dignity Month for The Salvation Army.  In an effort to raise awareness around issues of poverty, mental illness, and human dignity, The Salvation Army is hosting a formal “Masquerade for Dignity” Gala event Thursday, May 24th at The Gates on Roblin. “Dignity is a word that many are familiar with.   […]
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Dignity Makes Cents

Posted on 4th May 2012, by
Winnipeg, MB – For the second consecutive year, The Salvation Army has announced that May is Dignity Month.  Dignity has been defined as a person’s innate right to respect and ethical treatment. The Salvation Army asserts and affirms that ‘Human dignity is a fundamental right for all.’ Helping a person attain personal dignity does not  […]
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How Much is a Penny Worth?

Posted on 4th April 2012, by
Winnipeg, MB – How much is a penny worth? That depends on who you ask. According to the Government of Canada, it has a negative value. It costs approximately 1.6 pennies to make a penny that is worth…a penny. In the recent budget presented to Parliament, we learn the penny’s days are numbered. With Canada  […]
Winnipeg, MB – Pyjama parties, sleep overs, hanging out with friends, sharing stories, dressing up, watching movies and eating all kinds of snacks. Who of us do not remember great times like these? These were times when the world was our oyster, anything was possible and we lived as large as our imaginations allowed us.  […]
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Dignity Makes Good “Cents”

Posted on 30th March 2012, by
Regina, SK – The Salvation Army is always on the lookout to showcase Dignity for those less fortunate. In Regina, The Army’s newest dignity initiative delivers nutritional lunches to students of Coronation Park Elementary School on 4th Avenue North.  This program meets the needs of 50 kids who may not have access to a healthy  […]
Regina, SK – Each year the Better Business Bureau of Saskatchewan recognizes worthy organizations for their ethical decision-making and ethics in business making a positive impact in our communities through its Torch Awards.  This year, The Salvation Army Prairie Division (Saskatchewan area) was selected as a finalist in the Non-Profit Organizations category at the 8th  […]
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Winnipeg, MB – Many times when people are asked “What does The Salvation Army do?” the response is usually related to issues surrounding homelessness and this is correct; The Salvation Army does work diligently in our community to help meet the shelter needs of those who find themselves in need of safe housing. However, The  […]
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Restoring Dignity after Devastating Loss

Posted on 25th January 2012, by
Winnipeg, MB – When fire devastated an apartment complex in the 500 block of Sherbrook Street, the building’s tenants witnessed the loss of valuables, memories, heirlooms and other personal belongings as they disappeared in the raging inferno.  On that fateful day, The Salvation Army was called to assist.  The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services’ Community Response  […]
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120th Christmas Kettle Campaign Sets New Record!

Posted on 5th January 2012, by
Winnipeg, MB – “Considering the economic climate and challenges that people are currently facing, once again Winnipeggers have chosen to support The Salvation Army and for that we are humbled, extremely grateful and affirmed by the trust and faith people have in us and of the work that takes place not only at Christmas but Throughout the year.” Captain  […]
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