Turning the Wheels of Dignity

Posted on 20th November 2013, by
Winnipeg, MB – The Salvation Army Community Venture program has been providing day programs and outreach in Winnipeg since 1986 to women and men living with mental and physical disabilities.  Community Venture is devoted to supporting adults living with disabilities by providing them opportunities to work and participate in the community.  Travel is required to  […]

The Santa Shuffle Fun Run & Elf Walk

Posted on 30th October 2013, by
PRAIRIE DIVISION – The annual 5K Santa Shuffle Fun Run & 1K Elf Walk is a fundraising event with the Salvation Army and the Running Room that brings families and friends together, while getting a little bit of chilly exercise. The event is held across North America and in 39 Canadian cities on December 7th, 2013 In  […]

HDH Architects – Equip the Kitchen Campaign

Posted on 17th October 2013, by
SASKATOON, SK – Local firm, HDH Architects began a fundraising campaign, “Equip the Kitchen” back in July of 2013. Various fundraising events were held such as bake sales and lunches to reach their goal of $1,000.00.  With these events and other personal donations HDH Architects were able to purchase two high-chairs, two booster seats, 100  […]

Heart to Hand

Posted on 10th October 2013, by
One Young Girl’s Generous Gift Ensures a Happy Thanksgiving Winnipeg, MB – When Cheyenne heard some people might not have a Thanksgiving Dinner, she just had to do something about it.  While watching CTV News with her Mom last week, she learned that The Salvation Army was in need of turkeys for its Community Thanksgiving Turkey  […]

Mooing It Forward

Posted on 26th September 2013, by
SASKATOON, SK – Many of you may have heard the term “Pay it Forward”, but have you heard of the idea of “Mooing it Forward”?  In essence, it is the same idea of embracing the incredible power of giving and showing each other that we care. It demonstrates there is love, hope and miracles all  […]
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REGINA, SK – Well it was a great day at The Salvation Army – Haven of Hope Tuesday, August 29th.  Four of the Saskatchewan Roughriders, Ricky Foley #95, Tristan Black #51, Eddie Russ #16 and Rey Williams #48 helped to fill and hand out backpacks to families that were supported through the Back-To-School Backpack program. As well  […]

No Gift Is Too Small

Posted on 23rd August 2013, by
SASKATOON, SK – No gift is too small and that was proven this week at The Salvation Army Community Centre.  On Tuesday August 20th the Community Centre received a very thoughtful donation from The International Women of Saskatoon (IWS).  Every summer IWS likes to give back to the community.  This year the children involved in the  […]

Back-To-School Backpack Program

Posted on 12th August 2013, by
You are reading an old article – for information on the 2015 backpack program, please click: Manitoba: Saskatoon: Saskatoon, SK – It’s that time of year again when families are preparing to send their children back to school with a new backpack filled with supplies to get them through the year. The Salvation Army Community Centre  […]
Winnipeg, MB – Just over 100 years ago, William Booth, founder of The Salvation Army, gave his last speech to a crowded Royal Albert Hall in London, England.  In this final speech, he summed up his 60 year ministry with these words: “While Women weep, as they do now, I’ll fight; while children go hungry,  […]

Careful preparation leads to success and hope

Posted on 4th July 2013, by
Winnipeg, MB – Perry Ross, born in 1922, lived a very full and exciting life. His life’s adventure took him from the early days of quarterbacking his high school football team at Gordon Bell High School in Winnipeg to a successful career as owner of Ross Equipment Ltd.  Mr. Ross built his business on excellent  […]