Giving back: Author will donate book proceeds to The Salvation Army

Posted on 22nd September 2016, by Prairie Division
After moving to Canada from Nigeria for a fresh start 13 years ago, a Winnipeg businessman and author is giving back to the city after establishing a life for himself and his family. Ré Peters will launch his book, titled Your House, Your Choice, on October 1, 2016 at 7 p.m. at McNally Robinson. All  […]
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The Salvation Army Continues to Assist Flood Victims

Posted on 16th July 2014, by Prairie Division
After the torrential rainfall at the end of June, Saskatchewan continues to be devastated by flooding in the southern region. The Salvation Army continues to support the affected communities and work with other emergency disaster agencies. To date there have been a total of 450 volunteer hours, approximately 6000 lbs of water, 550 meals, 170  […]

UPDATE: Golden West Centennial Lodge Flood

Posted on 19th May 2014, by Prairie Division
UPDATE May 28, 2014:  Assessment of damages at Golden West Centennial Lodge has been completed and restoration work is underway.  However, due to the damages, we are unable to ensure the building will reopen safely for resident care next week as originally hoped. Golden West Centennial Lodge is making plans with the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority  […]

Beaver Creek – Spring Break Camp

Posted on 23rd April 2014, by Prairie Division
SASKATOON, SK – We all have heard the term “Happy Camper”. This statement couldn’t be truer than at the  2nd Annual Salvation Army Spring Break Camp.  50 children attended a five day camp filled with fun, fellowship and adventure during spring break. “Providing an opportunity for kids to have something positive, fun and memorable to  […]

Turning the Wheels of Dignity

Posted on 20th November 2013, by Prairie Division
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  […]

Helping Children Cope with Anger

Posted on 21st May 2013, by Prairie Division
Since The Salvation Army entered Regina in 1895 it has gained a reputation of feeding the hungry, clothing the less-fortunate and sheltering men, women and families. While helping the aforementioned remains a high priority for The Salvation Army, another priority is to lead our youth into a bright future free of harming themselves and others.  […]

Giving Hope amidst devastation in Ochre Beach

Posted on 13th May 2013, by Prairie Division
Dauphin, MB – The Salvation Army is on location at Ochre Beach following the devastation caused by a massive wall of ice blown ashore from Dauphin Lake. “The devastation is heart rending,” states Major Grayling Crites of The Salvation Army. “We responded immediately when called upon over the weekend.  We arrived on site to provide  […]

Waterston Centre Cook Went From Oil Rigs to Feeding Regina’s Needy

Posted on 9th April 2013, by Prairie Division
Story courtesy of the Regina Leader Post: The “lottery truck” pulls up to the Salvation Army’s Waterston Centre every Tuesday afternoon. After the wheels come to a stop, those in Kevin Hall’s mind begin churning with meal ideas as he surveys the weekly grocery haul. “I call it the lottery truck because you never know  […]
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The Moose Jaw Salvation Army Celebrates 125 Years

Posted on 19th March 2013, by Prairie Division
Story courtesy of The Moose Jaw Times Herald: Moose Jaw, SK – In honour of its 125 Anniversary, the Moose Jaw Salvation Army celebrated in style. Kicking off a full day of events, a free breakfast was served at the community complex Saturday morning. For those wishing to learn more about the deep history behind  […]
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Mosaic Backpack Feeding Program: Helping Children When They Need It Most

Posted on 15th March 2013, by Prairie Division
Regina, Saskatchewan – The Salvation Army welcomed special guests to their kitchen Friday, March 15th, 2013 to see first-hand an exciting new partnership with The Mosaic Company.  The Mosaic Backpack Feeding Program provides backpacks filled with nutritious food to at-risk elementary students, addressing the need for weekend nutrition programs in Regina schools. Mosaic announced it  […]
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