Emergency Disaster Services on Display

Posted on 10th October 2022, by kristinm
The Salvation Army Prairie Division’s Emergency Disaster Services team were excited to be a part of this year’s National Indigenous Fire Safety Council’s Safety Conference in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan September 28th to October 1st, 2022. Our participation included a trade show booth and introductory training regarding The Salvation Army’s Emergency Disaster Services. We also had  […]

Supplies to Start the School Year Off Right

Posted on 8th August 2022, by kristinm
A teacher stands in front of shelves lined with school supplies
On the first day of school this fall, some 350 backpacks full of goodies will be distributed amongst eight Kenora area elementary schools to help students get a leg up this school year. The backpacks will contain a reusable water bottle, thermal lunch kit and other school necessities. For some students this will mean the  […]

10 Years On and Going Strong

Posted on 29th July 2022, by kristinm
Barbara Mitchell Family Resource Centre Celebrates 10 Years Serving the Community   Nestled next to a park at 51 Morrow Ave in Winnipeg is The Salvation Army Barbara Mitchell Family Resource Centre (BMFRC). The Centre offers a range of community programming serving all age groups from children to seniors. This week the BMFRC marks 10  […]

From Forest Paths to Future Paths

Posted on 18th July 2022, by kristinm
Summer camp is a time for fun: for exploring, playing, learning and growing. For many children it’s often an opportunity to be their own person outside of their homes or their first time away from home. For city kids, it may be a rare opportunity to try outdoor activities and spend time in nature.  It’s  […]

Run, Rebecca, Run

Posted on 2nd December 2021, by blairmalaz
Rebecca Foat from Winnipeg, Manitoba, is no stranger to strapping on a pair of sneakers and hitting the pavement (or snow) for a good run. 2021 is the second time she will run the Santa Shuffle. “My first Santa Shuffle was in 2019. Up to that point, I had run nine races of varying distances  […]