In March, Clement Manaigre celebrated his birthday in a gym full of his peers and friends. The group enjoyed a buffet lunch of perogies, cabbage rolls, meatballs, veggies and coleslaw, topped off with a huge sheet cake. There was even live music performed by the corps officers from Living Hope Community Church. The celebration was  […]

Students Dedicate Spring Break to the Service of Others

Posted on 26th April 2023, by kristinm
In March, 12 high school students from Emmanuel Evangelical Free Church in Steinbach, Manitoba, gave up their spring break to serve others by volunteering at The Salvation Army’s Barbara Mitchell Family Resource Centre and Community Venture in Winnipeg. The youths worked with seniors’ groups, babies and new mothers, children, and individuals with disabilities as part  […]
The Salvation Army in Yorkton, Saskatchewan, operates a food bank for the surrounding communities, but the support they offer goes beyond just groceries and household necessities. Maria Kolebaba has worked at the Salvation Army Yorkton food bank for five years. As in many small towns, Maria wears many hats – she assists clients with food  […]

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  […]