Prairie News

William Booth Special Care Home The Salvation Army William Booth Special Care Home in Regina, SK is an 83-bed facility with 57 Long-Term level 3 & 4 Care beds.  Additionally, 100 clients attend an Adult Day Support Program.  With a commitment to individualized care, the home has many recreational and diversional therapies available throughout the week and  […]

PHOTOS: Red Shield Golf Classic 2017

Posted on 1st September 2017, by Prairie Division
PHOTOS: Red Shield Golf Classic 2017
[slideshow_deploy id=’4336′]     The Salvation Army’s Prairie Division would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to everyone who participated in our 12th annual Red Shield Golf Classic tournament on August 24! The weather was great, food — courtesy of Bridges Golf Course — was delicious, and a number of donations and auction bids  […]

Winnipeg man finds hope at Booth Centre

Posted on 10th August 2017, by Prairie Division
Winnipeg man finds hope at Booth Centre
When Jamie Dollings walked into the Salvation Army’s Booth Centre in June, he had no job, no home, and no hope. Suicidal and struggling with mental illness, he came to the Winnipeg facility in search of a miracle. “I felt I was lost,” said Dollings, 58. “I was suicidal to the point I didn’t want  […]

Cuisine For A Cause: Winnipeg Restaurateur giving back

Posted on 28th April 2017, by Prairie Division
May 4 is a date that will always be significant for Tam Nguyen, and this year, it’s the date he’s going to give back to the community that took him in nearly 37 years ago. After fleeing from Vietnam in 1980, May 4 was the date he arrived in Malaysia and knew he was going  […]

Unsettled: The Salvation Army & Canada’s refugee claimants

Posted on 28th March 2017, by Prairie Division
Mohamed Sharif and Yong Qi ‘Richard’ Zhang have been staying at The Salvation Army’s Booth Centre since February. With nowhere else to go to seek food and shelter from the cold, the men are two of more than 100 who have turned to The Salvation Army after fleeing the United States and crossing the border  […]

Kenora Store Celebrates Re-Opening After Extensive Renovations

Posted on 21st February 2017, by Prairie Division
The Salvation Army Lake of the Woods Thrift Store and Community Family Services in Kenora, Ontario re-opened its doors to the community on Wednesday, February 15, after being closed for almost a month while various renovations were completed, including a complete replacement of the store’s floor and a new paint job.  Staff celebrated alongside Kenora  […]