Prairie News

Winnipeg, MB – Even the rain couldn’t stop the awesome sounds of The Salvation Army’s first annual Jam for Dignity on Saturday, May 21st hosted at The Forks Market Plaza! The Music Festival kicked off at noon and featured a wide range of musical tastes from folk, aboriginal, jazz, soul/R&B, gospel and rock ‘n’ roll.  […]
Winnipeg, MB – The Salvation Army Weetamah Corps in downtown Winnipeg held its annual Open House from 10 am until 1 pm on Tuesday, June 1, 2011. Over 600 people visited Weetamah to tour its facilities and to learn more about its many different programs. During their visit guests were provided a light lunch of  […]
Winnipeg, MB – Canada Post employees are currently striking. The rotating strikes began at midnight, Thursday in Winnipeg, Manitoba and will see more postal workers walk out in other locations. Services will be disrupted, but someone who is in critical need can’t wait until a settlement is reached. With this in mind, we would ask  […]
SASKATOON, SK – The Salvation Army is on alert to provide essential services to evacuees from the northern Saskatchewan communities of Wollaston Lake and Hatchet Lake. The SA received notification from the Ministry of Social Services that evacuees from the northern Saskatchewan communities will be arriving in Saskatoon. In response, the SA’s Emergency Disaster Services  […]
Winnipeg, MB – Some members of the Prairie Public Relations and Development staff were at the historic announcement by Mark Chipman of True North Sports and Entertainment and Gary Bettman of the NHL about the return of the NHL to Winnipeg.  We welcome the NHL back to the Prairies and share in the excitement of  […]

Thrift Store fundraiser a big success

Posted on 19th May 2011, by
On Sunday May 15th, nine prairie Salvation Army Thrift stores hosted an event in honour of the dignity project. The event included a barbecue provided to our long time patrons and shopping on a day that we normally are not open, Sunday. The event was a huge success, generating over $20,000 collectively in a six  […]
Winnipeg, MB – With flood levels in South Western Manitoba at a critical stage The Salvation Army is mobilized, responding and working diligently to address the physical and spiritual needs of those impacted by this disaster.  In fact, to date, over 10,000 meals have been served to volunteers throughout SW Manitoba.  For many, this flood  […]