Prairie News

Hope and Comfort in Emergencies

Posted on 3rd May 2011, by
The Salvation Army is ready to respond to emergencies at any time of year, and has ramped up preparations in case of spring flooding. In Saskatchewan, a new crew of volunteers recently received special Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) training, and will be added to our call list. Volunteers are the backbone of EDS, when there  […]
Winnipeg, MB – The Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) of The Salvation Army has been actively involved in providing hope, comfort and warmth to those affected by the rising floodwaters in Manitoba. At the Winnipeg Flood Evacuee Response Centre EDS Coordinator Debbie Clarke has been overseeing food preparation and delivery to those registering for flood assistance  […]

Salvation Army Fashion Show

Posted on 26th April 2011, by
Estevan, SK – The first ever Spring Fashion Show hosted by the Salvation Army was a HUGE success. $850.00 was raised on April 9th to cover the sponsorship of three children overseas. It’s done through The Salvation Army Child Sponsorship Program. The show in Estevan was a sellout with just over 80 tickets sold. 13  […]
Swift Current, SK —  The Salvation Army offered disaster training in Swift Current on Saturday April 16th.  About 50 people were trained in preparing for disaster; Emotional and Spiritual Care; and Disaster Food Service: Safe Food Handling and Delivery in a Disaster. The courses were all taught by experienced, qualified instructors and participants will be  […]

The Salvation Army feeds over 5000 Volunteers

Posted on 15th April 2011, by
Winnipeg, MB – The Salvation Army has begun assisting the City of Winnipeg and surrounding Regional Municipalities with flood preparations. Often the first on the scene and the last to leave, Salvation Army canteens (mobile feeding trucks), officers, volunteers and seasoned disaster relief personnel are on call at various locations providing services such as food,  […]

SaskEnergy Helps Beaver Creek Camp

Posted on 23rd March 2011, by
The Salvation Army Beaver Creek Camp, just south of Saskatoon, is more energy efficient these days, thanks to SaskEnergy. In early December, 2010, all the buildings at Beaver Creek were retrofitted with furnace filters and programmable thermostats through SaskEnergy’s Home Energy Efficiency Project (HEEP). Other products installed included water-saving showerheads, toilet tank inserts, weather stripping,  […]