Prairie News

Regina, SK – Whenever disaster strikes, the presence of The Salvation Army personnel is always expected. That’s exactly what is being done in the communities of Weyburn & Estevan. With flood levels in South Eastern Saskatchewan at a critical stage The Salvation Army’s Emergency Response team is supporting efforts. In Estevan, workers are helping feed  […]

Tisdale Steps Up During Dignity Month

Posted on 14th June 2011, by
The Salvation Army was part of a special series of reports in the Tisdale Recorder in May. The Recorder tackled common misconceptions about poverty. The first, and most prevalent, is the myth that “poverty is a choice.” The truth, as Salvation Army officer, Major Mike Hoeft, told the Recorder, is that it’s easy to blame  […]
SASKATOON, SK – As Wollaston Lake and Hatchet Lake evacuees begin to return home, The Salvation Army in Saskatoon is ensuring that each person receives a healthy bagged lunch for the journey. The SA also continues to serve three meals per day, plus snacks, to those who still remain at Cosmo Civic Centre and the  […]
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  […]