Prairie News

She became a role model not only for Aboriginal youth BUT for everyone. On March 20, 2010, Candace Sutherland began her journey to run from St. John’s, Newfoundland to Victoria, British Columbia to raise money for The Salvation Army and three other charities: Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, Canadian Diabetes Association, and Canadian Cancer Society.   […]

Saskatoon Santa Shuffle a Big Success

Posted on 25th February 2011, by
The 2010 Santa Shuffle in Saskatoon was a big success. Participants raised more than $8,000 for families in need – the highest ever for Saskatoon. That equals more hope and support for families in need, including Christmas dinner and toys under the tree. Despite very chilly weather, the Santa Shuffle was fun and festive. After  […]

Emergency Disaster Training in Swift Current

Posted on 23rd February 2011, by
By John R. Statton Swift Current Prairiepost Swift Current, SK February 23, 2011 — Good Samaritans are gearing up to train southwest residents in disaster assistance. The Salvation Army will host the Emergency Disaster Response session April 16. Experts will attend to pass on their knowledge in a variety of disaster situations.  “Internally we’ve always put on  […]

Chefs take on Captain Ed in chowder challenge

Posted on 18th February 2011, by
Maple Creek, SK February 18, 2011 — It may come down to that special secret ingredient on Feb. 19 during the Seafood Chowder Throw down fundraiser at the Salvation Army. “Well there will be some secret ingredients added to our chowder as well as Captain Ed’s,” said Star Cafe & Grill chef Noy Lim. “But we work  […]

Winnipeg Toy Center

Posted on 30th December 2010, by
Salvation Army Weetamah Centre ministry director Mark Young cuddles a couple of furry companions Tuesday at Toy Mountain, the Sally Ann toy depot at 324 Logan Ave.

Hope in the City – Winnipeg, MB

Posted on 2nd December 2010, by
  On November 16, the Winnipeg Convention Centre hosted the 6th Annual Hope in the City Breakfast. Guest speaker Thomas Caldwell delivered an inspiring address to the hundreds in attendance, and the Honourable Greg Selinger, Premier of Manitoba, kicked off the 2010 kettle campaign. We would like to say a special thank you to our  […]

Toy Mountain makes a Christmas Miracle

Posted on 12th November 2010, by
During the months of November and December, you can help The Salvation Army in Winnipeg make a Christmas miracle. Drop off a new, unopened toy at any Scotiabank or Fire Station in Winnipeg, and The Salvation Army will make sure it gets to a child this Christmas season. Join with us in helping to give  […]

Hope in the City – Winnipeg

Posted on 9th November 2010, by
On November 16, The Winnipeg Convention Centre will be playing host to the 6th annual Hope in the City Breakfast. Our guest speaker will be Thomas Caldwell, CEO of Caldwell Securities Ltd. This breakfast will also serve as the official kick-off to the 2010 Christmas Kettle Season. Tickets are still available by calling Susan at  […]
The Salvation Army in Regina has partnered with Carmichael Outreach in an effort to equip some unskilled labourers for future work. On September 28-29, eleven individuals in need of employment, were outfitted with a free pair of work boots and given the opportunity to master the skill of operating a forklift.  The work boots were  […]