Prairie News

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  […]

2009/10 Annual Review

Posted on 20th September 2010, by
HOPE + DIGNITY – The Salvation Army Canada & Bermuda Annual Review 2009/2010 The extent of The Salvation Army’s work would not be possible without your kind and generous donations. This past year, while a slumping economy continued to inflict pain on many, you gave what you could. For this we offer our sincere appreciation  […]

Summits of Change

Posted on 28th July 2010, by
The Salvation Army Correctional & Justice Services in Winnipeg has been operating The Prostitution Diversion Program(PDP) in partnership with Manitoba Justice since 1998. The program gives those individuals, mainly women, the opportunity of resolving their prositution-related charge through an alternative “camp” program instead of through the traditional court system. This three day, two night program  […]
On July 19, The Salvation Army’s Multicultural Family Centre celebrated a new beginning. Officials from all three levels of government were on hand to officially turn the sod for the new building, which will open next year. Shelly Glover, Member of Parliament for Saint Boniface, gave a personal testimony to the effectiveness of the Centre  […]

Yorkton Flood Update

Posted on 14th July 2010, by
The Salvation Army’s response teams are still onsite cleaning up after the town of Yorkton flooded last week. Thanks to the generous support of the public, so far $14, 896.00 has been raised in support of the cleanup. A temporary clothing depot and food bank have been set up in the town for those affected  […]
The Salvation Army sets up disaster relief initiatives in Yorkton. The above link, from the Regina Leader-Post, tells one of many stories that have been coming out of Yorkton, SK, following a storm which dropped between 100 and 150 millimetres of rain on the city in less than 30 minutes. Updates on the relief effort  […]
For first responders, exposure to harassment, violence and tragedy is part of the job. To protect its officers from psychological and spiritual toll, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) instituted a chaplaincy program. Four Salvation Army officers from Saskatchewan are proud to serve as volunteer chaplains. Major Peter Eason, corps officer in Meadow Lake, says  […]