Prairie News

As you are well aware, the annual 2009 Christmas Kettle Campaign has come to a close and we would like to thank all supporters for their generous donations of both time and money. This year, with your help and support, we were able to raise $1.14 million dollars throughout the division which has already supported numerous families  […]

2009 Prairie Kettle Campaign

Posted on 23rd December 2009, by
With only one day remaining in this years campaign, we would first like to thank all of our kettle locations who were so generous in providing us with a place to have a kettle for the last 30 days.  We would also like to thank all of the volunteers and staff who worked tirelessly on the kettle providing thousands  […]
     The Salvation Army Serves up Hope to Winnipeg’s Inner City Residents Over the Christmas Season   (Winnipeg, Manitoba – December 16, 2009) – While most Manitobans are cranking up their furnaces and boosting dead car batteries, there is another section of the population struggling just to survive in these bone-chilling temperatures.  With each  […]

Christmas Spirit Alive at Pantages Playhouse

Posted on 4th December 2009, by
On December 3, the 3rd annual Hope in the City Carol Festival was held at Winnipeg’s Pantages Playhouse. This year, the guest ensemble was The Air Command Band. The band delighted the audience members with traditional sing-a-long carols, big-band style, and even added some international flavour. The handbell choir from Winnipeg East Community Church and the  […]

Carol Festival – Some Tickets Still Available

Posted on 30th November 2009, by
Come join us for…. The 3rd Annual Hope in the City Carol Festival Featuring performances by: The Canadian Forces Air Command Band, The Salvation Army Hand Bell Choir, The Salvation Army Community Venture Drama Group, and The Salvation Army Vocal & Brass Ensembles. Be sure to join us for a wonderful evening.  To reserve your  […]

Tom Jackson at Hope in the City Breakfast

Posted on 25th November 2009, by
On November 18, 550 people came together at the Winnipeg Convention Centre to enjoy not only breakfast, but a guest speaker with a compelling story to tell. Dr. Tom Jackson, well-known musician, actor and humanitarian, gave the keynote address at the official kickoff for Winnipeg’s Christmas activities. Dr. Jackson spoke about his time on the  […]

Western Canada Concedes – Its now a Rider Nation!

Posted on 22nd November 2009, by
 The Saskatchewan Roughriders are headed back to the Grey Cup for the second time in three seasons following a 27-17 win over the Calgary Stampeders in the Western Final. The Riders will meet the Montreal Alouettes next Sunday in Calgary for the 97th Grey Cup. With Sundays defeat over the Calgary Stampeders, one of our  […]

Mosiac employees support Yorkton, SK

Posted on 19th November 2009, by
 The Salvation Army in Yorkton, SK was pleased to receive a cheque for $15,000 from Mosiac employees for the local Food Bank. It is through the great generousity of companies such as Mosiac that The Salvation Army is able to provide its many services each and every day throughout the year, giving hope to all  […]

Tom Jackson – Helping to Bring Hope to the City

Posted on 5th November 2009, by
  In support of The Salvation Army’s Prairie Division, the annual Breakfast and Luncheons will once again be taking place in Saskatchewan and Manitoba and I am pleased, in fact thrilled, to announce that Mr Tom Jackson will be this years guest speaker at all three events.  Appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada in 2000 for his music  […]

Winnipeg News Release

Posted on 4th November 2009, by
  The Salvation Army’s Winnipeg Booth Centre is Partnering with Other Agencies to Set up New Emergency Influenza Pandemic Unit    (Winnipeg, Manitoba – November 4, 2009) – The reminders are everywhere: Wash your hands and use hand sanitizers.  Residents at The Salvation Army’s Winnipeg Booth Centre are reminded daily about flu prevention by posters  […]