Prairie News

Salvation Army welcoming donations for Alberta fires

Posted on 4th May 2016, by Prairie Division
May 4, 2016 The Salvation Army Prairie Division is proud to stand with the residents of Fort McMurray and everyone who has been affected by the destruction caused by the wildfires recently. Roughly 88,000 people have been evacuated from the area and from their homes. The Salvation Army's Emergency and Disaster Services in the area  […]

Regina Mayor`s Run/Walk for Fitness Supports The Salvation Army

Posted on 14th April 2016, by Prairie Division
REGINA, SK – The Regina Salvation Army has been selected to be the charitable recipient of this years Regina Mayor`s Run/Walk for Fitness. This run/walk will be a fun mid-season tune-up for December's Salvation Army Santa Shuffle! We hope to see lots of folks there in support and for a great time on May 29! For more information  […]

Convictions Matter: The Function of Salvation Army Doctrines by Ray Harris

Posted on 2nd December 2015, by Prairie Division
On November 25th, 2015, at McNally Robinson Booksellers in Winnipeg, Major Ray Harris’ book Convictions Matter: The Function of Salvation Army Doctrines was launched.   Rev. Dr. James Christie, Director of the Ridd Institute of Religion and Global Policy, introduced Major Harris to the packed atrium by saying “It is his work within the Manitoba Multifaith  […]

Kenora’s 25th Annual Miracle Marathon

Posted on 30th November 2015, by Prairie Division
Kenora, ON  November 27-28, 2015  Hosted by the  Kenora radio station 89.5 The Lake FM, the community of Kenora has supported The Salvation Army's Annual Miracle Marathon for 25 years. Kenora Standard Insurance opened up their office space and with the help of the radio station invited: business men & women, city counsellors, Kenora Mayor  […]

Brandon kettles set to boil

Posted on 23rd November 2015, by Prairie Division
Major Rhonda kicks off kettles
BRANDON, MB – Christmas Kettles are set and ready to boil in Brandon!  Major Rhonda Smith, Commanding/Family Services Officer officially kicked-off the Kettle Campaign in Brandon on Friday, November 20th.  The 2015 goal for Brandon & Area is $60,000. Major Rhonda indicated "Money raised through the Kettles goes toward helping purchase items for the Christmas  […]

Rails to Relevance stops in Winnipeg; donates blankets and pillows

Posted on 19th November 2015, by Prairie Division
WINNIPEG, MB – Thirty-eight students from Claremont Secondary School in Victoria, British Columbia took a trip about Canadian Identity.  They stepped off a train in Winnipeg with the comforts of home they had brought with them – blankets, sleeping bags, pillows – and put in a call to The Salvation Army looking for a place  […]

Breakfast outlines journey From Uncertainty to Hope

Posted on 17th November 2015, by Prairie Division
WINNIPEG, MB – From Uncertainty to Hope.  This simple sentence describes the journey for many refugees and immigrants who come to Canada.  It was also the theme of this year's 11th Annual Salvation Army Hope in the City Breakfast.  Over four hundred guests were on hand at the RBC Convention Centre to hear the stories  […]

Winnipeg Foundation provides Community Venture members with Wheels of Dignity

Posted on 13th November 2015, by Prairie Division
Winnipeg Foundation provides Community Venture members with Wheels of Dignity
WINNIPEG, MB – Members and staff welcomed Mr. Rick Lussier, Director of Community Grants with The Winnipeg Foundation, on Friday, November 6th to Community Venture.  Mr. Lussier presented keys for a new program van to Crystal Ryland, Day Program Coordinator.  The Winnipeg Foundation provided a grant for Community Venture to purchase and convert a 2015  […]

Luncheon celebrates fifteen years for “shining light” at BMFRC

Posted on 28th October 2015, by Prairie Division
Major Roxanne Jennings and Florence Quan
WINNIPEG, MB – On Friday, October 18th, colleagues and friends gathered together for a surprise luncheon to commemorate 15 years of faithful service given by Florence Quan, Family Life Coordinator at Barbara Mitchell Family Resource Centre, to the children, women, and men in the community of Alpine Place, Winnipeg.   Florence loves acronyms so, after  […]

Art is born of unlikely hands

Posted on 6th October 2015, by Prairie Division
Kathie CV Art Show
WINNIPEG, MB – The artist stands proudly beside her exhibit as a crowd gathers.  She turns to face them and shares insight into the inspiration for her creation.  She is Kathie.  She is a painter.  She is also a member of the Charleswood program of Community Venture, a Christian-based program administered by The Salvation Army devoted  […]