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Winnipeg has experienced an influx of newcomers over the past few years and many face food security challenges. Dil moved to Canada in 2009 with his wife and children from Bhutan. He wanted to grow vegetables to help provide for his family but lives in an apartment with no backyard. Li, a single parent of  […]

“Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without the help of The Salvation Army’s Toy Mountain shopping centre,” says Juilieen. “Now my daughter will have something to open on Christmas morning.” Planning for a happy Christmas for your family is challenging if you lack the financial resources to celebrate with your children. Julieen Keeley lives with her eight-year-old  […]

Winnipeg, MB – The Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) of The Salvation Army has been actively involved in providing hope, comfort and warmth to those affected by the rising floodwaters in Manitoba. At the Winnipeg Flood Evacuee Response Centre EDS Coordinator Debbie Clarke has been overseeing food preparation and delivery to those registering for flood assistance  […]

High school students from across Winnipeg are gathering at the first annual Booth University College Youth Forum on November 14 and 15 to learn about homelessness and how it impacts individuals and a community. This two-day, 24-hour event will introduce students to the issue of homelessness through emergency shelter visits, movies, and guest speakers including  […]

On February 18 The Salvation Army in Winnipeg participated in S.N.O.W. night, a Safe Night Off Winnipeg Streets for women and transgendered sex-trade workers. The event is organized and coordinated by a number of agencies who work with those involved in the sex trade, one of which is The Salvation Army. The Army provided the  […]

ORGANIZATION OVERVIEW The Salvation Army is an international Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible; its ministry is motivated by love for God and the needs of humanity. The Salvation Army exists to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world.  […]

  COMPANY OVERVIEW The Salvation Army is an international Christian denomination and social services organization, operating in 113 countries worldwide.   In Canada, the Army’s operations comprise 500 individual registered charities with assets of over $1 billion, an annual operating budget of nearly $500 million, 900 commissioned officers (pastors), 10,000 employees, and thousands of volunteers, the  […]

Randi was good at hiding her addiction to cocaine and meth. She fooled her children and family for a long time. Then, when the deadly grasp of her dependency led to her own personal collapse, she reached out to The Salvation Army for help. “I was in denial about my addiction for a long time,”  […]
When temperatures drop to sub-zero levels, the cold poses real dangers to those experiencing homelessness. Across Canada, The Salvation Army is helping people stay warm, get off the streets and into shelter. “It doesn’t matter what your situation is, we just want to get you in from the cold,” says Mark Stewart, Residential Manager at  […]