Alberta & Northern Territories Division

Emcee Bruce Bowie, guest speaker Cam Tait, and Captain Pam Goodyear.

Hope In The City Event Launches Kettle Campaign In Edmonton


The Salvation Army in Edmonton officially launched its annual Christmas Kettle Campaign on November 18 at The Hope in the City Luncheon that raised just under $98,000 towards their 2015 goal of $550,000. Guest speaker Cam Tait, veteran journalist, author and comedian kept the audience of 290 captivated with his remarkable story of how hope helped him overcome his physical limitations stemming from cerebral palsy. His inspirational address brought the crowd to its feet in a standing ovation.  

The money raised […]

Coat drive 2015

Sharing Warmth and Smiles


There were a lot of smiles and thank you’s as Calgarians left The Centre of Hope and Barbara Mitchell Family Resource Centre this week in their new winter coats. This year’s 13th Annual Salvation Army Coat Drive at the Calgary Stampeders game on October 31 was another record breaker! Over 5,100 new and gently used coats were donated by Calgary Stampeders fans, Q107 listeners and Calgary schools. Those coats were distributed to people in need from November 16 to 18.

“Thousands […]

Kettle volunteer

Volunteer at a Kettle This Christmas


(video) Can you spare a few hours to ring the bells at a Kettle this Christmas season? Thousands of volunteer hours are needed to help reach our goals, and the money raised stays local to help support year-round programs for anyone in need. Food hampers, toys, clothing, counselling, summer camps, life skills, and employment services are just a few examples of the programs we offer. To find out how you can help […]

The Salvation Army reaches out at Edmonton's 15ht Homeless Connect Event

Salvation Army Reaches Out At 15th Homeless Connect Event


Edmonton’s homeless and at-risk residents came out Sunday October 25, for the 15th Homeless Connect at the Shaw Conference Centre. With an increasing number of attendees every year, this bi-annual event has become the epicenter for connecting social services with Edmonton’s most vulnerable residents. Over 2,100 guests came through the doors exceeding the estimated 1,700 attendees.

The Salvation Army Community and Family Services (CFS), Addictions and Residential Centre (ARC), and Crossroads Community Church joined more than 60 different services and 300 […]