Alberta & Northern Territories Division

2016 HArvest Brunch and Auction

Harvest Brunch & Auction Raises Over $75,000 For New Program


Edmonton’s 2016 Harvest Brunch & Auction had it all: the concert debut of a pianist with only a few weeks of lessons, a choir performance, a painting produced in real time, as well as the unique and distinctly unusual items for auction.

It was all to support a new program for The Salvation Army’s Castledowns Corps, a Community Music Program. When the results were tallied, there was $75,000 raised to buy equipment, instruments, music, and other materials needed by the students and […]

Feed My Lambs breakfast program in St. Albert, Alberta

Feed My Lambs Breakfast Program Gives Students a Good Start


One breakfast at a time, The Salvation Army is making sure elementary students are getting the best possible start to their day. "Feed My Lambs" is a new school breakfast program in St. Albert, a small city northwest of Edmonton, for any children who missed out on breakfast. The breakfast bags are delivered to 14 elementary schools from both school boards, and they include a fruit cup and juice, with either a granola bar, oatmeal, or cold cereal options. The schools are also […]


Salvation Army Yellowknife Shelter Prepares for Winter


With the chill of winter now in the air, Salvation Army shelters across the Alberta & Northern Territories Division are preparing for increased demand for their beds.

“As the outdoor temperatures go down, the need and demand for shelter beds goes up,” says Captain Mark Stanley, Divisional Secretary for Public Relations & Development. “In the summer many homeless individuals will stay outdoors, but this just isn’t feasible during Canadian winters.”

Nowhere is this more apparent than at The Salvation Army’s Bailey House […]


Grande Prairie Food Drive Brings in 46 Tons of Food For Salvation Army


Often when times are tough, we see the best come out in our communities and Grande Prairie, Alberta is no exception. This September marked the 20th anniversary of local Rotary clubs holding a large-scale food drive for The Salvation Army, and the community support was tremendous.

The official kick-off on September 8 saw 32 local business and individual sponsors, assisted by students from four school districts, raise $9,600 for the food drive! That total is up from last year's […]