Alberta & Northern Territories Division

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Salvation Army Responds To Fort McMurray Fire


The Salvation Army is deploying two Community Response Units to assist with feeding 800 first responders engaged in the Fort McMurray fire response efforts. Two additional response units are preparing to arrive in the area in the next 24 hours.

All Salvation Army Officers and staff in Fort McMurray were safely evacuated to several different locations yesterday. There is no information on the status of Salvation Army properties in Fort McMurray.

A Disaster Response Team has been established at the Alberta & […]

Hope And Help During The Hard Times


"Things can get so much worse than you ever believe," says Colette as she describe the time when her spouse lost his job and they lost their home. Colette and her family turned to The Salvation Army during that tough time in their lives and were given hope and help.


Play Café Is A Lifesaver For Parents


Giggles and the patter of running feet can be heard as soon as you enter the doors to Berkshire Citadel in Calgary. Play Café is well underway as parents and toddlers make playdough structures, experiment with glitter, and mingle with one another.

“I really look forward to coming, I actually structure my week around it,” says mother and UK native Natalie. “I don’t have a car, so having something like this within walking distance in our community has been lifesaving for […]


Giving The Gift Of Time


“Being a volunteer makes me feel like I can contribute to the community and help people,” says Brenda. “There is always somebody out there that needs help.”

Brenda started her volunteer journey with The Salvation Army six years ago and has become a regular. You will often find her volunteering at the Centre of Hope in Calgary, or helping kids create crafts at Messy Church. Brenda also rings the bells on a Kettle during the Christmas season. But as an avid […]