Alberta & Northern Territories Division

Hope In The City Calgary

Brian Burke Inspires Generous Donations at Kettle Kick-off in Calgary


The Salvation Army hosted its annual Hope in the City luncheon on Wednesday, November 12 at the Hyatt Regency in Calgary. The event had 700 guests in attendance from corporate Calgary and featured guest speaker Brian Burke, President of Hockey Operations with the Calgary Flames. Guests were welcomed into the event by the Salvation Army Glenmore Temple band playing a selection of classic Christmas pieces. Mr. Burke gave an effective speech, challenging the crowd to give generously this year and help in the fight against poverty: “Christmas Day, for someone

Friday breakfast

Special Guests Help Serve Free Breakfast


The Salvation Army’s Community & Family Services (CFS) in Edmonton offers a free breakfast every Friday morning for anyone in the community who needs one. Today, to highlight some of the programs your kettle donations fund, we’ve had some special

Share the Warmth coat drive

Coat Drive Provides Coats to Vulnerable Calgarians


The 12th annual Share the Warmth Coat Drive wrapped up last week with nearly 5,000 coats being collected for Calgary’s less fortunate! The Jeff and Sarah Show on Q107 encouraged Calgarians to give, which helped donations grow from 423 coats in 2012, to nearly 5,000 coats this year. The Calgary Stampeders invited fans to bring coats to the last home season game and also continued their challenge to local schools which received an outstanding response. From 2 schools last year, to 19 schools this year, students demonstrated their diligence to helping