Alberta & Northern Territories Division

Backpack program

Backpack Program Brings Hope and Dignity to Kids and Parents


For many parents, getting their children ready to return to school can be a stressful process. Thankfully The Salvation Army Backpack Program is there to help along the way. “We gave out over 1,100 backpacks so far this year,” explains Patti Legal, Resource Specialist for The Salvation Army Community Services (Calgary.) “Many of our clients are new to Canada and don’t understand what a geometry set or duo tang is. Add to this the stress of trying to prepare their family for the culture shock that comes with living in

Installation of new Divisional Leaders

Alberta Division Installs New Leaders


The Alberta and Northern Territories Division saw the  official Installation of its new Divisional Leaders, Majors Toni and Ron Cartmell on Saturday August 16, 2014 at the beautiful Salvation Army Pine Lake Camp. Major Toni will take on the appointment of Divisional Director

Climbing Wall 2014

Generous Donors Give Kids the Gift of Camp


Thanks to your generosity, many children and teens from across the Division were able to experience awesome adventures this summer at our beautiful Salvation Army Pine Lake Camp. Located just southeast of Red Deer, the camp offers a time of

Telus Socks for SOX Campaign

TELUS’ Socks for SOX Campaign Creates “Happy Feet”


Since 2007, TELUS has taken the initiative to help provide the comfort of warm “Happy Feet” to the homeless with their Socks for SOX campaign – right across the country! All Canadians know the importance of warm, dry feet, and the homeless are more likely to go without this basic necessity. “We wanted to select a charity that served homeless people in different communities across Canada. The Salvation Army has a very good reputation in serving people in need and they have a presence in most/every province,” says Dale Briske, TELUS’