Alberta & Northern Territories Division

Community & Family Services Gift Room

Easing Burdens at Christmas a Priority


What do parents do when they aren’t able to put food on the table, or provide presents at Christmas? Hundreds of Edmontonians faced this burden over the Christmas season, but our Community & Family Services were able to help, thanks to your generosity. Through services such as our Gift Room, where parents can choose gifts for their children, and struggling seniors and individuals can pick up necessities like mitts, scarves, or a coat, you helped us provide hope and dignity [...]

Toy Angels wrap-up at Clagary Police Service Headquarters

Calgary Police Help Pack Up Toys


It was a busy lunch hour at the Calgary Police Service Headquarters on Friday, December 19th as officers joined representatives from Encana and The Salvation Army to help wrap up this year’s Toy Angels campaign. Over the past few weeks, Calgarians have donated new toys to various drop-off locations around the city, including Calgary Police Service district offices. Almost 6,500 toys were piled in the headquarters main lobby to await further transport, and there were smiles on every face as they bagged the toys [...]

Capital Colour's Socks for Souls

Socks For Souls Campaign Exceeds Expectations


Sometimes making a big difference starts with a simple idea to help. Capital Colour Press Ltd. did just that with their “Socks for Souls” campaign this Christmas season. Greg Himer, Sales Rep at Capital Colour in Edmonton, asked for donations of new socks for The Salvation Army hoping to get 1000 pairs by Christmas. Instead, 3150 pairs were donated filling nearly 2 crates!

The socks will be given out at various Salvation Army units in Edmonton over the next few weeks, [...]

Stahl Toy Drive 2014

Stahl Peterbilt Toy Drive Breaks Record


For 8 years the staff, owners, and customers of Stahl Peterbilt have taken on the role of Christmas angels, collecting new toys for The Salvation Army’s Edmonton Community & Family Services to distribute to Edmonton families. This year they hit an all-time high, filling Santa’s Glider with 1,103 toys! Their showroom was packed and the Glider was overflowing – a true indication of the spirit of giving that embodies the team at Stahl Peterbilt. With the help of Kevin Fleury [...]