AGAT Laboratories Donates $100,000 To The Salvation Army

Posted on 19th December 2013, by Alberta
Agat Laboratories
It is because of generous donors like AGAT Laboratories, that The Salvation Army can continue its work in restoring hope and dignity to Canada’s impoverished. The Salvation Army wishes to thank the compassionate team at AGAT Laboratories for their ongoing support and for making it possible to care for our country’s less fortunate at Christmas  […]

Alberta’s Coldest Santa Shuffle Still Raises Over $75,000

Posted on 13th December 2013, by Alberta
Santa Shuffle Red Deer Rotary Park
The extremely cold temperatures, along with frozen eyebrows, eyelashes, and moustaches, didn’t keep any die-hard Shufflers away from the 23rd annual 5k Santa Shuffle on December 7, 2013. For many, it was a personal victory having run the coldest race ever, and as Edmonton Emcee Mark Sholz put it, “I’ve just had confirmation from Bud,  […]

Annual Salvation Army Christmas Dinner Feeds 450 In Edmonton

Posted on 12th December 2013, by Alberta
ARC dinner
Wednesday, December 4th was a big day here at The Salvation Army; volunteers were arriving, turkeys were being cooked, places were being set, all in anticipation of the hundreds of Edmontonians in need of a Christmas dinner. A tradition spanning at least the past 20 years (we’ve lost count!), The Salvation Army Addictions & Residential  […]

Annual Festival Of Carols Concert Spreads Across Division

Posted on 9th December 2013, by Alberta
November 29, 2013 was the 16th Festival of Carols concert in Edmonton, but this year was extra special as the annual event happened for the first time in Calgary on December 1st! The Festival of Carols is a free event to thank donors, supporters, volunteers, and friends of The Salvation Army. Close to 1500 people  […]
EDS Legislature
On November 6, Major Roy Langer, Divisional Emergency & Disaster Services (EDS) Director for the Alberta & Northern Territories, was recognized at the Alberta Legislature by Danielle Smith for the work done by The Salvation Army for flood relief. “Through ongoing flood relief efforts in Alberta, The Salvation Army has served more than 10,000 people with  […]

Amanda Lindhout Helps Kick-off Calgary’s Kettle Campaign

Posted on 25th November 2013, by Alberta
A crowd of almost 700 supporters listened carefully as Amanda Lindhout shared her powerful and inspirational story of forgiveness, courage and hope. A fitting message, since it’s what The Salvation Army brings to millions of Canadians every year – hope, courage and dignity to Canada’s impoverished. It’s an exciting time of year for The Salvation  […]

The Spirit of Giving Alive and Well at Toy Angels Drive

Posted on 19th November 2013, by Alberta
Despite freezing temperatures and blowing snow, families gathered at the Calgary Police Headquarters on Saturday, November 16th for the Encana Family Event in support of the Lite FM Toy Angels campaign. Families at the event had a great time getting their faces painted and pictures taken with their favorite mascots. People definitely didn’t go home hungry,  […]

Calgarians Support Families In Need At Toy Angels Launch

Posted on 14th November 2013, by Alberta
Toy angel
Each year Calgarians find it in their hearts to bring smiles to the faces of children by donating to the Toy Angels campaign. Mookie and Billie Jo, Live Lite FM Broadcast morning show hosts, were joined by Calgary Police chief, Rick Hanson, the Heebee Jeebees, and Calgary Roughnecks Captain, Andrew McBride. Each guest shared a similar  […]