Mayor Mandel Serves Breakfast at The Salvation Army

Posted on 27th May 2013, by Alberta
CFS Breakfast
We are often told that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but for many people the cupboards are bare. Every Friday, The Salvation Army’s Community & Family Services (CFS) in Edmonton serves breakfast to those who would otherwise go hungry, and this past Friday was a special one as we celebrated Red Shield Month. Mayor Stephen  […]

Combating Hunger With Soup For The Soul In Edmonton

Posted on 16th May 2013, by Alberta
Edm Soupday
On Friday, May 10th The Salvation Army in Edmonton served up delicious homemade soup in Sir Winston Churchill Square to raise awareness of what The Salvation Army is doing to combat hunger in this city. Recent studies indicate that over 900,000 Canadians visit a food bank each month and we believe no one should have to  […]

Local Business Wants to Give Back

Posted on 9th May 2013, by Alberta
Total Skin Care
The Salvation Army is always grateful to receive support from local businesses, and recently, Total Skincare Centre in Calgary generously donated $1,000 to join the fight against poverty and homelessness. “My dad was a big supporter of The Salvation Army,” explains Dr. John Arlette. “This is part of Total Skincare Care’s social commitment, we want  […]

Calgary’s Less Fortunate Share Family Day Together

Posted on 22nd February 2013, by Alberta
COH - Family Day at the Centre of Hope in Calgary
As families all across Alberta celebrated Family Day on Monday, February 18, over 500 hundred of Calgary’s homeless and less fortunate came together as a family and enjoyed a delicious turkey dinner at The Salvation Army’s Centre of Hope. It was the hard work and countless volunteer hours that made the eighth annual Family Day  […]

Thank-you to All of Our Kettle Volunteers

Posted on 10th January 2013, by Alberta
A Tradition of giving starts with a little change
The Salvation Army in Edmonton would like to extend a huge thank-you to all of our Kettle volunteers who helped us raise funds for Community & Family Services over the Christmas season. In total, 375 volunteers logged in 4400 hours manning Kettles around the city, Devon and Sherwood Park in 42 locations! These amazing volunteers are  […]

Calgary Police Collects a Mountain of Toys

Posted on 21st December 2012, by Alberta
Toys collected at the Calgary Police Service
The Calgary Police Service (CPS) has been a sponsor of Toy Mountain for several years, bringing smiles to the faces of many boys and girls. This year they built a gigantic mountain of toys inside their headquarters in Calgary’s North East, which took a large crowd of helpers from CPS, Encana and Lite FM, to  […]

Alberta EDS Director Honoured by Town of Slave Lake

Posted on 20th December 2012, by Alberta
Medal of Honour
Major Roy Langer, Divisional Director of Emergency & Disaster Services for Alberta & Northern Territories, was presented with a Medal of Honour from the town of Slave Lake by Mayor Karina Pillay-Kinnee on Decemebr 18, 2012, after being nominated by the R.C.M.P. for his efforts and services after the devestating wildfire that swept through the town on May 15,  […]

Nike Donates $10,000 for Christmas Toys in Calgary

Posted on 20th December 2012, by Alberta
The TOYS “R” US store in Calgary’s northwest was buzzing with excitement as the players of Canada’s National Junior Hockey Team hit the floor running to collect toys for The Salvation Army Christmas Program. A big-hearted donation from NIKE, totaling $10,000, made it possible to for the young hockey stars to fill many shopping carts  […]

Special Delivery from Canada Post

Posted on 20th December 2012, by Alberta
CP Group
Hundreds of Calgary children will have a special gift to open on Christmas morning due to the generous donations made by Canada Post employees from depots across the city. Canada Post has participated in The Salvation Army’s Angel Giving Tree Tag Program for a number of years. The program helps families who are struggling to  […]

AGAT Laboratories Gives Hope with Generous Donation

Posted on 13th December 2012, by Alberta
Each year over 1.8 million Canadians turn to The Salvation Army for help. Some people may have just lost their job, others have suffered a catastrophic illness, or for many they live with an addiction or chronic mental health issue. For a number of years, AGAT Laboratories has been partnering with The Salvation Army to  […]