AGAT Laboratories Gives Hope with Generous Donation

Posted on 13th December 2012, by Alberta
AGAT
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  […]

Edmonton Community Christmas Dinner Serves 650

Posted on 12th December 2012, by Alberta
DInner Volunteers
650 men, women and children in Edmonton received a hot turkey dinner with all the trimmings at the Annual Christmas Community Dinner on December 5, 2012. Each year Executive Director, Capt. Mark Stanley, and staff from the Addictions & Residential Centre (ARC) put on the dinner for anyone who would like to attend, and to  […]

Calgary’s Hope in the City Luncheon Launches Campaign

Posted on 28th November 2012, by Alberta
HITC CGY
The heart-felt story of guest speaker, Mr. Frank Vizcarra helped to inspire over six-hundred supporters of The Salvation Army during the annual Hope in the City Kettle Kick-off Luncheon at the Hyatt Regency, Calgary. Vizcarra’s childhood was tragic, growing up in extreme poverty in Mexico, including having to beg on the streets just to pay  […]

Come Change The World

Posted on 24th October 2012, by Alberta
Are you interested in learning more about becoming a Salvation Army officer? If you’re in the Alberta & Northern Territories Division, please contact Major Elaine Bridger at 780-423-2111, and Come Change The World!

Operation Fruit Rescue Donates to Salvation Army

Posted on 22nd October 2012, by Alberta
Garden
For many people on a tight budget, fresh produce is often too expensive and out of reach. On Friday, October 19th, Riverbend Gardens announced they had surplus vegetables to harvest, and Operation Fruit Rescue heard the call. It was a nice fall day for harvesting vegetables from the garden when Operation Fruit Rescue helped pick  […]

19th Annual Harvest Brunch & Auction

Posted on 11th October 2012, by Alberta
  Support Salvation Army summer camp programs at Pine Lake by coming out to our 19th Annual Harvest Brunch & Auction, October 20th at the Delta Edmonton South. Doors open at 9:30am and you can bid on our many silent & live auction items. Join our Honorary Chairs, Bill & Marlene Smith, and celebrity Emcee  […]

Coming Home to The Salvation Army

Posted on 4th September 2012, by Alberta
Bev
“It feels a lot safer here,” says Bev who’s just recently checked into the Women’s Integrated Supportive Housing (WISH) in Calgary. The WISH centre provides support services for women such as emergency and transitional beds plus a variety of skill building programs. Prior to arriving at WISH Bev was sleeping in her car. “Coming here  […]

Backpacks for Kids Program Struggling to Meet Demand

Posted on 16th August 2012, by Alberta
With the first day of classes fast approaching, a large number of Calgary parents are without enough money for school supplies. Families who are receiving support through The Salvation Army social service programs rely heavily on the Backpacks for Kids program to ensure their children’s education is met with success. Last year the program distributed  […]

Going Back in Time For Edmonton’s Capital Ex Parade

Posted on 7th August 2012, by Alberta
EDM Parade
 On July 19, 2012 The Salvation Army in Edmonton entered a float in the Capital Ex Parade that captured the ‘Now and Then’ of our famous Christmas Kettles.With the expert help from Supreme Group, we had a replica kettle stand for our ‘Then’ kettle – very well done! We even had a few old fashioned  […]