Feed My Lambs Breakfast Program Gives Students a Good Start

Posted on 17th October 2016, by Alberta
Feed My Lambs breakfast program in St. Albert, Alberta
One breakfast at a time, The Salvation Army is making sure elementary students are getting the best possible start to their day. "Feed My Lambs" is a new school breakfast program in St. Albert, a small city northwest of Edmonton, for any children who missed out on breakfast. The breakfast bags are delivered to 14 elementary schools from  […]

Salvation Army Yellowknife Shelter Prepares for Winter

Posted on 6th October 2016, by Alberta
shelter
With the chill of winter now in the air, Salvation Army shelters across the Alberta & Northern Territories Division are preparing for increased demand for their beds. “As the outdoor temperatures go down, the need and demand for shelter beds goes up,” says Captain Mark Stanley, Divisional Secretary for Public Relations & Development. “In the  […]
Often when times are tough, we see the best come out in our communities and Grande Prairie, Alberta is no exception. This September marked the 20th anniversary of local Rotary clubs holding a large-scale food drive for The Salvation Army, and the community support was tremendous. The official kick-off on September 8 saw 32 local  […]

Summer Camp Forges Bonds For Counsellors Too

Posted on 8th August 2016, by Alberta
When we write about The Salvation Army’s Pine Lake Camp, we usually talk about the campers. They are the kids who come from all over the Division to experience nature, outdoor activities, and God in a new way and whose lives are often impacted in immeasurable ways through the adventure. This year is no different,  […]

Fort McMurray: After The Fire

Posted on 21st July 2016, by Alberta
Fort mcMurray wildfire regrowth
“As the community moves from response to re-entry to recovery and rebuilding, the local Salvation Army in Fort McMurray is beginning to consider and anticipate community needs,” says Captain Mark Stanley from The Salvation Army in Alberta. As of July 4, Alberta Agriculture and Forestry classified the wildfire as under control, completely contained and will  […]

Oshawa Temple Band Visits Alberta

Posted on 15th July 2016, by Alberta
The Salvation Army Oshawa Temple Band
Celebrating their 130th anniversary this year, The Salvation Army Oshawa Temple Band made a visit to Alberta where they performed five concerts in just three days! The tour began with a stop at Banff’s Central Park surrounded by the beautiful Rocky Mountains. Locals and tourists alike popped by and threw down blankets on the grass to take  […]