Good Times at our 3rd Annual Stampede Breakfast

Posted on 6th July 2015, by Alberta
Yahoo! Live music, line dancing, kids games, plenty of pancakes and a beautiful sunny day made for good times for all at the 3rd Annual Barbara Mitchell Family Resource Centre Stampede Breakfast. Sally Ann donned her cowgirl hat and joined in on the fun – playing twister with the kids and learning how to line  […]

Free Donuts at 150th Anniversary Celebration

Posted on 22nd June 2015, by Alberta
Celebrating 150 years of The Salvation Army at Donut Day!
On Saturday, June 20, Salvation Army staff in Calgary hosted an event to celebrate the Army's 150 years of international service. A large group of youth from Glenmore Temple came out to hand out free mini donuts to guests entering Heritage Park and give Shield tattoos and buttons to the kids. Over a dozen members  […]

Disaster Alley Day Draws Thousands Of Calgarians

Posted on 20th May 2015, by Alberta
Disaster Alley event in Calgary, 2015
On May 9, 2015 thousands of families arrived at McMahon Stadium in Calgary to meet first responders and disaster heroes. The Salvation Army was one of many booths set up with the intention of educating the public on how to respond to various emergencies. Young and old stopped by to dance with Sally Ann, take  […]

Family Day Dinner Brings Everyone Together at the Centre of Hope

Posted on 23rd February 2015, by Alberta
Famiy Day Dinner at the Centre of Hope
Family Day at The Salvation Army’s Centre of Hope in Calgary was a little extra-special this year. A roast beef dinner was served, but not just to their own residents. This year, residents invited friends and family, as well as the homeless from the community and other shelters. With the help of many helpful volunteers,  […]

Commissioner Makes First Visit to Alberta

Posted on 30th January 2015, by Alberta
Commissioner Susan McMillan's visit to Alberta.
Commissioner Susan McMillan, Territorial Commander for The Salvation Army Canada & Bermuda Territory, made her first official visit to the Alberta & Northern Territories Division last week. A site visit was made to several of the facilities in Calgary on Friday, January 22, 2015, including Agape Hospice, Centre of Hope, and the Barbara Mitchell Family Resource  […]

Calgary Police Help Pack Up Toys

Posted on 24th December 2014, by Alberta
Toy Angels wrap-up at Clagary Police Service Headquarters
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  […]

Salvation Army Provides Comfort During Power Outage

Posted on 3rd November 2014, by Alberta
EDS serving at Calgary power outage
Residents and business owners located in parts of downtown Calgary on October 11, 2014, were left without power for four and half days due to an Enmax fire and power outage. The disruption of services affected over five-thousand residents and tens of thousands of workers. Thankfully, The Salvation Army was there to provide support. The  […]
Salvation Army Band
Salvation Army band members beamed with excitement as they loaded a school bus bright and early Friday morning, July 4, 2014. This day would mark a major milestone for The Salvation Army Band, as they would celebrate 100 years of marching in the Calgary Stampede Parade. The weather was perfect; clear skies and warm temperatures  […]

Calgarians Celebrate Doughnut Day at Heritage Park

Posted on 24th June 2014, by Alberta
Donut Day 2014
On Saturday, June 14, 2014, The Salvation Army in Calgary celebrated Doughnut Day at Heritage Park. Conversations between Heritage Park visitors and Salvation Army staff were plentiful during the Doughnut Day celebrations. “People know who we are and what we do for the community,” explains Captain Pam Goodyear, Divisional Secretary of Public Relations & Development  […]