Soup For The Soul Event Warms Hearts On Cool Day

Posted on 18th June 2014, by Alberta
Soup For The Soul
On Monday, June 9, 2014 crowds gathered by The Salvation Army Community Response Unit (CRU), in downtown Calgary to enjoy free soup and to learn about the many programs and services offered in Calgary. “I saw The Salvation Army truck and had to come over,” says Rob, a construction worker taking his lunch break on  […]
TCs
On Thursday, April 17, 2014 Territorial Leaders, Commissioners Brian & Rosalie Peddle arrived in Calgary to celebrate Easter and tour southern Alberta. The first stop on their journey was a meeting with the Calgary Advisory Board, followed by a tour of the Public Relations & Development Office, and the Barbara Mitchell Family Resource Centre. Staff enjoyed  […]
Disaster Alley in Calgary
The cold weather didn’t prevent Calgarians from showing up in large numbers to learn about the wide range of disaster services offered during the 2014 City of Calgary Disaster Alley. Over 1,800 people braved the cold temperatures at McMahon Stadium to experience Calgary’s largest preparedness event showcasing over 30 Agencies who assist in emergencies and  […]

Red Shield Appeal Gets Updated Call to Action

Posted on 2nd May 2014, by Alberta
The Salvation Army’s annual Red Shield Appeal is taking on a new face this May, starting with Edmonton and Calgary, as we ask you to donate using your cell phone. As a new initiative, and to continue on with The Salvation Army’s tradition of fundraising in May, we’re campaigning with Text-to-Donate over the next 31  […]

Easter Event Brings Families Together in Calgary

Posted on 25th April 2014, by Alberta
Easter Event at the FRC in Calgary
The day started with snow on the ground and cool temperatures, but that didn’t dampen the spirits of the 225 people who attended the first annual Easter Event at The Salvation Army Barbara Mitchell Family Resource Centre on Saturday, April 19. Families enjoyed egg painting, egg decorating, and cross making activities, as well as tasty  […]

Fellowship And Friendship At Family Day Dinner

Posted on 26th February 2014, by Alberta
Family Day Dinner
On February 17, 2014, over 500 meals were served at The Salvation Army Centre of Hope in downtown Calgary to families, seniors from the East Village, and individuals staying at the Centre. “It’s always wonderful to see the happy, smiling faces of individuals, couples, and families as they gather around the table as a big  […]

Calgary Toy Drive Raises Over 30,000 Toys

Posted on 7th January 2014, by Alberta
Group
Over 30,000 toys were collected during the Toy Angels campaign between November 6 to December 20, 2013, and that means thousands of Calgary kids had something special waiting for them to open on Christmas morning.  “It’s incredible, it takes your breath away, to look upon the mountain of toys piled high to the ceiling,” expresses Karen  […]

ConocoPhillips Canada Donation Offers Hope

Posted on 19th December 2013, by Alberta
Conoco Donation
On Thursday, December 12, 2013, Lloyd Visser, Vice-President Environment & Sustainable Development for ConocoPhillips Canada, presented a cheque to The Salvation Army for $10,000. “We were very pleased when the senior leadership team at ConocoPhillips Canada contacted us about a donation,” explains Captain Pam Goodyear, Divisional Secretary for Public Relations & Development. “Monetary donations like  […]

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,  […]