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Bruce Bowie wins teh AFP National Philanthropy Award in Edmonton for his years of service at The Salvation Army

Long-time Volunteer Bruce Bowie Recognized with Philanthropy Award


Always a voice of compassion and advocacy for the marginalized, well-known Edmonton radio personality Bruce Bowie has been on The Salvation Army’s Advisory Board for 18 years. He’s a dedicated volunteer and an always engaging host at the many events he has emceed for the Army over the years.

This year, The Salvation Army was honoured to thank their good friend for his service, with a nomination for the AFP Edmonton National Philanthropy Award which recognizes those who “contribute […]


Grande Prairie Food Drive Brings in 46 Tons of Food For Salvation Army


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 business and individual sponsors, assisted by students from four school districts, raise $9,600 for the food drive! That total is up from last year's […]