True Grit Award Winner a Voice for the Marginalized

Posted on 15th December 2017, by Alberta
True Grit Award Winner a Voice for the Marginalized
AB HOME >> This fall, The Salvation Army’s own Pamela Spurvey was awarded the Lieutenant Governor’s Award for True Grit. The award honours successful efforts to reduce stigma, encourage recovery, and strengthen programs and services in the area of mental health and addiction. Pamela Spurvey is a devoted mother of five and grandmother of three.  […]

Creating Community Through Music

Posted on 23rd May 2017, by Alberta
“It is the most welcoming choir you will ever find, and there is literally everybody there from people who have studied music to people that occasionally sing along to the radio,” says Castledowns Community Choir member Laura Doyle. “Everybody is there helping and supporting and cheering everyone else on. You find companionship, fellowship, and a  […]

Stahl Peterbilt Celebrates 10th Toy Drive and 8,000 Toys

Posted on 12th December 2016, by Alberta
Stahl Peterbilt celebrates their 10th Toy Drive for The Salvation Army
There is something extra special about helping make Christmas happen for someone you don’t even know. This year, Stahl Peterbilt, a heavy duty truck dealership in Edmonton, celebrates 10 years of doing just that with their annual toy drive, collecting 895 toys this year alone for The Salvation Army’s Christmas program. They’ve collected 8,000 toys  […]
Fort McMurray Fire Chief Darby Allen was the guest speaker at the Edmonton Hope in the City lunch on November 25.
“Just a guy doing his job…" is how Fire Chief Darby Allen from the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo described himself during the Fort McMurray wildfire this past spring. But as the world watched in awe at the incredible destruction, they got to know Chief Allen as the human face of the wildfire crisis, and witnessed his great courage  […]
Bruce Bowie wins teh AFP National Philanthropy Award in Edmonton for his years of service at The Salvation Army
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  […]

Salvation Army Employment Centre Opens in Edmonton

Posted on 7th November 2016, by Alberta
Edmontonians who struggle with chronic unemployment have a new service to help them find work. The Salvation Army FUTURES Employment Centre, located at 9611 102 Avenue NW, officially opened its doors on November 3. The space includes two stations with “well-seasoned” computers, work spaces, job boards, and stations for more computers as the funds become  […]