Alberta & Northern Territories Division

Posts Tagged: Giving Hope Today


Kettle Campaigner: Making a Difference


By her own admission, Jacci Bibeau is one fussy volunteer. “I do a lot of research before I do anything. I have to know it’s making a difference and that the money goes where it’s supposed to go."

The Salvation Army passed Bibeau’s scrutiny with flying colours, but that’s not the only factor that keeps her at her station five days a week during the Christmas Kettle Campaign. “I enjoy it. I love talking to people. I heard some incredible stories […]

Volunteer at a Kettle and Help Bring Hope This Christmas


Can you spare a few hours to ring the bells at a Kettle this Christmas season? Our Kettles are open for donations only if we have a volunteer available, and thousands of Kettle volunteer hours are needed to help reach our goals. The money raised stays local and supports our year-round programs and services, such as food hampers, toys, clothing, counselling, summer camps, addictions recovery, and employment services. You can volunteer on your own, with a child or grandchild, or even as a group! To find out […]

Hope And Help During The Hard Times


"Things can get so much worse than you ever believe," says Colette as she describe the time when her spouse lost his job and they lost their home. Colette and her family turned to The Salvation Army during that tough time in their lives and were given hope and help.

Divisional COmmander, Major Ron Cartmell

A Letter Of Thanks From Our Divisional Commander


The gifts have been opened, the table has been cleared and for some it comes with a sigh of contentment and for those who have been caught up in the busyness of the season, it is a well- deserved sigh of relief that it is over. For more people than we like to think about there is a sigh of despair as the next year is contemplated.

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