Practical Programs and Services Offered in Medicine Hat

Posted on 28th April 2017, by Alberta
Christmas Kettle Campaign
From hot meals, daycare options, thrift stores, and more, The Salvation Army in Medicine Hat offers practical programs and services to anyone in the community that needs them. To volunteer, donate, or receive more information about what we have to offer, please call 403-548-3247.

Red Cap Program Helps Kids Cope with Anger

Posted on 10th April 2017, by Alberta
RED CAP program in Lloydminster
Anger is a normal part of life, but many adults and children do not have positive opportunities to practice dealing with that emotion. For many families with children who have behavioral problems, working with their child to manage their anger can often feel overwhelming. That is why The Salvation Army in Lloydminster launched the RED  […]
Wetaskiwin Salvation Army Feed My Lambs program
When The Salvation Army in Wetaskiwin, Alta., learned that some elementary school students didn’t have enough food to get through the weekend, they developed a program that not only improves academic performance but gives struggling families one less thing to worry about. “It surprised me to learn how many kids go to school hungry,” says  […]

Student Gains Experience and Fulfillment by Volunteering

Posted on 20th January 2017, by Alberta
New volunter gains experience and fulfillment at The Salvation Army
Months into her volunteer experience with The Salvation Army, Camille Cunningham still has a hard time wrapping her head around the scope of the organization she has joined. “I didn’t realize it has such a long, rich history. As well, the huge range of programs, and not only just to combat homelessness, but feeding families  […]
Games night at the CRC in Medicine Hat
There were accusations of cheating. Followed by laughter. Shouts of victory. Yells of losses. More laughter. It was game night hubbub that was welcome to the ears of Ian Scott, Director of Medicine Hat’s newly opened Salvation Army Community Resource Centre (CRC). It came about at the hands of the city’s College of Nursing. Ian  […]

Kettle Volunteer Transforms into Santa During Campaign

Posted on 13th December 2016, by Alberta
Kettle Campaign
“Lo and behold, I lucked out.” That’s how Gabe Bakos explains what followed after his wife, Linda, suggested that he volunteer at The Salvation Army Christmas Kettles. Linda’s family had a long tradition within The Salvation Army church. When Gabe married her almost four years ago, he says he knew, as do most people, about  […]

CIR Realty Helps Kids in Need Have a Merry Christmas

Posted on 9th December 2016, by Alberta
CIR Realty helps out at the Salvation Army's toy warehouse on December 6
On Tuesday, December 6, The Salvation Army's toy warehouse was filled with laughter and good cheer from 60 volunteers from CIR Realty to help sort and pack toys donated to the Toy Angels campaign. The toys will be given to families in need to make sure there’s a toy under the tree on Christmas morning. CIR Realty is a  […]