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Food Bank seeking donations


Christmas food donations have almost depleted and the local Food Bank is hoping residents will open up their cupboards and their hearts and continue to help fill their empty shelves.

Salvation Army Lt. Nyree Bond said the High River Food Bank is currently averaging 30 to 40 families per day on the two days they’re open, Tuesdays and Thursdays.

“Our food shelves are getting quite bare,” she said. “We’re appealing to the community that they can donate food at any time, Monday […]

Salvation Army Sees Surprising Food Bank Need Increases in January


Despite a decrease in housesholds helped this December, the Salvation Army is seeing a surprising rise in people in need of food bank services this January.

“Since 2009, January’s activity has increased an incredible 45 per cent, that’s a lot of need and demand on our services,” says Lieutenant Matt Sheils. “Things have been really spiking.”

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AGAT Laboratories Donates $100,000 to Families in Need


Trying to make a difference and give back to Canadian communities, AGAT Laboratories has donated $100,000 to go towards The Canadian Salvation Army this holiday season. President and CEO Mr. John DeSanti chose The Salvation Army because of a first-hand experience. “The efforts of this organization on a Christmas many years ago, left a lasting personal memory in my mind that I have wanted to repay in a substantive way ever since. The Salvation Army’s work in the community I […]

Climbers take on Mount Baldy to raise money for Salvation Army


Employees from an investment group will be climbing Mount Baldy in Kananaskis Tuesday, to help raise money for vulnerable women at the Salvation Army.

Forty workers from World Financial Group’s Alberta, Manitoba and British Columbia offices are making the five hour hike.

Two groups of climbers will take part with the team raising the most money getting to place their provincial flag at the summit of the mountain.

Captain Pam Goodyear with the Salvation Army in Calgary tells 660News, she’ll be there in […]