Salvation Army Helps Saskatchewan Cope with Humboldt Tragedy

Posted on 11th April 2018, by
Hockey stick on porch in remembrance of Humbolt Broncos
Last week, a horrific crash claimed the lives of 15 people from the Humboldt Broncos. Within hours, Salvation Army personnel from Nipawin, Sask., were at the local Apostolic church offering emotional and spiritual care as families of the hockey players and community members anxiously awaited updates. “As time went on it became more evident that  […]

Salvation Army Assists Flood-Ravaged Communities in Saskatchewan

Posted on 28th July 2016, by
emergency disaster services workers serve food to evacuees and first responders
Many parts of Saskatchewan experienced torrential rains and flash flooding the week of July 10, forcing hundreds of evacuations and several communities declaring states of emergency. Before long, Salvation Army Emergency and Disaster Services personnel were on hand serving meals and providing emotional and spiritual care to evacuees and first responders. Now, as residents clean  […]

Regina Waterston Centre Receives Homelessness Partnering Strategy Funding

Posted on 20th March 2012, by
Thanks to more than half a million dollars in federal funding the Salvation Army will be able to assist women recovering from addiction. Capt. Robert Sessford said he couldn’t be happier to be able offer the service in Regina. The Salvation Army Regina Waterston Centre is receiving over $500,000 in Homelessness Partnering Strategy funding to  […]
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Forklift Training Empowers the Unemployed

Posted on 29th August 2011, by
Following the success of a two-day pilot project in 2010, The Salvation Army in Regina continues to maximize opportunities for the unemployed through its forklift training program. Partnering with Carmichael Outreach and the Regina and District Food Bank, the now 10-day course course provides forklift, skid steer and pallet jack certification. Upon completion, participants have  […]
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Salvation Army Assists Saskatchewan Flood Victims

Posted on 28th June 2011, by Salvation Army
In recent weeks, as swollen rivers and creeks flooded houses and streets in Saskatchewan’s southeast, hundreds of people have temporarily left their homes. The Salvation Army’s Emergency Response team is: • feeding and hydrating volunteers responding to the floods; • feeding evacuees three meals per day, providing cooks, servers and clean-up personnel. To date, more  […]
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Will Low-Cost Form of Voice Mail Restore Dignity?

Posted on 28th September 2010, by Salvation Army
People with no phone or access to voice mail can use a new system being offered in Regina. The Salvation Army and the Carmichael Outreach Centre have set up a low-cost form of voice mail where people get a number for their voice mail account, and record a greeting. They can provide that number to  […]
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Crises spur donations to Salvation Army

Posted on 4th August 2010, by Salvation Army
The Salvation Army worked on-site in areas such as Saskatoon, Regina, Swift Current, Melfort and as far away as Winnipeg to help families deal with flooding and other weather-related damage. Workers provided meals and spiritual care for the hardest-hit areas. Salvation Army spokesperson Capt. Les Marshall said people generously gave time and money to help  […]
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Yorkton Flood Assistance: Update 2

Posted on 9th July 2010, by Salvation Army
A week after heavy rains forced 175 people from their homes and flooded roughly 1,000 basements iin Yorkton, Sask., Salvation Army emergency relief teams continue to provide assistance. This includes food, clean-up kits, clothes and spiritual and emotional care. As a result of the overwhelming generosity from the community, clothing donations are being dropped off  […]
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Salvation Army Provides Emergency Assistance to Flood Victims

Posted on 6th July 2010, by Salvation Army
Since a flash flood hit Yorkton, Saskatchewan, on Thursday July 1, The Salvation Army has had emergency relief teams in place. Captain Les Marshall, Divisional Secretary for Public Relations & Development, says the damage is extensive, with about 30 homes written off, and another hundred badly damaged. The Salvation Army has provided food, clothing, and  […]
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New Emergency Shelter to Open in Saskatoon

Posted on 8th January 2010, by Salvation Army
The Salvation Army Saskatoon will open a new 41-bed emergency shelter for women and children by the end of February. “The need for this service is great,” says Captain Rhonda Smith, executive director of The Salvation Army Saskatoon Community Centre. “The new shelter is one of two in Saskatoon and will provide some of our  […]
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