Prairie Division

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PHOTOS: Red Shield Golf Classic 2017

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The Salvation Army's Prairie Division would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to everyone who participated in our 12th annual Red Shield Golf Classic tournament on August 24! The weather was great, food — courtesy of Bridges Golf Course — was delicious, and a number of donations and auction bids were made in support of a great cause.

We look forward to seeing everyone out again next year!

 

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Winnipeg man finds hope at Booth Centre

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When Jamie Dollings walked into the Salvation Army’s Booth Centre in June, he had no job, no home, and no hope. Suicidal and struggling with mental illness, he came to the Winnipeg facility in search of a miracle.

“I felt I was lost,” said Dollings, 58. “I was suicidal to the point I didn’t want to live on this Earth anymore. I was fed up. I needed a miracle.”

Born and raised in Winnipeg as an only child with one half-brother, Dollings […]

Tam Nguyen, owner and operator of Tam's Pho restaurant, will be donating all of the restaurant's proceeds on May 4 to The Salvation Army in Winnipeg.

Cuisine For A Cause: Winnipeg Restaurateur giving back

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May 4 is a date that will always be significant for Tam Nguyen, and this year, it’s the date he’s going to give back to the community that took him in nearly 37 years ago.

After fleeing from Vietnam in 1980, May 4 was the date he arrived in Malaysia and knew he was going to survive. Now the owner of Tam’s Pho restaurant on Portage Avenue, Nguyen will be donating all of the proceeds from sales on May 4 to […]

Refugees

Unsettled: The Salvation Army & Canada’s refugee claimants

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Mohamed Sharif and Yong Qi ‘Richard’ Zhang have been staying at The Salvation Army’s Booth Centre since February. With nowhere else to go to seek food and shelter from the cold, the men are two of more than 100 who have turned to The Salvation Army after fleeing the United States and crossing the border illegally, into Emerson, Manitoba.

Some fear deportation under the new Trump presidency, some have had their request to renew their work permit refused, and others, like […]