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Giving back: Author will donate book proceeds to The Salvation Army


After moving to Canada from Nigeria for a fresh start 13 years ago, a Winnipeg businessman and author is giving back to the city after establishing a life for himself and his family.

Ré Peters will launch his book, titled Your House, Your Choice, on October 1, 2016 at 7 p.m. at McNally Robinson. All proceeds from the first half million copies sold will go directly to The Salvation Army.

Re Peters will be donating all proceeds from the first […]


Donation breathes life into Winnipeg outreach program


At any other community centre or indoor skating rink, replacement of the resident scoreboard probably isn’t anything more than business as usual; a mostly unnoticed facility upgrade done to keep the status quo of day-to-day operations.

At The Salvation Army’s Weetamah location in Winnipeg, it was about saving lives.

“It’s the hot summer nights and we’re seeing anywhere from, on average, about 43 to 45 youth and young adults here playing ball hockey, or watching the game,” explains Weetamah’s executive director Mark […]


Lorne & Evelyn Johnson Foundation provide new van for Regina


REGINA, SK – The Salvation Army Prairie Division is pleased to recognize a generous grant in the amount of $38,000 from the Lorne and Evelyn Johnson Foundation (established by the late Lorne and Evelyn Johnson, a local couple who cared about those in need in the Province of Saskatchewan.)

Lieutenant Kyla McKenzie (left), executive director of Gemma House and Grace Haven, accepts the key to the new van from Christina Attard, executive director with the Lorne […]

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Salvation Army welcoming donations for Alberta fires


May 4, 2016

The Salvation Army Prairie Division is proud to stand with the residents of Fort McMurray and everyone who has been affected by the destruction caused by the wildfires recently. Roughly 88,000 people have been evacuated from the area and from their homes.

The Salvation Army's Emergency and Disaster Services in the area will continue to provide support to Albertans in this difficult time, and there are a number of ways you can help too:

1) *Text FORTMAC to […]