Prairie Division


Winnipeg Foundation Gets Kids Cooking!


Thanks to The Winnipeg Foundation, children ages seven to 12 are learning how to plan, prepare and cook healthy food at The Salvation Army's Barbara Mitchell Family Centre (BMFRC) in the Alpine Place neighbourhood of Winnipeg.

T.A.S.K. (Together After School for Kids) is a no-cost healthy food program offered to girls and boys, with a focus on having fun while learning the importance of good health.  Kids explore various ways to make healthier choices through hands-on healthy food preparation, activities and group discussions.

In the past three years, the program […]

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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 […]