Prairie Division

Major Rhonda kicks off kettles

Brandon kettles set to boil


BRANDON, MB – Christmas Kettles are set and ready to boil in Brandon!  Major Rhonda Smith, Commanding/Family Services Officer officially kicked-off the Kettle Campaign in Brandon on Friday, November 20th.  The 2015 goal for Brandon & Area is $60,000.

Major Rhonda indicated "Money raised through the Kettles goes toward helping purchase items for the Christmas hampers that we're doing.  We work with the Christmas Cheer Board here in Brandon and we do an Adopt-a-Family program and coordinate over 100 families of […]

Rails to Relevance Donation Winnipeg Salvation Army

Rails to Relevance stops in Winnipeg; donates blankets and pillows


WINNIPEG, MB – Thirty-eight students from Claremont Secondary School in Victoria, British Columbia took a trip about Canadian Identity.  They stepped off a train in Winnipeg with the comforts of home they had brought with them – blankets, sleeping bags, pillows – and put in a call to The Salvation Army looking for a place to donate these items to people that need them more than they now did.

These teenagers are part of a program called The Institute for Global […]

Abel and Marjorie

Breakfast outlines journey From Uncertainty to Hope


WINNIPEG, MB – From Uncertainty to Hope.  This simple sentence describes the journey for many refugees and immigrants who come to Canada.  It was also the theme of this year's 11th Annual Salvation Army Hope in the City Breakfast.  Over four hundred guests were on hand at the RBC Convention Centre to hear the stories of newcomers to Canada and how The Salvation Army has helped bring hope to their journey.

Keynote speaker this year was Abel Fisha, a young man […]

Winnipeg Foundation provides Community Venture members with Wheels of Dignity

Winnipeg Foundation provides Community Venture members with Wheels of Dignity


WINNIPEG, MB – Members and staff welcomed Mr. Rick Lussier, Director of Community Grants with The Winnipeg Foundation, on Friday, November 6th to Community Venture.  Mr. Lussier presented keys for a new program van to Crystal Ryland, Day Program Coordinator.  The Winnipeg Foundation provided a grant for Community Venture to purchase and convert a 2015 Dodge Grand Caravan SE which can accommodate two wheelchairs.

The Salvation Army Community Venture program has been providing day programs and outreach in Winnipeg since 1986 […]