Prairie Division

Major Rob Kerr receives cheque from Hon Flor Marcelino and MLA Dave Gaudreau.

Province pitches in for new goals

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Girls, boys, friends, and families will all benefit in the Fairfield Park neighbourhood of Winnipeg due to a Sport Opportunity Grant that was awarded by Sport Manitoba, in partnership with the Manitoba government, to Southlands Community Church of The Salvation Army.  A cheque was presented by the Hon. Flor Marcelino (Logan) Minister of Multiculturalism and Literacy, supported by Dave Gaudreau (MLA – St Norbert) on Friday, August 21st to Major Rob Kerr, Divisional Public Relations Secretary for The Salvation Army […]

Arthur Heathcote hands water to a thirsty cyclist

Community outreach brings relief from Winnipeg heat wave

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WINNIPEG, MB – Last week, Winnipeggers found themselves in the grip of a heatwave with humidity indexes reaching 40, well into the danger zone.  During these dog days of summer, it becomes even more important to stay hydrated.  For many of us, water is only a turn of a tap away, but this isn't always the case for those living with the effects of poverty, mental illness or addictions.

Major Rob Kerr lead a group of volunteers from The Salvation Army […]

Dodgeball Salvation Army Kids Camp

“Send a Kid to Camp” funds create special memories

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WINNIPEG, MB – Colourful balls whiz through the air in every direction until the sound of a low thump signals that another dodgeball player has been retired from the game and must sit and join her friends who have also been eliminated.  These are the sights and sounds of childhood being transformed into memories for campers attending KidsQuest Day Camp at The Salvation Army's Southlands Community Church in Winnipeg.

Each year, The Salvation Army Thrift Store invites their guests, supporters and […]

Letters From My Journey Cover

Letters from my Journey

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WINNIPEG MB – On Wednesday, July 29th the Barbara Mitchell Family Resource Centre (Winnipeg) launched a new book entitled "Letters from my Journey."  The book is composed of letters written by immigrant moms to their children.  Lindsay Feuer, a Social Work practicum student from Booth University College, who gathered the information says "The project was created to empower participants by listening to their experiences and to be able to emphasize their strengths and value their struggles.  The letters to their […]