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Toy Mountain 2016 Raises 19,000 Toys

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The Salvation Army in Winnipeg is proud to officially announce another successful Toy Mountain campaign, as the organization exceeded their goal in 2016 by roughly 2,000 toys.

The campaign officially kicked off on October 29 with a toy drive at Investors Group Field during the final Winnipeg Blue Bombers home game of the season. After that, donations of new and unwrapped toys were being accepted all across the city at any Scotiabank location, various Salvation Army locations, and all […]

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Hope in the City Breakfast launches The Salvation Army’s Kettle Campaign

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Hope in the City Breakfast 2016 Boris Kolisnyk (right), branch manager of Scotiabank Springfield Heights, presents a cheque for $ 25,000 to Lt. Mark Young, executive director of The Salvation Army’s Weetamah Corps. (JORDAN THOMPSON / THE SALVATION ARMY)

Hope in the City Breakfast 2016 Major Rob Kerr speaks at the Hope in the City Breakfast. (JORDAN THOMPSON / THE SALVATION ARMY)

Hope in the City Breakfast 2016 Major Shawn Critch speaks at the Hope in the City Breakfast. (JORDAN THOMPSON / THE […]

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Salvation Army Neepawa is on the move!

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Members of the Beautiful Plains Community Foundation Inc. presented Amanda Naughton-Gale, community services representative at the Neepawa Salvation Army, and Susan Phillips, Chair of the Board of Directors Neepawa Salvation Army, a cheque in the amount of $15,000.00 to go towards Thrift Store relocation in Neepawa.

"The Beautiful Plains Community Foundation Inc. has been so supportive in our expansion and relocation project," Naughton-Gale said. "This gift epitomizes their mission to preserve and advance the quality of life in the Community and we are so blessed […]

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Winnipeg Foundation Gets Kids Cooking!

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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 […]