Prairie Division

U of W Wesmen vs BU Bobcats

Wesmen fundraiser a slam dunk


WINNIPEG, MB - On Saturday, January 24, the University of Winnipeg Wesmen Women’s and Men’s basketball teams both won hard-fought victories over the Brandon University Bobcats, 67-58 and 80-63 respectively.

For men and women living with disabilities in Winnipeg, the bigger win came in the form of fundraising support from the Wesmen and their fans.

Ticket revenues, funds from the 50/50 draws, and proceeds from head-to-head hoops battles between Chris Greaves and Brett Carter of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers were generously donated [...]

Golden West Centennial Lodge receives water

Sally Ann responds to Winnipeg boil water advisory


Featured image: Golden West Centennial Lodge Support Services Manager Barry Doran receives a bottled water delivery from Debbie Clarke, The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services Director, Prairie Division East

WINNIPEG, MB – On Tuesday, January 27th, the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority issued a boil water advisory for all of the city’s nearly 700,000 residents.

A press release from the WRHA listed the reason for the advisory as “a precautionary measure as a result of two clusters of positive results involving the presence [...]

TSA Musician at a kettle

Kettle support helps Army fulfill services


WINNIPEG, MB - The sound of sleigh bells in a shopping mall at Christmas time usually means one thing – The Salvation Army is nearby.

The Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign is one of the country’s most recognizable annual charitable events, supporting a wide range of programs and allowing for greater visibility and awareness in the community. Through your generosity this Christmas season, the campaign raised over $314,000 in Winnipeg.

For many Winnipeggers, kettle “bell ringers” are their only contact with [...]

Toy Mountain 2014

Toy Mountain no molehill


WINNIPEG, MB - This year’s Winnipeg Toy Mountain campaign raised a total of $326,665.73 in toy and cash donations. This translated into over 18,000 toys for children in need.

“Thanks to the generosity of Winnipeggers, we were able to help provide Christmas joy for children in need in the city,” explains Brenden Roemich, Communications and Marketing Coordinator for The Salvation Army. “The most important part of the Toy Mountain equation is the involvement of the parents. Being able to ‘shop’ for [...]