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Regina Haven of Hope provides 875 backpacks

Posted on 3rd September 2014, by Prairie Division
REGINA, SK – It was a very successful school supply drive at Regina’s Haven of Hope with generous supporters dropping off bags and boxes filled with back to school supplies, some had backpacks already filled. Regina is a wonderful, generous community filled with kind and giving individuals.  In total, 875 backpacks were stuffed and given  […]

The Salvation Army celebrates 5 years of support from PotashCorp Inc.

Posted on 28th July 2014, by Prairie Division
SASKATOON, SK – The Salvation Army celebrated five years of sponsorship from PotashCorp Inc. for the “Food on the Move” program in Saskatoon. With the gracious sponsorship from PotashCorp, the program has served an average of 5,500 bagged lunches each summer to underprivileged children at 10 inner-city park locations, totaling over 22,000 meals. To date,  […]

The Salvation Army Continues to Assist Flood Victims

Posted on 16th July 2014, by Prairie Division
After the torrential rainfall at the end of June, Saskatchewan continues to be devastated by flooding in the southern region. The Salvation Army continues to support the affected communities and work with other emergency disaster agencies. To date there have been a total of 450 volunteer hours, approximately 6000 lbs of water, 550 meals, 170  […]

UPDATE: Golden West Centennial Lodge Flood

Posted on 19th May 2014, by Prairie Division
UPDATE May 28, 2014:  Assessment of damages at Golden West Centennial Lodge has been completed and restoration work is underway.  However, due to the damages, we are unable to ensure the building will reopen safely for resident care next week as originally hoped. Golden West Centennial Lodge is making plans with the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority  […]

Beaver Creek – Spring Break Camp

Posted on 23rd April 2014, by Prairie Division
SASKATOON, SK – We all have heard the term “Happy Camper”. This statement couldn’t be truer than at the  2nd Annual Salvation Army Spring Break Camp.  50 children attended a five day camp filled with fun, fellowship and adventure during spring break. “Providing an opportunity for kids to have something positive, fun and memorable to  […]

In Memory of Jeanie

Posted on 19th March 2014, by Prairie Division
Saskatoon, SK – It was a Monday like any other until Mr. Peter Rens walked through the door. Peter came to honor his wife of 58 years, Mrs. Jean Rens (nee Muncer), with a donation in her memory. “May 4th will be one year since her passing,” explained Mr. Rens, “I thought it would be  […]

Cash for Clunkers and Charity

Posted on 21st February 2014, by Prairie Division
Regina, SK – As part of its Capital Cares volunteer and sponsorship initiative, Capital GMC in Regina raised $5,500 for The Salvation Army through its Cash for Clunkers and Charity campaign. “This was an easy way for Capital GMC and our customers to support The Salvation Army.  It supplies a great service to the community  […]

2013 Toy Mountain Campaign Raises $327,593.29

Posted on 21st January 2014, by Prairie Division
Winnipeg, MB – CTV, The Salvation Army and Scotiabank want to say a heartfelt Thank You Winnipeg! This year’s Toy Mountain campaign raised a total of $327,593.29 in toy and cash donations. This translated into more than 16,000 toys for children in need here in Winnipeg. “For many families helped by The Salvation Army here  […]

2nd ANNUAL COMMUNITY NEW YEAR’S DINNER

Posted on 10th January 2014, by Prairie Division
SASKATOON, SK – The Salvation Army has always believed that helping the less fortunate shouldn’t only happen over Christmas but, year round, and so is born a new tradition with The Salvation Army in Saskatoon. In continuing its efforts to help those in need throughout the entire year, The Salvation Army will be hosting its  […]

The gift that gives

Posted on 18th December 2013, by Prairie Division
SASKATOON, SK – ‘Tis the season of gifts and many are asking “what do you get for someone who has everything?” Well, when it comes to gifts they say it is the thought that counts and what is more thoughtful than a gift that gives back to those less fortunate. ADA Architecture captured the essence of  […]