Prairie News

Giving back: Author will donate book proceeds to The Salvation Army

Posted on 22nd September 2016, by Prairie Division
After moving to Canada from Nigeria for a fresh start 13 years ago, a Winnipeg businessman and author is giving back to the city after establishing a life for himself and his family. Ré Peters will launch his book, titled Your House, Your Choice, on October 1, 2016 at 7 p.m. at McNally Robinson. All  […]
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Donation breathes life into Winnipeg outreach program

Posted on 30th August 2016, by Prairie Division
At any other community centre or indoor skating rink, replacement of the resident scoreboard probably isn’t anything more than business as usual; a mostly unnoticed facility upgrade done to keep the status quo of day-to-day operations. At The Salvation Army’s Weetamah location in Winnipeg, it was about saving lives. “It’s the hot summer nights and  […]

Lorne & Evelyn Johnson Foundation provide new van for Regina

Posted on 21st June 2016, by Prairie Division
REGINA, SK – The Salvation Army Prairie Division is pleased to recognize a generous grant in the amount of $38,000 from the Lorne and Evelyn Johnson Foundation (established by the late Lorne and Evelyn Johnson, a local couple who cared about those in need in the Province of Saskatchewan.) With this grant, The Salvation Army Gemma  […]

Salvation Army welcoming donations for Alberta fires

Posted on 4th May 2016, by Prairie Division
May 4, 2016 The Salvation Army Prairie Division is proud to stand with the residents of Fort McMurray and everyone who has been affected by the destruction caused by the wildfires recently. Roughly 88,000 people have been evacuated from the area and from their homes. The Salvation Army's Emergency and Disaster Services in the area  […]

Regina Mayor`s Run/Walk for Fitness Supports The Salvation Army

Posted on 14th April 2016, by Prairie Division
REGINA, SK – The Regina Salvation Army has been selected to be the charitable recipient of this years Regina Mayor`s Run/Walk for Fitness. This run/walk will be a fun mid-season tune-up for December's Salvation Army Santa Shuffle! We hope to see lots of folks there in support and for a great time on May 29! For more information  […]

Convictions Matter: The Function of Salvation Army Doctrines by Ray Harris

Posted on 2nd December 2015, by Prairie Division
On November 25th, 2015, at McNally Robinson Booksellers in Winnipeg, Major Ray Harris’ book Convictions Matter: The Function of Salvation Army Doctrines was launched.   Rev. Dr. James Christie, Director of the Ridd Institute of Religion and Global Policy, introduced Major Harris to the packed atrium by saying “It is his work within the Manitoba Multifaith  […]

Kenora’s 25th Annual Miracle Marathon

Posted on 30th November 2015, by Prairie Division
Kenora, ON  November 27-28, 2015  Hosted by the  Kenora radio station 89.5 The Lake FM, the community of Kenora has supported The Salvation Army's Annual Miracle Marathon for 25 years. Kenora Standard Insurance opened up their office space and with the help of the radio station invited: business men & women, city counsellors, Kenora Mayor  […]

Brandon kettles set to boil

Posted on 23rd November 2015, by Prairie Division
Major Rhonda kicks off kettles
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  […]

Rails to Relevance stops in Winnipeg; donates blankets and pillows

Posted on 19th November 2015, by Prairie Division
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  […]

Breakfast outlines journey From Uncertainty to Hope

Posted on 17th November 2015, by Prairie Division
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  […]