Prairie News

Kettle Results Encouraging

Posted on 31st December 2008, by Prairie Division
  While it is still a little early as all units have not yet reported their final totals for this years Kettle Campaign, in the following three centres results are very encouraging….   Brandon  – 2008 Objective $35,000.00 – Actual Result $42,000.00 which is 20% over the objective. Thunder Bay – 2008 Objective $110,000.00 – Actual  […]

Kettle Campaign – Winnipeg

Posted on 18th December 2008, by Prairie Division
The annual kettle campaign is now entering its final days and it is going fairly well although it is down slightly as compared to last year.  As of the start of Wednesday Dec 17, the city kettles have raised a combined $155,690.00. With this years goal is $220,000.00 and we need everyone to pitch in and help us reach  […]

92.1 CITI FM – BED IN Fundraiser

Posted on 18th December 2008, by Prairie Division
The last three days the Forks Market became the focal point for the 23rd annual fundraiser for the Salvation Army.  Many thanks to 92CITI, Scotiabank, McDonalds, The Premier of Manitoba, The Mayor of Winnipeg, the Winnipeg Fire Department, the countless volunteers, the generous restaurants of the Forks and the many people who donated toys and cash, making this years  […]

Festival of Prayer

Posted on 17th December 2008, by Prairie Division
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity JANUARY 18 – 25, 2009   Join us as we pray together for unity and experience different traditions of Christian spirituality! ALL SERVICES ARE AT 7:30 P.M. (except where indicated) REFRESHMENTS TO FOLLOW   Sunday                   Opening of the Week of Prayer January 18               CITY-WIDE ECUMENICAL WORSHIP SERVICE (with Church  […]

Bed In Fundraiser

Posted on 14th December 2008, by Prairie Division
The Bed In Campaign began in 1986 and is supported by 92.1 CITI FM and Scotiabank.  The campaign takes place at the Forks Market Dec 15-17 so that children of Winnipeg will recieve a Christmas present giving them hope today through the miracle of Christmas. This years goal is to raise $102,300.00 in cash and  […]

Local Cub Troop Helps Out

Posted on 14th December 2008, by Prairie Division
A local cub group decided this year they wanted to make a difference so a couple of weeks ago thet decided to head out doors and go door to door to collect food donations from a local community in St Vital for the Salvation Army.  In two short hours this group raised enough food to feed a local  […]

An early Christmas at the Sally Ann

Posted on 11th December 2008, by Salvation Army
Dec 11 – WIN – The Salvation Army provided a little bit of home for those without one last night, served up by some prominent Winnipeggers — including Mayor Sam Katz and Premier Gary Doer — at the organization’s annual Christmas dinner. “At Christmas people want to help out … it’s an opportunity to do  […]
Categories: Newswire

Sally Ann ‘there for me’

Posted on 20th November 2008, by Salvation Army
Nov 20 – WIN – Frank O’Dea, co-founder of the Second Cup empire and holder of the Order of Canada, didn’t always wake up and smell the coffee. The entrepreneur and motivational speaker began his early life on the streets of Toronto as a homeless, alcoholic teenager after falling victim to sexual abuse. Read full  […]
Categories: Newswire

When Tough Times Come – The Salvation Army Is There

Posted on 14th November 2008, by Salvation Army
When Nicole came to The Salvation Army for help, she was out of a job and alone, with two children to support, ages 7 and 5 years old. She was just coming out of a family crisis. With no income and none coming in for the near future, Nicole was desperately trying to pay rent,  […]