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Lorne & Evelyn Johnson Foundation provide new van for Regina


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.)

Lieutenant Kyla McKenzie (left), executive director of Gemma House and Grace Haven, accepts the key to the new van from Christina Attard, executive director with the Lorne […]

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


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 on how to register, please visit Mayor Run/Walk website or call 306-777-PLAY(7529). 

The Santa Shuffle Fun Run & Elf Walk


PRAIRIE DIVISION – The annual 5K Santa Shuffle Fun Run & 1K Elf Walk is a fundraising event with the Salvation Army and the Running Room that brings families and friends together, while getting a little bit of chilly exercise. The event is held across North America and in 39 Canadian cities on December 7th, 2013

In the prairie division we have three participating cities.  100% of the registration fees and t-shirt sales will go to supporting programs with The Salvation […]

The Saskatchewan Roughriders supporting their community


REGINA, SK – Well it was a great day at The Salvation Army – Haven of Hope Tuesday, August 29th.  Four of the Saskatchewan Roughriders, Ricky Foley #95, Tristan Black #51, Eddie Russ #16 and Rey Williams #48 helped to fill and hand out backpacks to families that were supported through the Back-To-School Backpack program. As well as helping serve,  players, coaches and Rider staff provided a monetary donation towards the program which helped to contribute about 80 backpacks.

The players visited Haven […]

Helping Children Cope with Anger


Since The Salvation Army entered Regina in 1895 it has gained a reputation of feeding the hungry, clothing the less-fortunate and sheltering men, women and families. While helping the aforementioned remains a high priority for The Salvation Army, another priority is to lead our youth into a bright future free of harming themselves and others.

Did you know that in Regina, steps are being taken to achieve that goal?

For the second consecutive year The Salvation […]

Waterston Centre Cook Went From Oil Rigs to Feeding Regina’s Needy


Story courtesy of the Regina Leader Post:

The “lottery truck” pulls up to the Salvation Army’s Waterston Centre every Tuesday afternoon. After the wheels come to a stop, those in Kevin Hall’s mind begin churning with meal ideas as he surveys the weekly grocery haul.

“I call it the lottery truck because you never know what’s going to come off of it,” Hall noted ahead of Monday night’s striploin steak dinner, a “home-run” meal that had been planned for weeks.

The […]

Mosaic Backpack Feeding Program: Helping Children When They Need It Most


Major Doug Binner, Salvation Army Haven of Hope Executive Director; Greg Smith, Coronation Park School Principal; Charity Putman, Community Feeding Coordinator; Brad DeLorey, Public Affairs Director, The Mosaic Company

Regina, Saskatchewan – The Salvation Army welcomed special guests to their kitchen Friday, March 15th, 2013 to see first-hand an exciting new partnership with The Mosaic Company.  The Mosaic Backpack Feeding Program provides backpacks filled with nutritious food to at-risk elementary students, addressing the need for weekend nutrition programs […]

The Salvation Army in Partnership with United Way Regina Opens a Cold Weather Shelter


Regina, SK – We all know how cold winter is in Saskatchewan, especially when temperatures dip to extreme conditions, but imagine having to deal with it when you have no roof over your head. That is what many less-fortunate men face in Regina every night, which is why The Salvation Army and United Way Regina have partnered to make sure no man is left out in the cold.

The organizations have announced a […]

Santa’s Anonymous – Giving Kids A Merry Christmas


Story Courtesy of News Talk 980 CJME:

The Regina Food Bank was a beehive of activity on Saturday morning as more than 48-hundred presents were wrapped in just over three hours at the 43rd annual Santa’s Anonymous.

The annual toy drive is a partnership between CJME, The Salvation Army and the Regina and District Food Bank with a goal to make sure families who struggle to make ends meet can give their kids a real Christmas.

Val Wiks with the Salvation […]

2012 Santa Shuffle Sees Significant Increase in Support


Winnipeg, MB – Preliminary results for the three Santa Shuffles held in the Prairie Division (Winnipeg, Saskatoon and Regina) has shown a significant increase in support.  Each year Running Room and All Weather Windows sponsor Santa Shuffle – a fun race with proceeds going to support The Salvation Army across Canada as it assists families and individuals in need during the Christmas season and throughout the year.

“This year saw a 37% increase of runners in the annual Santa […]