Toy Mountain 2016 Raises 19,000 Toys

Posted on 21st December 2016, by Prairie Division
The Salvation Army in Winnipeg is proud to officially announce another successful Toy Mountain campaign, as the organization exceeded their goal in 2016 by roughly 2,000 toys. The campaign officially kicked off on October 29 with a toy drive at Investors Group Field during the final Winnipeg Blue Bombers home game of the season. After  […]

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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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  […]

Toy Mountain brings Christmas to Winnipeg’s less fortunate

Posted on 19th December 2013, by Prairie Division
Winnipeg, MB – Julieen Keeley lives in Winnipeg’s Logan-C.P.R neighbourhood with her 8-year-old daughter Jessica. Just a block away from The Salvation Army’s Weetamah corps where Jessica attends Kids Club events every Thursday evening. Like most girls her age, Jessica loves reading and doing crafts. She’s excited for Christmas and hopes to get a Monster High  […]
Winnipeg, MB – Each year, The Salvation Army works diligently to make a difference in our community, one life at a time. Through programs and services that reach out to individuals and families going through tough times, The Salvation Army understands the toll income loss, emergencies and disaster take on people. During the 9th Annual  […]

Taking the Bite Out

Posted on 26th November 2013, by Prairie Division
Winnipeg, MB – Just the mention of bed bugs and people reflexively begin to scratch imagined itches.  Having to deal with the pesky critters is worse.  No one wants to share their home and beds with a blood sucking pest.  Getting rid of them can be an expensive nightmare.  In recent years Winnipeg has had  […]

Turning the Wheels of Dignity

Posted on 20th November 2013, by Prairie Division
Winnipeg, MB – The Salvation Army Community Venture program has been providing day programs and outreach in Winnipeg since 1986 to women and men living with mental and physical disabilities.  Community Venture is devoted to supporting adults living with disabilities by providing them opportunities to work and participate in the community.  Travel is required to  […]
Winnipeg, MB – Recently The Salvation Army Heritage Park Temple was awarded a $1,514 grant from the Manitoba Sport Opportunities Program for replacements and upgrades to sporting equipment for its youth programs. “With this funding,” said Major Sandra Budden, Corps Officer for Heritage Park Temple, “participants in our Kids Club and 825 Drop-in Centre will  […]

They’re just flowers

Posted on 5th June 2013, by Prairie Division
Winnipeg, MB – When the idea came up to take flowers to The Golden West Centennial Lodge and Grace Hospital, the intention was to put a smile on 116 seniors’ faces and thank a group of volunteers who spend countless hours helping the vulnerable in our community. The impact was much bigger than anyone could  […]
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A question of dignity

Posted on 28th May 2013, by Prairie Division
Winnipeg, MB – What does dignity mean to you?  This was the question presented at our recent Dignity Mannequin exhibits at Winnipeg Square and Polo Park Shopping Centre.  During the May 17 and 18 exhibit, 10 mannequins provided a visual story of dignity while prompting passersby to consider the question “What does dignity mean?” “Initial  […]
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