AGAT Laboratories Donates $100,000 To The Salvation Army

Posted on 19th December 2013, by Alberta
Agat Laboratories
It is because of generous donors like AGAT Laboratories, that The Salvation Army can continue its work in restoring hope and dignity to Canada’s impoverished. The Salvation Army wishes to thank the compassionate team at AGAT Laboratories for their ongoing support and for making it possible to care for our country’s less fortunate at Christmas  […]

Alberta’s Coldest Santa Shuffle Still Raises Over $75,000

Posted on 13th December 2013, by Alberta
Santa Shuffle Red Deer Rotary Park
The extremely cold temperatures, along with frozen eyebrows, eyelashes, and moustaches, didn’t keep any die-hard Shufflers away from the 23rd annual 5k Santa Shuffle on December 7, 2013. For many, it was a personal victory having run the coldest race ever, and as Edmonton Emcee Mark Sholz put it, “I’ve just had confirmation from Bud,  […]

Annual Salvation Army Christmas Dinner Feeds 450 In Edmonton

Posted on 12th December 2013, by Alberta
ARC dinner
Wednesday, December 4th was a big day here at The Salvation Army; volunteers were arriving, turkeys were being cooked, places were being set, all in anticipation of the hundreds of Edmontonians in need of a Christmas dinner. A tradition spanning at least the past 20 years (we’ve lost count!), The Salvation Army Addictions & Residential  […]
EDS Legislature
On November 6, Major Roy Langer, Divisional Emergency & Disaster Services (EDS) Director for the Alberta & Northern Territories, was recognized at the Alberta Legislature by Danielle Smith for the work done by The Salvation Army for flood relief. “Through ongoing flood relief efforts in Alberta, The Salvation Army has served more than 10,000 people with  […]

Amanda Lindhout Helps Kick-off Calgary’s Kettle Campaign

Posted on 25th November 2013, by Alberta
A crowd of almost 700 supporters listened carefully as Amanda Lindhout shared her powerful and inspirational story of forgiveness, courage and hope. A fitting message, since it’s what The Salvation Army brings to millions of Canadians every year – hope, courage and dignity to Canada’s impoverished. It’s an exciting time of year for The Salvation  […]
With the help of Olympic champion Jennifer Heil, The Salvation Army officially launched our annual Christmas Kettle Campaign in Edmonton at the Hope in the City breakfast on Friday, November 15, 2013! Our goal this year is to raise $500,000 between November 14th and Christmas Eve. At last year’s inaugural event, we raised $100,000 to  […]

The Spirit of Giving Alive and Well at Toy Angels Drive

Posted on 19th November 2013, by Alberta
Despite freezing temperatures and blowing snow, families gathered at the Calgary Police Headquarters on Saturday, November 16th for the Encana Family Event in support of the Lite FM Toy Angels campaign. Families at the event had a great time getting their faces painted and pictures taken with their favorite mascots. People definitely didn’t go home hungry,  […]
High River
A sign of hope and recovery, The Salvation Army Thrift Store in High River has re-opened its doors to the residents of High River. On November 5, 2013, Majors Lauren and Grant Effer, Lieuts. Kelly and Cory Fifield, and Mayor Craig Snodgrass cut the ribbon and officially re-opened the Thrift Store and Community & Family  […]