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Salvation Army holiday campaigns well on their way

By Lisa Schick December 5, 2016 - 5:54pm Updated: December 6, 2016 - 7:21am

The Christmas season can be an expensive undertaking, but the Salvation Army in Regina is well into three campaigns to take the burden off those who might need some help.

Kids check out the snakes at the 'Snakes Alive' exhibit at the Royal Saskatchewan Museum. May 20 2016

Kids slither down to see the 'Snakes Alive' exhibit in Regina

By Adriana Christianson May 21, 2016 - 3:31pm Updated: May 21, 2016 - 3:45pm

Snakes from across the plains have stolen the spotlight at the Royal Saskatchewan Museum (RSM) in Regina.

A new exhibit called ‘Snakes Alive’ opened on Friday to the...

Regina Humane Society looking for new homes for kittens

By Lisa Schick May 15, 2016 - 11:55am Updated: May 15, 2016 - 12:00pm

The Regina Humane Society is greeting the spring with a event to help find homes for cats and kittens. 

Bill Thorn is with the Humane Society. He said on Friday they had...

Several people collect donations for Fort McMurray evacuees in Regina. May 7 2016

Regina group collects donations for Fort McMurray evacuees

By Lisa Schick May 7, 2016 - 2:01pm Updated: May 7, 2016 - 2:30pm

Surrounded by boxes filled with soap and shampoo, bags of clothes, and a pile of pet food, several people at Regina's Farmers' Market asked for donations for the Fort McMurray...

Habitat for Humanity build site on Edgar Street in Regina.

Women team up to build 64 Habitat for Humanity homes in Regina

By Lisa Schick April 27, 2016 - 4:30pm Updated: April 27, 2016 - 4:45pm

Sixty-four families in Regina will have new homes in the next few years thanks to a Habitat for Humanity build, and a group of women are going to play a big part in that.

Round dance to end violence in North Central Regina.

Regina North Central group takes action to end violence

By Adriana Christianson April 7, 2016 - 5:39pm Updated: April 8, 2016 - 12:12pm

After months of hosting vigils for murder victims, a group of people in North Central is launching a partnership with a Winnipeg group to start patrolling the streets to help...

The YMCA of Saskatoon wants to raise $130,000 for its Strong Kids campaign.

YMCA of Saskatoon starts donation drive to help needy families

By Bryn Levy March 4, 2016 - 6:11am Updated: March 4, 2016 - 6:11am

The YMCA of Saskatoon is kicking off an ambitious fundraising drive.   The group is seeking $130,000 in donations for its Strong Kids initiative.   Strong Kids helps families...

Nic Demski, Levi Steinhauer, and Dan Clark ready to sign Pink Day t-shirts. Jan 20 2016

Pink Day personal for Riders' Dan Clark

By Lisa Schick January 30, 2016 - 3:30pm Updated: January 30, 2016 - 3:45pm

Dan Clark is trading his Green and White for pink, helping the Saskatchewan Red Cross with their Pink Shirt Day initiative to stop bullying.

Clark, Nic Demski and Levi...

Kronau Heritage Museum group with their donation certificate outside the Saar school in Kronau. L to R: Reinhold Euteneier, Lindsay Johnson, Ina Leippi, Rhonda Lamb, Audrey Euteneier, Ron Euteneier. Jan 15 2016

Kronau museum schoolhouse project gets big donation

By Lisa Schick January 17, 2016 - 10:48am Updated: January 17, 2016 - 11:00am

A big donation this week is helping Kronau's heritage museum on its way to completely restoring a two-room schoolhouse.

The group's 1926 Saar school project was given $...

Fresh produce at the grocery store.

Rising food prices puts strain on budgets and food banks

By Adriana Christianson January 13, 2016 - 2:11pm Updated: January 13, 2016 - 2:15pm

The average family in Saskatchewan can expect to pay an extra $345 at the grocery store this year, according to an expert in food prices.

Sylvain Charlebois is a...

Volunteers in Regina sorting donations for Syrian refugees, Dec 12 2015

Donations being readied for refugees coming to Regina

By Lisa Schick December 12, 2015 - 3:08pm Updated: December 12, 2015 - 3:15pm

Clothes into one box, shoes into another, and toys into yet another - that's just a bit of the sorting that was done in Regina on Saturday with the thousands of donations given...

Gifts sent out from Santa for Seniors in the 2014 holiday season

Local group aims to help hundreds of seniors over the holidays

By Lisa Schick November 22, 2015 - 11:38am Updated: November 22, 2015 - 11:45am

For many people, Christmas is a time to eat, drink, and be merry with family and friends - but there are some who don't have anything like that to look forward to.