Salvation Army News

A server delivers dinner at the Salvation Army Haven of Hope.

Third annual fancy feast for the less fortunate

By Kevin Martel January 19, 2017 - 6:26pm Updated: January 19, 2017 - 6:30pm

The inside of the Sally Ann in Regina was transformed into something that resembled a formal dining room, as dozens of those in need were treated to a fancy feast.


Heather Hedstrom, community and donations advisor for the Salvation Army in Saskatoon

Saskatonians show their generosity in the lead up to Christmas

By Chris Carr December 21, 2016 - 3:02pm Updated: December 21, 2016 - 3:02pm

It looks like a last minute outpouring of support will help Saskatoon's Salvation Army meet their goal in the lead-up to Christmas.

"Last week we were really quite...

The Neufeld family gathers with Salvation Army volunteer Wilfred Fournier (far left) as they're matching all kettle donations on Dec. 10, 2016.

Donations being matched for Salvation Army kettle campaign

By JT Marshall December 10, 2016 - 3:11pm Updated: December 10, 2016 - 3:11pm

Make sure to put a little extra change into the Salvation Army's kettles Saturday.   That's because the Murray and Audrey Neufeld Foundation will be matching all donations,...

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.

Terry Mayes took part in the Salvation Army's Bikers Toy Run on Saturday in Saskatoon.

Bikers ride in support of Salvation Army toy program

By Bryn Levy September 10, 2016 - 1:53pm Updated: September 10, 2016 - 1:53pm

The Salvation Army Biker's Toy Run rumbled through Saskatoon on Saturday.   The area around the Marquis Downs cookshack at Prairieland Park saw plenty of shiny machines and...

More than 900 backpacks have been given out by the Salvation Army in Saskatoon.

Back-to-school backpack programs see increase in need

By JT Marshall August 24, 2016 - 5:06pm Updated: August 25, 2016 - 7:58am

A back-to-school backpack program designed to help families in need is back for the sixth year.

The program, run by The Salvation Army, provides backpacks filled with...

Gloves and mittens are in high demand at Saskatoon shelters.

Saskatoon shelters desperate for mittens and gloves

By Lasia Kretzel January 18, 2016 - 11:42am Updated: January 18, 2016 - 3:48pm

Shelters are in dire need of mittens as gloves as Saskatoon remains blanketed in winter.   "We're very desperate." Friendship Inn director Sandra Stack said. "We have no gloves...

A Salvation Army kettle at Regina's Northgate Mall in 2011.

Regina's Salvation Army kettle campaign short of its goal

By 980 CJME December 23, 2015 - 7:34am Updated: December 23, 2015 - 7:45am

The Salvation Army is well below its fundraising goal in Regina with just one day left in the campaign.

The kettle campaign launched on Nov. 25 with a goal of raising $...

The Salvation Army is expecting to exceed its Christmas fundraising goal for 2015.

Salvation Army kettle campaign on track to beat goal

By Lasia Kretzel December 22, 2015 - 11:50am Updated: December 22, 2015 - 11:55am

The sound of sleigh bells in malls across Saskatoon will soon be silenced as the Salvation Army kettle campaign draws to a close for another year.

Spokeswoman Heather...

Dan McGill, volunteering to the ring the bells for the Salvation Army's Kettle campaign. Dec 19 2015

Ringing the bells for the Salvation Army

By Lisa Schick December 20, 2015 - 11:21am Updated: December 20, 2015 - 11:30am

In and among the frantic shoppers at the packed malls this weekend, the sound of bells rings out. They're from the volunteers asking for donations for the Salvation Army's...

Santas Anonymous will wrap up next week.

Time running out for CJME's 46th annual Santas Anonymous

By Courtney Markewich December 4, 2015 - 11:31am Updated: December 4, 2015 - 11:45am

It's the final shopping weekend before CJME's 46th Annual Santas Anonymous wraps up.

Val Wiks, community ministries co-ordinator for the Salvation Army Haven of Hope,...

First and second grades at Thomson School singing Jingle Bells in Cree,  Nov 25 2015

VIDEO: Kids help kick-off Salvation Army's Christmas Kettle campaign

By Lisa Schick November 25, 2015 - 2:53pm Updated: November 25, 2015 - 3:00pm

With loud renditions of classic Christmas carols, the Salvation Army enlisted a school-full of Regina children to kick-off their Christmas Kettle campaign this year.   Major...