Category: Fundraising/Donations

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2016 – A Year in Review

Our 2016 year in review article is spiced up a bit from previous years. Check it out here!

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2015 – A Year in Review

2015 was another very busy year for Saskatoon Search and Rescue. Here’s our year in review! Activations The Saskatoon Police Service (SPS) and RCMP requested our assistance for both urban and rural searches for missing persons. Missing Person Activations:  7 Standby Requests (Missing Persons):  3 These were missing person cases that involved those who are most vulnerable – very young children and persons, both young and elderly, with mental and/or physical health concerns. (See map at end of post for more information.) Saskatchewan Emergency Management and Fire Safety (EMFS) also requested our assistance with the northern fire situation and four of our members,...

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“Can You Hear Me Now?”

MEDIA RELEASE “Can you hear me?” “Can you hear me now?” “Yes, we can hear you!” Saskatoon Search and Rescue (SSAR) is pleased to announce the completion of our Emergency Communications Project. A reliable communications system is essential during times of crisis or disaster and this project will help SSAR to better serve our community when needed. The media and supporters of Saskatoon Search and Rescue are invited to join us on Thursday, June 4, at 1:30 pm at Firehall #6 (Acadia Dr. & Taylor St.) to view the project equipment. Representatives from our two major donors, the Kinsmen Club...

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Gear Swap and Garage Sale – May 2, 2015

Need some new-to-you gear? We’ve got some great deals and some great gear for sale! In conjunction with the annual Montgomery Garage Sale on Saturday, May 2, from 8 am – 4 pm in Montgomery Park, Saskatoon Search and Rescue will be hosting a sale with the main focus being on SAR and outdoor-related gear, in addition to  household or other garage sale type items. Example of some of the items that will be on sale: Backpacks (various sizes, makes, models) Duffle bags Skiis (cross country, downhill) and ski poles Outdoor clothing Outdoor shovels Tarps Kayak spray skirts Kids toys Movies and...

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Fundraising Barbecue and AdventureSmart Presentations

On Sunday, May 3 Saskatoon Search and Rescue will be hosting a fundraising barbecue and AdventureSmart presentations and display at Cabela’s, 1714 Preston Ave N, Saskatoon. This event will be the main kick-off to the 31 Days of SSAR campaign and will promote our involvement in National Emergency Preparedness Week and Provincial Missing Persons Week. Join us for lunch from 11 am – 2 pm and take in the display and presentations. There will be child-appropriate fun and games so bring the whole family! 11 am – Hug-a-Tree and Survive Presentation 12 pm – Survive Outside Presentation 1 pm – Hug-a-Tree...