Nanaimo – Christmas is coming early to the Salvation Army thanks to the efforts of the Lifehouse Chiropractic Studio. During the months leading up to, and through December, donations for organizations helping the hungry are needed and it is usually … Read more
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Times are getting tougher on the street, as measured by the church-based social agency that has been addressing hunger and social issues in Nanaimo since 1888. The Salvation Army has launched a public appeal for help to support those finding … Read more
More than $1.5 million in supplies contributed by Invis mortgage brokers since the program’s inception Toronto, December 8, 2009 – Today and into the night, teams of Angels in the Night volunteers will personally deliver $250,000 worth of newly-purchased clothing … Read more
Donors can Text ‘HOPE’ to 45678 to make $5.00 Christmas Campaign donations this year WHO: Salvation Army leaders and the general public, including 10,000 runners raising an estimated $450,000 for Salvation Army programs that help families and individuals during the Christmas … Read more
BC – Fewer people are using the 7-10 Club meal program despite record numbers of clients at city food services. Club organizers say it is “hugely frustrating” to know the demand is there but without a kitchen, the Nanaimo non-profit … Read more
BC – Nanaimo’s Swiftsure Taxi is picking up the tab for a roast beef dinner, including yorkshire pudding, at the New Hope Centre on Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14. Dawne Anderson, a spokeswoman for the Salvation Army, which runs the New … Read more
When it’s cold, it’s a matter of life and death. As temperatures plunge, Salvation Army shelters from coast to coast are finding more space for people who live on the streets. No one is turned away.
I met Darrin (not his real name) at The Salvation Army. The staff was gracious enough to provide an office so we could have some privacy while he shared his story. Unfortunately the only office available housed the socks.
Nanaimo, BC – Thursday, December 06, 2007 – After the chilling cancellation of last year’s Christmas charity drive, the Daily News promises to deliver more cash, food and clothing for the needy this holiday season. A heavy snowstorm forced organizers … Read more
Wednesday, June 13, 2007, Nanaimo, BC – People forced from their homes by flooding in the Chilliwack area are still getting hot meals, because of the Nanaimo branch of the Salvation Army. Read full article… Source: Times Colonist