British Columbia Division


Penticton’s Edible Garden a Success


The Salvation Army in Penticton partnered with Incredible Edible teaching garden in order to promote community engagement and to harvest fresh produce for the Food Bank.

The project was spearheaded by a local community builder, Hilma LaBelle. She was originally inspired with this idea after watching a Ted Talk given by Pam Warhurst, the founder of Todmorde garden. The Penticton garden project began in October 2014 at 613 Martin Street and this year alone it produced 1,515 pounds of free harvest for […]

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The Salvation Army and Craftsman Collision continue the fight on hunger.


Vancouver, British Columbia | September, 2015 – For the past 6 years, Craftsman Collision has hosted the Make A Dent Food Drive in partnership with Overwaitea Foods, benefiting The Salvation Army. Thus far, the campaign effort has raised an overwhelming $197,282 for The Salvation Army in British Columbia.

The Make a Dent Food Drive is held at 13 participating Save–On–Foods and PriceSmart locations and continues to grow across the province each year. The Make a Dent event encourages customers to donate […]


An Amazing Race


On September 12, 2015 The Salvation Army Belkin House enjoyed participating with Payfirma in their Amazing Race. A team of 75+ participants raced around the downtown core in an Amazing Race style event, completing fun random acts of kindness at stations themed with Payfirma's core values.

Belkin House, a residential program facility in the heart of Vancouver that is dedicated to breaking the cycle of homelessness, represented the station themed to Inspire Those Around You. Tasks included serving drinks at Victory […]


#JUICE4HOPE hits the streets of Vancouver’s DTES – again!


The Salvation Army believes that everyone is deserving of dignity – and that everyone should have access to healthy, nourishing produce. In Vancouver, The Salvation Army, in partnership with local food truck, The Juice Truck, celebrated the dignity given every day at The Salvation Army by giving hope and juice to 400 Salvation Army Vancouver Harbour Light food line clients on September 16.


The Salvation Army is excited to work with The Juice Truck in distributing two of their signature juice […]