British Columbia Division

Salvation Army Emergency Response Teams Respond in the Midst of BC Wildfires.

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With the province of British Columbia declaring a State of Emergency due to multiple fires in the central region, Salvation Army Emergency Response Units and crews remain on scene in several locations providing food, hydration and emotional and spiritual support to First Responders and Evacuees.

The Team in Williams Lake provided 750 meals Saturday with an additional 1000 on Sunday. The Team in Prince George partnered with local restaurants and provided in excess of 450 meals and thousands of […]

The Salvation Army Ridge Meadows Ministries Continues ‘Giving Hope Today’.

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The Salvation Army has been serving the community of Maple Ridge since 1990. Today The Salvation Army Ridge Meadows Ministries has grown to accommodate a Meal Centre serving over 9000 nutritious meals each month, advocacy and support services, an Emergency Shelter and a Transitional Housing Program helping individuals move toward independence.
Investing in the lives and well being of our youth is of highest priority to us and we offer several programs to ensure that they have a community […]

The Story of the Doughnut Girls The Women Who Fried Doughnuts and Dodged Bombs on the Front Lines of WWI

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In 1917, Salvation Army Officers and volunteers were sent to France to aid soldiers fighting in
‘the war to end all wars’.

In their efforts to encourage and assist the troops they initially offered the same wholesome activities they’d provided at home; religious services, the playing of music, hot cocoa and fudge.

 

 

Following 36 dreadful days of steady rain on the front, two young Salvation Army women decided that what the demoralized troops needed was something that reminded them of the […]

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Everyone Can Leave the World a Better Place. Will You?

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You don’t have to be rich and famous to make a contribution that will change lives. The reality is that most charitable bequests are made by ordinary, hardworking, thoughtful people who have a desire to make a positive difference in their community after they’re gone. Whoever you are, whatever you’re personal or financial situation, you can do something amazing for the world by remembering your favorite charity in your will.