British Columbia Division

Belkin 2 Collage

green rooftops.

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Belkin House Food Services have literally put "community" into their  community roof top garden!

The team has partnered with Evangelical Chinese Baptist Church, BC Hydro, KPMG, AIG, and  RBC, and AON and through their generosity, they have sponsored a custom designed planter. Constructed in-house by Lionel – an incredibly talented member of the maintenance department – the planters are located on the roof of Belkin House and the buildings around the area serve as a unique urban backdrop for the garden.

In a […]

Penticton Collage

harvest for local food banks.

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Constellation Brands Canada, as part of their "Nourishing Neighbours" program, will oversee the tending, harvest and delivery of 3 acres of ground crops for the Oliver and Penticton Community Food Banks.

Captains Tim and Miriam Leslie from The Salvation Army Penticton Community Food Bank were there and expressed their amazement at the organization of the crew and at the joyfulness they put into their labour.  This will mean that there will be the basic fresh vegetables in the food bank recipient's […]

School’s out and the numbers are in.

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Every school day, volunteers and staff from Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows Community Services and The Salvation Army Caring Place prepare approximately 175 bagged lunches for school children in our communities. With the school year coming to a close, we are pleased to announce that over 28,000 bagged lunches were provided this year.

The school lunch bag program is 100% donation- and volunteer-driven. Major donors to the program this year included the Province of British Columbia Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development, […]

PicMonkey Collage

#yoyo4nepal

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With the recent earthquakes in Nepal, The Salvation Army International Emergency Services team is on the ground in Nepal to support local officials and assess how best The Salvation Army can respond in partnership with other agencies. 

In the aftermath of such devastation, it is encouraging to see communities and individuals partner collaboratively to lend a helping hand.  In Vancouver, one young man in particular has set his sights on raising money for The Salvation Army’s earthquake relief efforts in Nepal.

Michael […]