An Unexpected Christmas Miracle

Posted on 17th November 2017, by British Columbia
As a young woman, Ava made the decision to venture out on an adventure with her four-year-old daughter, moving away from her family to travel and study. Ava was determined to prove to herself and her family that she could make it on her own and worked two jobs to make ends meet. Many days  […]
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A Holiday Blessing You Made Possible

Posted on 15th November 2017, by British Columbia
Have you heard it said that life is what happens when we are planning for it? Job loss, sudden illness, or the unexpected death of a loved one can change the course of our lives in a moment and it can happen to anyone. Michelle knows this from firsthand experience. After a severe leg injury,  […]
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A War Hero for Hope: Remembrance Day

Posted on 11th November 2017, by British Columbia
(Photo: Captain Mark Dunstan and Bill) Bill is a veteran who is 90 years young. Despite health challenges over the years and living on a very limited income, Bill has made significant contribution to the community of Abbotsford attending City Council meetings regularly for years, speaking to issues of concern and actually gave blood regularly  […]
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Help us Build Toy Mountain!

Posted on 8th November 2017, by British Columbia
Did you know, 1 in 10 families in BC live below the poverty line? This holiday season, be a hero for hope to families in your community by attending the annual Toy Mountain Toy Drive at Guildford Town Centre. On Dec 7th & 8th, join CTV Vancouver, 103.5QMFM, 94.5 Virgin Radio, and TSN Radio Vancouver  […]
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Telus’ Socks for SOX

Posted on 8th November 2017, by British Columbia
Every year, TELUS’ financial team initiates a ‘Socks for SOX’ campaign during the annual SOX (Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002) certification process. Their goal is to raise enough funds to contribute atleast one pair of socks for every team member in the Finance Department so that while becoming “Socks Compliant” they also become, “SOX Compliant”. The  […]
Heroes for hope
Join us on November 23rd @ The Vancouver Art Gallery North Plaza between 11:30am-2pm as The Salvation Army celebrates the launch of our iconic red kettles at our annual Celebrity Kettle Kick-Off event! This celebration features local celebrities from the sports, entertainment and political world and encourages you to stop by, take photos, and enjoy live music  […]

Salvation Army Hero Saves the Day This Thanksgiving!

Posted on 9th October 2017, by British Columbia
  The need was urgent! The Thanksgiving Community and Family Services dinner was only hours away and we had no cook! The regular chef was suddenly unavailable due to a family emergency and the concern grew over whether or not we be able to provide the Thanksgiving meal for the families we serve. Determined not to  […]

Salvation Army Provides Hope on World Mental Health Day

Posted on 6th October 2017, by British Columbia
  Did you know that in any given year, about 1 in 7 young people in BC will experience a mental illness at some point? On World Mental Health Day, we address the reality of mental illness and support those who struggle with mental illness issues. The Salvation Army BC operates numerous ministries that cater  […]

Salvation Army Provides Thousands of Thanksgiving Meals and Food Hampers

Posted on 4th October 2017, by British Columbia
  Across the country, The Salvation Army aims to ensure no one goes hungry this holiday season. Throughout the course of October, Salvation Army locations will be providing nutritious supplies from our food banks, and at select locations, serving a warm Thanksgiving dinner to those in need. “Whether it’s seniors on a fixed income, low-income  […]
  On Oct. 4th, The Salvation Army will be hosting our annual Turkey Giveaway in partnership with The Vancouver Canadians Baseball Club, and Save-On-Foods. This event brings together local families in need and provides them with a family-sized turkey and cooking essentials in time for Thanksgiving weekend. With help from our partners, we are supporting  […]