An Amazing Race

Posted on 22nd September 2015, by British Columbia
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  […]
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#JUICE4HOPE hits the streets of Vancouver’s DTES – again!

Posted on 16th September 2015, by British Columbia
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  […]

Fashion Dreams

Posted on 10th September 2015, by British Columbia
Jill Setah is an inspiring mother of 4 that spends her time pursuing her fashion design dreams while working at The Salvation Army Thrift Store in Kelowna. Her fashion career began with designing traditional Aboriginal regalia for her children’s events, and it expanded to showing pieces at the National Aboriginal Fashion Week in Saskatchewan and  […]
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Backpack and School Supply drive

Posted on 8th September 2015, by British Columbia
It’s back to school time and The Salvation Army has been busy handing out 1,000 backpacks to BC students in need. “We’ll have 60 to 100 a day coming in between now and when school starts,” said Major Russ Holland, Director of Vancouver Community and Family Services. Clients who meet the criteria come to the  […]
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Help put a dent in hunger.

Posted on 1st September 2015, by British Columbia
On Saturday, September 19th from 1pm – 5pm, Craftsman Collision, Save-On-Foods and PriceSmart foods are teaming up with The Salvation Army to ensure that no families go hungry this Fall, by hosting a day long food drive. Craftsman Collision is pledging to match every item donated, which means that for every can donated by a participating customer,  […]
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Salvation Army aids Rock Creek fire evacuees.

Posted on 20th August 2015, by British Columbia
Hundreds of people fled an aggressive fire in British Columbia’s southern interior. Since the fire was reported last Thursday, August 13, The Salvation Army has provided relief assistance to first responders and evacuees. The evacuees say the flames were unlike anything they’d ever seen. "Literally the tree tops were bursting like bombs and falling down  […]
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’Tis the summer season for giving.

Posted on 13th August 2015, by British Columbia
Those involved with the North Shore Salvation Army are working to disseminate the message that need knows no season. Representatives have launched a Christmas in July Campaign, intended to express their gratitude for the generous outpouring of support related to their annual Christmas Kettle Campaign, while at the same time raise awareness of the ongoing  […]
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The Salvation Army celebrates 150th Anniversary.

Posted on 12th August 2015, by British Columbia
From its humble beginnings in 1865, The Salvation Army has had a knack for making news.  Through the late 19th century into the 20th, William Booth, founder of The Salvation Army, was one of the most recognizable names and faces in the British Empire.  As The Salvation Army’s first General, William Booth launched one of  […]
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Coast Hotels Drives for a Cause.

Posted on 4th August 2015, by British Columbia
The 13th Annual Coast Hotels Shuhachi Naito Golf Classic, held July 9 at Coquitlam’s Westwood Plateau Golf & Country Club, raised $50,000 for The Salvation Army. Coast Hotels is proud to contribute to The Salvation Army as its charity of choice because it believes everyone deserves a good night’s sleep and a good meal. The  […]
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ride into history 2015.

Posted on 28th July 2015, by British Columbia
When it rains, it pours, and that’s what it did on Friday Night at the Fort Langley National Historic Site Orchard for Ride into History’s Cruise ‘n’ Concert. Event staff pushed forward despite the weather, and were pleased to have loyal supporters, volunteers and vendors show up and continue with the show. Over 200 concert  […]
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