Top Chef!

Posted on 15th September 2011, by British Columbia
Thanks to the work being done by The Salvation Army, people are cooking up successful careers in the hospitality industry by participating in the Cascade Culinary Arts School. The Sally Ann’s 12 month program provides individuals with the training needed to find a job as a professional cook in the evergrowing food service industry through  […]

See what’s cooking in Kate’s Kitchen

Posted on 13th September 2011, by British Columbia
When you first find yourself in Kate’s Kitchen, located in Trail, B.C., you may think you’ve wandered into a unique local neighbourhood eatery. “We’re set up like a restaurant,” says Manager Linda Radtke. “We serve on real china, we have placemats and flowers on our tables, framed photos on the wall, and the food is  […]

The Salvation Army STANDs against human trafficking

Posted on 12th September 2011, by British Columbia
The Salvation Army in Abbotsford will observe the 6th Annual Weekend of Prayer to end Human Trafficking, with an inaugural event.  The main purpose and objective of the STAND event is to provide individuals with an opportunity to stand with victims against the atrocities of human trafficking through education, awareness building and focused prayer.  STAND  […]

Thank you for riding!

Posted on 12th September 2011, by British Columbia
Thank you to all the participants of this year’s GranFondo event which took place on Saturday, September 10th.  Beginning in Vancouver and ending in Whistler, participants donated articles of clothing which was collected for clients of our Downtown Lower Eastside Belkin House ministry.  We appreciate your support and look forward to seeing you again next year!!  […]

Calling all bikers!

Posted on 8th September 2011, by British Columbia
Come prepared and look for The Salvation Army on Saturday, September 10th as we will be at the starting gates for this year’s Gran Fondo Cycling Race collecting discarded clothing from all participating racers.  Gran Fondo’s are mass participation cycling events that have enjoyed incredible popularity in Europe for decades and are beginning to gain  […]

Making A Dent in hunger

Posted on 8th September 2011, by British Columbia
    Craftsman Collision, Save-On Foods and PriceSmart Foods join The Salvation Army in a one day food drive which aims to fill a car with food donations for those in need.  And the best news is that Crafstman Collision will match everything donated!     WHEN: Saturday, September 17th WHAT: Craftsman Collision, Save-On Foods  […]

The Salvation Army installs new Divisional leaders for BC

Posted on 8th September 2011, by British Columbia
August 31st marked the occasion of Majors Larry and Velma Martin being installed as the new Divisional Leaders for The Salvation Army, British Columbia Division at a celebratory ceremony taking place at Camp Sunrise in Gibsons on the Sunshine Coast. Major Martin will be responsible for all of the operations of The Salvation Army throughout  […]

Garlic Harvest in Cawston, BC

Posted on 8th September 2011, by British Columbia
Recently, Community Kitchen participants had the chance to give back by lending a helping hand by assisting with the garlic harvest at Jenn Edlington’s Food Of The Sun in Cawston, B.C.   The Community Kitchen, operates out of The Salvation Army Church at 2469 South Main in Penticton and is a place where volunteer mentors and participants  […]

Officer / Pastor to deploy to Uganda

Posted on 7th September 2011, by British Columbia
Major Rick Shirran, The Salvation Army’s Emergency Disaster Services Director for Canada and Bermuda is being deployed to Uganda for a period of eight weeks in order to support the Army’s drought relief project in North East Uganda. The Central Eastern area of Uganda has suffered a drought in the past five years that has  […]

Thanks to Victoria!

Posted on 6th September 2011, by British Columbia
Thank you to Victoria Barker who gave back to her community this summer!  The 15-year-old Lord Tweedmuir Secondary student raised a total of $525 which she then donated to the Salvation Army for the Annual Backpack Drive. Reading through a long list of supplies needed by one little boy, Victoria quickly fills up a bag  […]