Annual Strawberry Social Tea Party!

Posted on 11th July 2011, by British Columbia
The Salvation Army in Kelowna hosted the longstanding and anticipated Annual Strawberry Social event, welcoming over 150 seniors from local retirement facilities along with The Salvation Army’s Seniors Program. Musical samplings were provided by The Accordian Band with decadent strawberry tarts created by the Okanagan College’s Culinary School.  Highlights also included Major Ron Cartmell sharing  […]
The Honourable Steven Point, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia, graciously offered to host the event and spoke at the afternoon gathering.             Every day, The Salvation Army provides essential services and compassionate care to thousands of people on Vancouver Island.  People who are facing poverty, addiction, homelessness, abuse and other  […]

6th Annual Tournament of Hope

Posted on 23rd June 2011, by British Columbia
Help make a difference in a life today and play a little golf! When you make a decision to support the community work of The Salvation Army’s Gateway of Hope, you play a role in giving hope today. Join us for our Annual Tournament of Hope on July 13, 2011 held at Redwoods Golf Course.  […]

Renovations at Buchanan Lodge

Posted on 22nd June 2011, by British Columbia
Not too long ago, it was realized that some of the bathing rooms at Buchanan Lodge, located in New Westminster, British Columbia, needed some much needed love and renovating. Through the hard work and contributions of staff and residents, we are happy and proud to report that those very renovations have taken place; contributing to  […]

Salvation Army receives Environmental Award

Posted on 21st June 2011, by British Columbia
Thank you to Mayor Sharon Shepherd for recognizing The Salvation Army Thrift Stores as an organization dedicated to protecting the environment.  The winners of the City of Kelowna Mayor’s Environmental Achievement Awards, were celebrated just recently with The Salvation Army Thrift Stores receiving one of the most notable honours.    “This year, we celebrated our resident’s  […]

The Salvation Army Garage Sale

Posted on 16th June 2011, by British Columbia
On Saturday June 11, 2011, The Salvation Army, together with Ross Place Retirement Residence, hosted the 1st Annual Garage Sale.  Businesses and the general public were asked to donate their gently used items to the sale, with all proceeds going to The Salvation Army in Victoria.  The fundraiser was a great success, the BBQ was  […]

Thank you Edo Japan!

Posted on 16th June 2011, by British Columbia
Edo Japan is showing support for local Vernon residents in need.  This Saturday between the hours of noon to 4pm – Edo Japan on Highway 6 will be giving away samples of teriyaki chicken and sukiyaki beef with cash donations and non-perishable food items being accepted on behalf of the Salvation Army food bank – all  […]

Please join us …

Posted on 2nd June 2011, by British Columbia
… for our Third Annual Garden Party! We invite you to enjoy strawberry shortcake | listen to fine music & hear the hospice story. Come celebrate on June 19th | 2011 from 2pm – 4pm Short program begins at 2.15pm ( For additional information regarding this event, please contact the hospice: 604.207.1212 )