Pink Looks Great on You

Posted on 22nd February 2017, by British Columbia
Pink Looks Great on You! Did you know that recent stats suggest that 64% of Canadian children will experience bullying at school and 40% of Canadian employees are bullied in the workplace on a regular basis? The good news is that we can all do our part to raise awareness about this very important issue.  […]

House of Commons visits Gateway of Hope

Posted on 17th February 2017, by British Columbia
Today, The Gateway of Hope in Langley had a visit from The House of Commons Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities. The Committee was very interested in hearing about what The Gateway of Hope does to support the homeless, what is the impact of their  […]
Congratulations! The Salvation Army of Chilliwack won the Not-for-Profit Award at the Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence gala dinner recently. Chilliwack Community Ministries Director Tim Bohr states, "It was quite a surprise, considering the calibre of our fellow nominees, many of whom would be considered "heavy hitters" in our community. We are very pleased to  […]

Give a Gift of Hope

Posted on 15th February 2017, by British Columbia
Holidays and family celebrations throughout the year are times when we exchange gifts as an expression of our love and affection for the special people in our lives. Choosing the right gift is always a challenge! This year, choose a gift that is guaranteed to make a difference! The Gift of Hope program allows you  […]

2016: A year of great success

Posted on 9th February 2017, by British Columbia
2016 was a very successful year for The Salvation Army BC Division.  We were able to not only provide food and clothes to those in need, but also delivered many other services to indivudals in need of support. In 2016 The Salvation Army in British Columbia provided: 1,227,895 Meals for the hungry 228,488 Adults and Children  […]

Meeting the needs of all

Posted on 2nd February 2017, by British Columbia
Meeting the needs of all isn’t always easy, but a public forum presented by The Salvation Army Addictions and Rehabilitation Centre Victoria with the partnership of the Vancouver Island Criminal Justice Association will try to do so.  Entitled Public Safety, Compassion, and Community Integration: Meeting the Needs of All, the purpose of this forum is  […]

Food hampers provided in New Wesminster

Posted on 26th January 2017, by British Columbia
Those who are in need of food have yet to be forgotten in New Westminster. Every weekday at The Salvation Army New Westminster Citadel, for the past 15 years starting at 1:00pm, food hampers are given out to individuals in need, including; seniors, singles, families, refugees and individuals who are homeless. On these days between  […]

We’re here when you need us.

Posted on 18th January 2017, by British Columbia
Each and every day of the year The Salvation Army Emergency Response units and their teams of volunteers are 'at the ready' to respond to emergencies and disasters of all kinds, often providing support and assistance long after the initial crisis has passed. In the early morning hours of Saturday January 14th, The Salvation Army  […]

Human Trafficking Awareness Day

Posted on 11th January 2017, by British Columbia
Today is #HumanTraffickingAwareness Day. The Salvation Army is committed to fighting sexual exploitation and has championed rehabilitative care and awareness across the country by opening Deborah’s Gate in 2009, the first Canadian safe house and residential program of its kind for survivors of human trafficking. Deborah’s Gate is a specialized program of care that exists  […]

Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign Surpasses Goal

Posted on 10th January 2017, by British Columbia
The Salvation Army is pleased to announce that it raised over $4.3 million provincially in British Columbia through its Christmas Kettle Campaign, surpassing its $4-million goal.  Nationally The Salvation Army raised over $23.5 million provincially, surpassing its $21 million goal! “We are truly grateful for the continued support of our donors, volunteers and community partners, who enable us  […]