Stories

Thank You For Giving Us Hope When Everything Seemed Hopeless

Posted on 18th December 2017, by British Columbia
Things had always seemed to go well for Sandy. Her loving husband, John, had a stable job that kept the family in a comfortable lifestyle and provided the necessary services for their disabled 14-year-old son. Because they felt blessed, they wanted to share with their neighbors in need. Then, John lost the job he had  […]
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Making Spirits Bright

Posted on 12th December 2017, by British Columbia
Christmas is typically a time of great joy and family celebration. Yet for Erica, a young mother of three small children, the holiday season was overcast by a sense of dread and the harsh reality of poverty settling in. Seasonal questions turned from, “When will I find time to go shopping?” to “How will I  […]
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There’s Always Time to Give

Posted on 24th November 2017, by British Columbia
At 80 years young, Hanna has been volunteering at The Salvation Army Thrift Store in Williams Lake for 48 years. Hanna has been volunteering at The Salvation Army Thrift Store in Williams Lake for 48 years. This summer, she was forced to evacuate her home and was quickly redirected to Kamloops. Before even settling in,  […]
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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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