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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  […]

Kate Booth House: Domestic Violence, A Story of Survival

Posted on 8th November 2016, by British Columbia
The Salvation Army Kate Booth House would like to take the time to thank it’s donors for their continued support. For over 30 years, The Salvation Army Kate Booth House has supported women and children fleeing domestic violence through providing them with a safe and caring environment.  With your continued support the Kate Booth House  […]
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Bringing Camp Sunrise to You

Posted on 3rd June 2016, by British Columbia
'I just got back from a weekend in Victoria where we put on Camp Sunrise Comes To You! This year the program was Under The Big Top and we had an opportunity to bring down a crew of "circus performers" including a "strongman" and a couple of "clowns" who played games with the kids, sang  […]
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The Force Within

Posted on 4th May 2016, by British Columbia
We know that Hope is an amazing, powerful force! Hope is the promise that something more is possible; that the potential for greater things is before us.  At The Salvation Army we are all about hope because we know it has the power to transform lives.Our desire is to awaken hope in the lives of  […]
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Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on Mental Health Week

Posted on 4th May 2016, by British Columbia
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, issued the following statement on Mental Health Week: “This week is Mental Health Week, an occasion for all Canadians to have a candid discussion about mental health and wellness and help put an end to the stigma around mental illness once and for all. “In Canada and around the world,  […]
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Emergency Preparedness Week: May 1-7, 2016

Posted on 27th April 2016, by British Columbia
Are you ready? Earthquakes, floods and fires are some of the potential emergency hazards in British Columbia. What will you do if services are disrupted and roads are closed? Having an emergency plan is like insurance- if you have one you will be prepared to cope. Emergency Preparedness Week is an opportunity to highlight our  […]
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Mission in Motion Social Services Conference Kicks Off

Posted on 27th April 2016, by British Columbia
Social Conference Slide
Mission in Motion Social Services Conference Kicks Off at The Salvation Army Cascade Community Church in Abbotsford today – April 27-29. In our constant striving toward excellence in our service provision, The Salvation Army highly values and desires to equip and resource our staff and provide meaningful learning opportunities to enhance their capacity to continue  […]
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Long Time Volunteer Honoured!

Posted on 18th April 2016, by British Columbia
Dedicated volunteers were honoured at the 26th annual Bread and Roses Celebration on Wednesday. Grace Bryant (front, centre) was selected as Volunteer of the Year for her work with the Chilliwack Salvation Army.— Image Credit: Sam Bates
The Ann Davis Transition Society (ADTS) recently celebrated their 26th annual Bread and Roses Celebration at Chartwell Lynnwood Retirement Residence in Chilliwack. The celebration honours local women who are dedicated to making the community a better place through volunteering. Local non-profit agencies were invited to nominate a volunteer to be celebrated at the event. Ten  […]
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A Community Coming Together

Posted on 18th April 2016, by British Columbia
Belkin House Cooking Event
The Salvation Army has a long history of assisting refugees in the resettlement process. Currently at Belkin House in Vancouver we have a number of new friends staying with us. Each day they gather together and support one another as they begin to get settled in their new environment. What a blessing it is to  […]
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The Vancouver Sun Run Supports The Salvation Army

Posted on 11th April 2016, by British Columbia
Vancouver Sun Run 2015
The Vancouver Sun Run is Canada’s biggest start line with more than 50,000 participants expected at the event on April 17th. This Run which promotes health, fitness and community spirit invites everyone to join in the fun and ‘share your layers’ with The Salvation Army. Participants are encouraged to layer up the clothing items that  […]
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