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Vancouver, British Columbia | October 7, 2015 — The Vancouver Canadians Professional Baseball Club in partnership with Safeway delivered family-sized turkeys as part of the annual ‘Canadians Thanksgiving’ on Wednesday, October 7 at 12:30pm to The Salvation Army Vancouver Community and Family Services. Canadians front office staff was on-hand, in joining a number of volunteers from  […]
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Penticton’s Edible Garden a Success

Posted on 2nd October 2015, by British Columbia
The Salvation Army in Penticton partnered with Incredible Edible teaching garden in order to promote community engagement and to harvest fresh produce for the Food Bank. The project was spearheaded by a local community builder, Hilma LaBelle. She was originally inspired with this idea after watching a Ted Talk given by Pam Warhurst, the founder  […]
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The Salvation Army and Craftsman Collision continue the fight on hunger.

Posted on 28th September 2015, by British Columbia
Vancouver, British Columbia | September, 2015 – For the past 6 years, Craftsman Collision has hosted the Make A Dent Food Drive in partnership with Overwaitea Foods, benefiting The Salvation Army. Thus far, the campaign effort has raised an overwhelming $197,282 for The Salvation Army in British Columbia. The Make a Dent Food Drive is  […]
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An Amazing Race

Posted on 22nd September 2015, by British Columbia
On September 12, 2015 The Salvation Army Belkin House enjoyed participating with Payfirma in their Amazing Race. A team of 75+ participants raced around the downtown core in an Amazing Race style event, completing fun random acts of kindness at stations themed with Payfirma's core values. Belkin House, a residential program facility in the heart  […]
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Fashion Dreams

Posted on 10th September 2015, by British Columbia
Jill Setah is an inspiring mother of 4 that spends her time pursuing her fashion design dreams while working at The Salvation Army Thrift Store in Kelowna. Her fashion career began with designing traditional Aboriginal regalia for her children’s events, and it expanded to showing pieces at the National Aboriginal Fashion Week in Saskatchewan and  […]
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Backpack and School Supply drive

Posted on 8th September 2015, by British Columbia
It’s back to school time and The Salvation Army has been busy handing out 1,000 backpacks to BC students in need. “We’ll have 60 to 100 a day coming in between now and when school starts,” said Major Russ Holland, Director of Vancouver Community and Family Services. Clients who meet the criteria come to the  […]
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Help put a dent in hunger.

Posted on 1st September 2015, by British Columbia
On Saturday, September 19th from 1pm – 5pm, Craftsman Collision, Save-On-Foods and PriceSmart foods are teaming up with The Salvation Army to ensure that no families go hungry this Fall, by hosting a day long food drive. Craftsman Collision is pledging to match every item donated, which means that for every can donated by a participating customer,  […]
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Salvation Army aids Rock Creek fire evacuees.

Posted on 20th August 2015, by British Columbia
Hundreds of people fled an aggressive fire in British Columbia’s southern interior. Since the fire was reported last Thursday, August 13, The Salvation Army has provided relief assistance to first responders and evacuees. The evacuees say the flames were unlike anything they’d ever seen. "Literally the tree tops were bursting like bombs and falling down  […]
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’Tis the summer season for giving.

Posted on 13th August 2015, by British Columbia
Those involved with the North Shore Salvation Army are working to disseminate the message that need knows no season. Representatives have launched a Christmas in July Campaign, intended to express their gratitude for the generous outpouring of support related to their annual Christmas Kettle Campaign, while at the same time raise awareness of the ongoing  […]
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The Salvation Army celebrates 150th Anniversary.

Posted on 12th August 2015, by British Columbia
From its humble beginnings in 1865, The Salvation Army has had a knack for making news.  Through the late 19th century into the 20th, William Booth, founder of The Salvation Army, was one of the most recognizable names and faces in the British Empire.  As The Salvation Army’s first General, William Booth launched one of  […]
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