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Join us on November 23rd @ The Vancouver Art Gallery North Plaza between 11:30am-2pm as The Salvation Army celebrates the launch of our iconic red kettles at our annual Celebrity Kettle Kick-Off event! This celebration features local celebrities from the sports, entertainment and political world and encourages you to stop by, take photos, and enjoy live music  […]

Salvation Army Hero Saves the Day This Thanksgiving!

Posted on 9th October 2017, by British Columbia
  The need was urgent! The Thanksgiving Community and Family Services dinner was only hours away and we had no cook! The regular chef was suddenly unavailable due to a family emergency and the concern grew over whether or not we be able to provide the Thanksgiving meal for the families we serve. Determined not to  […]

Salvation Army Provides Hope on World Mental Health Day

Posted on 6th October 2017, by British Columbia
  Did you know that in any given year, about 1 in 7 young people in BC will experience a mental illness at some point? On World Mental Health Day, we address the reality of mental illness and support those who struggle with mental illness issues. The Salvation Army BC operates numerous ministries that cater  […]

Salvation Army Provides Thousands of Thanksgiving Meals and Food Hampers

Posted on 4th October 2017, by British Columbia
  Across the country, The Salvation Army aims to ensure no one goes hungry this holiday season. Throughout the course of October, Salvation Army locations will be providing nutritious supplies from our food banks, and at select locations, serving a warm Thanksgiving dinner to those in need. “Whether it’s seniors on a fixed income, low-income  […]
  On Oct. 4th, The Salvation Army will be hosting our annual Turkey Giveaway in partnership with The Vancouver Canadians Baseball Club, and Save-On-Foods. This event brings together local families in need and provides them with a family-sized turkey and cooking essentials in time for Thanksgiving weekend. With help from our partners, we are supporting  […]
  On Saturday, September 30th from 1-5pm, Cratfsman Collision and Save-on-Foods are teaming up with The Salvation Army to ensure that no families go hungry this fall. Together, with participating Save-on-foods locations, we’ll be hosting a day long food drive where customers will receive a shopping list of ideal non-perishable food items to shop for  […]
  On August 20th 1912, General William Booth, Founder of The Salvation Army, was ‘Promoted to Glory’ after falling ill days prior to his passing. Since the General’s death, his legacy remains uncontested through the workings of his Army.  General Booth’s congregation of 15,875 officers and cadets worked in a total of 58 countries when  […]
Ambleside Live has announced the first ever 'Rock Ambleside Park' music festival on August 18th-20th, and The Salvation Army is proud to be apart of this one-of-a-kind event! The festival will be held at Ambleside Live in West Vancouver and is set to feature artists like Randy Bachman, Platinum Blonde April Wine, Honeymoon Suite, Glass Tiger, Stampeders,  […]
With the province of British Columbia declaring a State of Emergency due to multiple fires in the central region, Salvation Army Emergency Response Units and crews remain on scene in several locations providing food, hydration and emotional and spiritual support to First Responders and Evacuees. The Team in Williams Lake provided 750 meals Saturday with  […]
The Salvation Army has been serving the community of Maple Ridge since 1990. Today The Salvation Army Ridge Meadows Ministries has grown to accommodate a Meal Centre serving over 9000 nutritious meals each month, advocacy and support services, an Emergency Shelter and a Transitional Housing Program helping individuals move toward independence. Investing in the lives  […]