Telus donates laptops

Posted on 23rd December 2010, by British Columbia
Thank you to Telus and their employees, Clayton Underwood and Philip Lim, who donated their time to restoring old computers to working order for use by Salvation Army clients. 13 fully refurbished laptops and complimentary travel bags will be put to good use towards educational, and future learning programs. We thank Telus for their generosity  […]

Step by Step

Posted on 23rd December 2010, by British Columbia
              In the spirit of the holidays and The Red Sock Project created by Nood, The Salvation Army band played in front of the Gastown location as enjoyed by customers and passerbys alike. Nood invited customers to donate $2 towards a pair of thick red socks for The Salvation  […]

Toys Toys Toys!

Posted on 21st December 2010, by British Columbia
This year, in support of The Salvation Army’s Christmas campaign, Canadian Tire donated over $25,000 worth of toys – which equals four skids full – for distribution across the lower mainland this holiday season. Thank you to Canadian Tire for your generosity as because of your spirit, support and kindness, thousands of kids this year  […]

Naden Band Christmas Concert

Posted on 20th December 2010, by British Columbia
What has become an annual holiday tradition in Vancouver and Victoria, featured a festive Christmas Concert by the acclaimed Naden Band of Maritime Forces Pacific in support of The Salvation Army Toy Drive.  Riveting and sing-along Christmas music filled the theatre along with the hearts of all those in attendance.  The Naden Band and very  […]

Beluga Whale Christmas

Posted on 20th December 2010, by British Columbia
This season between the dates of November 18th until this Wednesday, December 22nd, visitors can purchase a plush beluga toy for 50% off the regular price which in turn, will be donated to the Salvation Army in support of families around the lower mainland during the Christmas season. Staff and clients have shown great support  […]

Let the Fur Fly!

Posted on 16th December 2010, by British Columbia
This past Friday, December 10th marked the 7th annual Teddy Bear Toss at the Surrey Eagles Junior A hockey home game.  When the Eagles went on to score their first goal vs. Powell River, fans tossed their teddy bears or stuffed toy of choice onto the ice! Major Russ Holland was fortunate enough to be  […]

The Donnelly Group hosts their 9th Annual Toy Drive!

Posted on 16th December 2010, by British Columbia
The Donnelly Group, a leader in the Vancouver hospitality industry, will be hosting their much-anticipated 9th Annual Toy Drive in partnership with the Salvation Army and the Donnelly Fund, at Republic Nightclub, Monday, December 20th from 8pm – 2am. The Annual Toy Drive contributes by helping to ensure that a special Christmas will be had  […]

We Care

Posted on 14th December 2010, by British Columbia
Thanks to all who came out, donated and helped support The Beat Cares Holiday Toy & Food Drive this past Friday as the event was a great success!!  With your generous help and donations, the event surpassed totals from last year by bringing in over $100,000 raised in cash, plus over 5,000 toys and over  […]

Santa Shuffles Through Vancouver

Posted on 6th December 2010, by British Columbia
Saturday, December 4th marked the 20th Annual Salvation Army Santa Shuffle Fun Run & Elf Walk at Lumberman’s Arch in Stanley Park.  Proving to be a beautiful clear day with the sun shining and the snow covered mountains providing the perfect backdrop, the 5km run and 1km walk raised both awareness and funds for local  […]

The Beat Cares Holiday Toy and Food Drive

Posted on 24th November 2010, by British Columbia
Vancouver’s Number 1 Hit Radio Station, The Beat 94.5, is presenting their annual Beat Cares Holiday Toy and Food Drive on Friday, December 10th. Listeners and supporters are encouraged to bring donations of cash, new unwrapped toys along with non-perishable food items to Brentwood Town Center ( 4567 Lougheed Highway, Burnaby ) in support of  […]