The Salvation Army in Bella Coola

Posted on 15th November 2010, by British Columbia
                        Last month the Bella Coola River flooded much of the local community found on British Columbia’s central coast … devastating it’s residents.  The Salvation Army answered by deploying immediate assistance in the way of ‘Crisis Response Teams’ from neighbouring, Williams Lake and Quesnel.   […]

We Need Your Vote!

Posted on 8th October 2010, by British Columbia
Support The Salvation Army in the Aviva Community Fund competition by casting your vote! The Salvation Army is competing for a grant in the Aviva Community Fund annual competition to raise money for a new Emergency Disaster Service Vehicle on Vancouver Island! How can you help? Visit the Aviva Community website, register your email address, and  […]

Spare a thought for those in need

Posted on 8th October 2010, by British Columbia
By James Maclennan, The Maple Ridge News October 8, 2010 On the heels of Thanksgiving, staff at Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows’ only homeless shelter want people to spare a thought for those without a roof to live under. “We want people to realize that there are a lot of people in our neighbourhoods who  […]

Home for Homeless in Maple Ridge

Posted on 8th October 2010, by British Columbia
The Salvation Army in Maple Ridge parters with Teamsters Canada Rail Conference to increase housing for homeless families in the community. By Samantha Shirley-Urano, The Maple Ridge Times September 21, 2010 Families without shelter in Maple Ridge will soon have an opportunity to avoid the elements and live a more normal life in a comfortable  […]
Salvation Army Backpack & School Supplies Drive in Vancouver runs from August 1st-September 15th Can you remember arriving for the first day of the school year, sitting down at your desk with your brand new pencils, crayons, notepads and a fancy new backpack, and feeling proud to have entered the next grade fully equipped to  […]

Back to school, with The Salvation Army in Maple Ridge

Posted on 22nd August 2010, by British Columbia
By Kerrie-Ann Schoenit – Maple Ridge News Needy families in Maple Ridge are receiving a little extra help this September with back-to-school expenses. The Salvation Army is handing out backpacks filled with new school supplies to underprivileged children. There are many families who can’t afford the cost of purchasing the long list of required items  […]

Sorrow and song as Miracle ends

Posted on 19th July 2010, by British Columbia
35,000 came in search of salvation By Christina Toth, The Times July 16, 2010 With the summer sun dappling through dark evergreens beyond the open windows, the chorus of voices rose and spilled out of the Chapel in the Woods with the fervor and assurance of true believers. But among the rich resonance of the  […]

Salvation Army Richmond Rotary Hospice House Open to All

Posted on 28th June 2010, by British Columbia
Photo: Gospel Herald City of Richmond Mayor Malcolm Brodie speaks at Rotary Hospice House Open House & Summer Garden Party on June 27th, 2010. The event provided an awesome window for the public into amazing Salvation Army hospice care in Richmond. Check out the whole story here.

Hospice home to travellers on life’s final journey

Posted on 21st June 2010, by British Columbia
Salvation Army hospice volunteers’ personal touches eases pain of transition Written by Michelle Hopkins Used with permission from Richmond News When Lesley Hicks much-loved father, 82-year-old Percy Hicks, became too ill to be cared for at home or in hospital, the family struggled with what to do. Then the family — Lesley, mother Iris and  […]