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We’re here when you need us.

Posted on 18th January 2017, by British Columbia
Each and every day of the year The Salvation Army Emergency Response units and their teams of volunteers are 'at the ready' to respond to emergencies and disasters of all kinds, often providing support and assistance long after the initial crisis has passed. In the early morning hours of Saturday January 14th, The Salvation Army  […]

Human Trafficking Awareness Day

Posted on 11th January 2017, by British Columbia
Today is #HumanTraffickingAwareness Day. The Salvation Army is committed to fighting sexual exploitation and has championed rehabilitative care and awareness across the country by opening Deborah’s Gate in 2009, the first Canadian safe house and residential program of its kind for survivors of human trafficking. Deborah’s Gate is a specialized program of care that exists  […]

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  […]

Semi-Trailer Donation to Emergency Disaster Services

Posted on 3rd January 2017, by British Columbia
The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services has received a sizable and practical donation for use in British Columbia from the Vancouver Island Disaster Relief Trailer Association. The semi -trailer contained new, unopened emergency response items that will be used by The Salvation Army EDS when called to an event. John McEwan, The Salvation Army Emergency  […]

Salvation Army helps fill the gaps for working single mom

Posted on 21st December 2016, by British Columbia
For one Victoria mother without sick-leave benefits, a seasonal cold means the space under the Christmas tree can be sparse. Tyra, 35, is a home-support worker who has never been on social assistance but still finds herself turning to places like the Salvation Army at Christmas to help fill the gaps. “I’m a single parent  […]

Come visit us at Toy Mountain December 8th and 9th

Posted on 3rd December 2016, by British Columbia
Be a Hero for Hope and  make this Christmas a happy one for children in your community by joining us at Guildford Town Centre on December 8th and 9th from 5:30am to 7:00pm to drop off a donation of cash or an unwrapped toy. The Salvation Army will then deliver these toys to children and families  […]

Celebrity Christmas Kettle Kickoff

Posted on 25th November 2016, by British Columbia
The Salvation Army kicked off its fourth annual Christmas Kettle Campaign on November 18 at the Pacific Centre Rotunda in downtown Vancouver. Special appearances included Jamie Taras with the BC Lion's, Carl Valentine of the Vancouver Whitecaps, Bob the Bear of the Vancouver Canadians, several CTV and Virgin radio celebs and of course, what Christmas event  […]

We Shall Remember Them

Posted on 10th November 2016, by British Columbia
Remembrance Day is a day when British Columbians will gather at cenotaphs and ceremonies across the province to honour those who have served in our military and those who continue to serve our country in times of war, conflict and peace.  During both world wars and throughout the Cold War, The Salvation Army provided Canadian  […]

The 2016 William Booth Society Luncheon

Posted on 24th October 2016, by British Columbia
On Tuesday October 18, 2016 The Salvation Army British Columbia Division held our Annual William Booth Society Luncheon to celebrate our #HereosForHope.  Thank you to everyone who came to this event and for their generous support of The Salvation Army over the years. With your help we are able to provide social services to over 1.5 million British Columbians  […]

Making a Dent in Hunger!

Posted on 3rd October 2016, by British Columbia
Craftsman Collision and Save On Foods once again teamed up on behalf of The Salvation Army to host their annual, day long 'Make A Dent' Food Drive on October 1st. With 1 in 13 Canadian families struggling with food insecurity, it is imperative that we ensure that no family, no child goes hungry. Hosted at 14  […]