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Sea of Lights in Victoria

Posted on 30th November 2011, by British Columbia
The Royal Victoria Yacht Club’s annual SEA OF LIGHTS parade will set sail again on Friday December 2nd at 7:00 pm in partnership with the local Oak Bay municipality. The purpose of this event is to contribute to civic pride and enjoyment of the holiday season, while generating donations to the Salvation Army Christmas Fund,  […]

Beat Cares 2011

Posted on 28th November 2011, by British Columbia
The Beat 94.5 is proud to present The Beat Cares Holiday Toy and Food Drive in support of The Salvation Army! Bring your cash donations to Brentwood Town Centre on Friday, December 9th and help families in need this holiday season! Time: 6am to 10pm Location: BrentwoodTown Centre (4567 Lougheed Hwy, Burnaby)

At it again! 2nd Annual Toys4Kids!

Posted on 28th November 2011, by British Columbia
This year will mark the second annual Toys4Kids Drive, initiated by grade 11 student Miguel Ramos from Burnaby.  In its inaugural campaign benefiting The Salvation Army, over $5000 and 4500 toys for raised – ensuring that Christmas morning was special for every child across the lower mainland. In the fall of 2010, St. Thomas More  […]

Toys 4 Tickets: a huge success!

Posted on 25th November 2011, by British Columbia
Thank you to Impark and all those who came out to support the work being done by The Salvation Army in participating in a one day, 4 hour event during which, people had the opportunity to donate a toy and have their parking violation waived. On Thursday, November 24th inVancouver, Kamloops, Kelowna and Prince George,  […]

Kettle story of the day

Posted on 25th November 2011, by British Columbia
 “When I was 15 I used straws to steal money from a kettle in Richmond. Over the years I think I have paid that back over 100 times.  I feel so badly.  At the time I was distraught, my parents were just separating. I ran away from God.  I felt so guilty. I ran away  […]

Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign + CTV

Posted on 21st November 2011, by British Columbia
CTV-Salvation_Army_Kettle_2011_-_FINAL With the 2011 kick off to The Salvation Army in British Columbia’s traditional Christmas Kettle Campaign, we are thrilled to have the support of CTV. The historic kettle campaign is a Christmas tradition, and remains a vital fundraising initiative in support of The Salvation Army’s role as Canada’s largest non-government direct provider of social  […]

PJ Love

Posted on 17th November 2011, by British Columbia
Dr. Janelle Bohémier and her C.A. Michelle Federici have a family tradition at Christmas.  Each year on Christmas Eve, everyone opens one gift.  That gift, is a pair of new pyjamas.  Those pyjamas symbolize the love and comfort of home and family; the safety and warmth of time spent with a roof over your head  […]

ChariTee at it’s best!

Posted on 9th November 2011, by
Thank you to creatively minded SFU students who have created The ChariTee Challenge!  This experience engages participants to combine the fun of t-shirt reconstruction with a charitable cause, by raising awareness and donations through an innovative entrepreneurial contest, with proceeds benefiting The Salvation Army. For more information – please check out: Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OklzV9i–nU Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/ChariTeeshirt  […]

Kettle workers needed in Victoria

Posted on 8th November 2011, by British Columbia
With less than two weeks until the Christmas Kettles are out on the streets ofVictoria, The Salvation Army is appealing to individuals or businesses who are community minded and looking for opportunities to get involved this holiday season. The Christmas Kettles are the perfect opportunity get behind the shield and raise money for the local  […]