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Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign + CTV



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 services.

The recent economic downturn has resulted in a decrease in donations. Historically in times of economic decline, the Canadian […]

PJ Love


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 and being surrounded by those closest to you.  Main Street Chiropractic wants everyone to experience that feeling of comfort and warmth while being […]

ChariTee at it’s best!


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.

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Kettle workers needed in Victoria


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 community. The Salvation Army is looking for people to stand on the street with a Kettle during the Christmas season. Every dollar […]

Enough to fill a motorhome!


Big Boy’s Toys RV Center is helping to feed central Vancouver Island’s hungry with its annual campaign which strives to fill a motor home with food.  The campaign runs until Dec. 15, assisting The Salvation Army with donations to accommodate for increased demands, especially over the holiday season.

Over the last three years, more than 10,400 kilograms of food as well as cash donations have been donated.

The motorhome will be making stops at most Quality […]

Toonies for Tummies!


Thanks to students from Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business as they coordinated a ‘Toonie Drive: Toonies for Tummies’ to support work being done by The Salvation Army in British Columbia.

Students are collecting clothing, non perishable food items and cash donations at the following locations and times:

Wed. Nov. 2 – SFU Burnaby campus

Thurs. Nov. 3 – SFU Surrey campus / Central City Mall

Sat. Nov. 5 -Burnaby Metrotown […]

Kin’s Farm Market raises funds for The Salvation Army


On Saturday, October 8th, with the support of its staff and customers, Kin’s Farm Market raised well over $3000 during their one day campaign supporting the work and efforts of The Salvation Army.

“The Salvation Army is excited about Kin’s Farm Market’s efforts in helping us to help others this Thanksgiving,” said Lauren Chan of The Salvation Army. “We’re incredibly inspired by their gift of giving to those in need this holiday season by encouraging […]

So much to give Thanks for …


This year’s Thanksgiving Meal at The Salvation Army’s Harbour Light Vancouver served close 1200 people.

On the menu was 1200 ears of corn on the cob, 140Turkeysand 260 pumpkin pies!  Also served was juice, hot tea we milk and sugar, fresh buns with butter, cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes with gravy, stuffing and fresh oranges. 

It was a wonderful meal and a very special day as 40 Home Depot volunteers from theTerminal Avestore #7042 came to serve guests while The Home […]

Dedication to the People of British Columbia


Lieutenant Governor Steven Point, in collaboration with local Victoria musicians, has released a CD, A Dedication to the People of British Columbia. Point has given the CD to The Salvation Army with proceeds to go towards the establishment of a recovery house for young women.

The idea came about when the Lieutenant Governor toured The Salvation Army’s Beacon of Hope House inVictoria, an addiction recovery centre for young males. He met with

The Salvation […]