2013 Backpack + School Supply Drive Success.

Posted on 17th September 2013, by British Columbia
On behalf of The Salvation Army and the 5000+ kids across British Columbia  who started school with a new backpack full of school supplies…thank you! Because of your support, these kids were able to start the first day of school fully equipped with supplies for a year of learning.  You made a difference in their  […]
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School supply donations needed in Victoria.

Posted on 23rd August 2013, by British Columbia
The Salvation Army Stan Hagen Centre for Families is seeking active assistance from the Victoria community to collect more supplies. Within the last few years The Salvation Army has seen an increase in demand with the amount of families coming to The Salvation Army for support, especially during this time of year.  The Salvation Army  […]
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Thanks & gratitude to The British Columbia Chiropractic Association.

Posted on 8th November 2012, by British Columbia
The Salvation Army in British Columbia would like to extend a heartfelt Thank You to The British Columbia Chiropractic Association (BCCA).  BCCA supported The Salvation Army’s Backpack and School Supply Drive this year – which ran from July 15 – September 11 – by contributing both time and dollars. BCCA shared their time in packaging  […]
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5000 kids to be back to school ready.

Posted on 20th August 2012, by British Columbia
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 succeed? Each September should present every child with a fresh start to a successful  […]
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Packing with BCCA.

Posted on 30th July 2012, by British Columbia
Thank you to The BC Chiropractic Association (BCCA) for contributing thousands of backpacks to this year’s Backpack & School Supply Drive.  The goal of the campaign is to ensure kids across BC have the necessities needed in order to start the new school year off on the right foot! The Salvation Army was pleased to  […]
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Thanks to Victoria!

Posted on 6th September 2011, by British Columbia
Thank you to Victoria Barker who gave back to her community this summer!  The 15-year-old Lord Tweedmuir Secondary student raised a total of $525 which she then donated to the Salvation Army for the Annual Backpack Drive. Reading through a long list of supplies needed by one little boy, Victoria quickly fills up a bag  […]

Breakfast Television Day with The Salvation Army!

Posted on 1st September 2011, by British Columbia
In support of The Salvation Army’s Annual Backpack Drive, we were live with Greg Harper on Breakfast Television tomorrow yesterday morning from 6-9am at the Staples store in Capilano, North Vancouver! The campaign runs until September 6th with supply donations being made at local Starbucks and FitnessTown locations and cash donations being accepted at Staples.  […]

Car Wash in support of The Backpack Drive

Posted on 25th August 2011, by British Columbia
This Saturday, August 27th from 10 am – 5pm at the IGA on 177th Street and Highway 10 in Surrey. Thank you to Victoria who is hosting the car wash in order to raise resources for The Salvation Army on her own initiative!

500 backpacks, packed!

Posted on 24th August 2011, by British Columbia
Thanks to our partners from FitnessTown, Starbucks and Staples who came out to help pack 500 backpacks for our Annual Backpack Drive! Every September, single-parent and low-income families struggle to equip their children for a new school year. The Salvation Army supports these families by distributing donated backpacks full of all the necessary supplies to  […]

Annual Backpack Drive July 23rd – Sept 6th

Posted on 20th July 2011, by British Columbia
The need: 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 succeed? Each September should present every child with a fresh start to  […]