Heroes for hope
Join us on November 23rd @ The Vancouver Art Gallery North Plaza between 11:30am-2pm as The Salvation Army celebrates the launch of our iconic red kettles at our annual Celebrity Kettle Kick-Off event! This celebration features local celebrities from the sports, entertainment and political world and encourages you to stop by, take photos, and enjoy live music  […]

Donnelly Group Gives Back

Posted on 23rd December 2015, by British Columbia
Donnelly Group
Christmas is synonymous with giving, and in many ways Christmas at The Salvation Army is synonymous with the business of giving…giving back to those individuals and families experiencing hardship in our communities. “In a diverse community like Vancouver, the reality is that there will always be a need,” says Ming Chau, Interim Community Ministries Director  […]
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Mom is hoping for a safer life for her family in Canada

Posted on 18th December 2015, by British Columbia
Photograph by: Arlen Redekop , PROVINCE
Trang Le knew she didn’t want to raise her children in Vietnam.“It’s just dangerous and it’s tough there,” said the 31-year-old, who moved back to Vancouver with her three-year-old son Alex in September.After living in B.C. for nearly 10 years, she returned home to Southeast Asia in 2010, where she got married and delivered her  […]
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Charity ‘put a light in me,’ says single mom

Posted on 15th December 2015, by British Columbia
When Nelson mom Nichole Hunt “very suddenly” split from her partner last year, she knew it wouldn’t be much of a Christmas for her young son.A few months after the devastating break-up in July 2014, she decided to move from Trail back to Nelson to be closer to friends and family.While the big move cut  […]
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The World Needs More Selfless Toots Tuckers

Posted on 19th November 2015, by British Columbia
Ask Troy Gaglardi and he’ll tell you: the world needs more Toots Tuckers.Toots, and volunteers like her, are loyal volunteers with the Salvation Army’s Christmas Kettle Campaign.Their dedication puts a smile on the face of Gaglardi, the Salvation Army Gateway of Hope’s director of community services. “Toots does a lot of shifts,” Gaglardi said. “Not  […]
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Reaching out made her a better person

Posted on 18th November 2015, by British Columbia
Asking for help was one of the hardest things Kelly Jane Hanvey had to do, but when the Victoria mom was down to her last $20 and Christmas was coming, she had no choice but to reach out.“It was the most humbling experience of my life, because I had never needed to ask for anything,”  […]
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’Tis the summer season for giving.

Posted on 13th August 2015, by British Columbia
Those involved with the North Shore Salvation Army are working to disseminate the message that need knows no season. Representatives have launched a Christmas in July Campaign, intended to express their gratitude for the generous outpouring of support related to their annual Christmas Kettle Campaign, while at the same time raise awareness of the ongoing  […]
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Thank You to the Donnelly Group for 14 Years of Support!

Posted on 15th October 2014, by British Columbia
PicMonkey Collage
The Salvation Army wishes to express a sincere Thank You to the Donnelly Group for 14 years of support, seeing an overwhelming total of $275,000 in donations through the Donnelly Group’s Annual Toy Drive. “The Toy Drive is a highly anticipated event amongst our staff – everyone goes above and beyond to help a child  […]
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Fill the Kettle – Celebrity Kettle Kick-Off.

Posted on 20th November 2013, by British Columbia
It’s time to ring those bells!  On Saturday, November 23rd between 11am and 3pm, The Salvation Army’s recognizable red kettles will line the corner of Howe & Georgia at the Pacific Centre Rotunda.  We invite the community to celebrate the launch of the Greater Vancouver Christmas Kettle Campaign by joining us as we paint the  […]
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Come join us at our Christmas events.

Posted on 18th November 2013, by British Columbia
Event: Fill the Kettle – Celebrity Kettle Kick-Off Date: Saturday, November 23, 2013 Time: 11am to 3pm Place: Pacific Centre Rotunda at Howe and Georgia A first time event to launch the kettle season in Vancouver.  On Saturday, November 23 between 11 and 3pm, The Salvation Army red kettles will line the corner of Howe &  […]
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