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Vancouver Sun Run 2015

The Vancouver Sun Run Supports The Salvation Army

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The Vancouver Sun Run is Canada’s biggest start line with more than 50,000 participants expected at the event on April 17th. This Run which promotes health, fitness and community spirit invites everyone to join in the fun and ‘share your layers’ with The Salvation Army.

Participants are encouraged to layer up the clothing items that they no longer need, putting on as many as they can, and then throughout the event, peel off and toss those layers to Salvation Army volunteers […]

Nelson mom Nichole Hunt applied for a Christmas hamper from the local Salvation Army last year. She couldn't provide much of a Christmas for her two-year-old son and was very happy to be able to get a hamper and a few toys. Photo Credit The Province

Charity ‘put a light in me,’ says single mom

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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 her “pretty short” financially — especially since it fell right before Christmas — it was the best decision for her and Lucian, now two-and-a-half-years-old.“It was […]

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TELUS supports The Salvation Army with $147,000 donation!

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Vancouver, BC | November 16, 2015 –  TELUS employees help The Salvation Army in so many ways and in so many different locations across Canada: they volunteer with us, they provide gifts of socks and toiletries for our shelters, they coach at risk children about Internet awareness at our summer camps, and they give generously through their employee matching campaign.

“The help provided by TELUS allows us to operate more efficiently and effectively to ensure that the maximum amount of […]

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William Booth Luncheon a Success

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The 2015 William Booth Society Luncheon was held at The Vancouver Club on October 15. The event  focused on honouring our generous donors for their contribution to The Salvation Army in British Columbia; as well as hosting guests like Her Honour, the Honourable Judith Guichon Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia.

Our guest speaker was past Kate Booth House client – Kamal Dhillon. Dhillon is a survivor of horrific domestic violence and her story, though difficult to hear, is inspirational. After finding […]

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The Vancouver Canadians Professional Baseball Club is in the community this Thanksgiving.

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Vancouver, British Columbia | October 7, 2015 — The Vancouver Canadians Professional Baseball Club in partnership with Safeway delivered family-sized turkeys as part of the annual ‘Canadians Thanksgiving’ on Wednesday, October 7 at 12:30pm to The Salvation Army Vancouver Community and Family Services.

Canadians front office staff was on-hand, in joining a number of volunteers from Safeway who generously donated 100 family-sized turkeys, 100 cooking trays as well as enviro-friendly bags for those receiving this donation.

“The partnership with the Vancouver Canadians and […]

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The Salvation Army and Craftsman Collision continue the fight on hunger.

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Vancouver, British Columbia | September, 2015 – For the past 6 years, Craftsman Collision has hosted the Make A Dent Food Drive in partnership with Overwaitea Foods, benefiting The Salvation Army. Thus far, the campaign effort has raised an overwhelming $197,282 for The Salvation Army in British Columbia.

The Make a Dent Food Drive is held at 13 participating Save–On–Foods and PriceSmart locations and continues to grow across the province each year. The Make a Dent event encourages customers to donate […]

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Help put a dent in hunger.

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On Saturday, September 19th from 1pm – 5pm, Craftsman Collision, Save-On-Foods and PriceSmart foods are teaming up with The Salvation Army to ensure that no families go hungry this Fall, by hosting a day long food drive. Craftsman Collision is pledging to match every item donated, which means that for every can donated by a participating customer, two cans of soup will make it onto a shelf at local Salvation Army Family Services units which work to serve the communities to which […]

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’Tis the summer season for giving.

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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 need faced by the organization in serving community members year-round. "The reality is the funds that come at Christmas time generally only last about half the […]

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Coast Hotels Drives for a Cause.

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The 13th Annual Coast Hotels Shuhachi Naito Golf Classic, held July 9 at Coquitlam’s Westwood Plateau Golf & Country Club, raised $50,000 for The Salvation Army.

Coast Hotels is proud to contribute to The Salvation Army as its charity of choice because it believes everyone deserves a good night’s sleep and a good meal. The hotel group supports various Salvation Army shelter and meal service programs in the communities where it operates. ALS BC has a personal connection for Coast Hotels, […]