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Your City Sports Sock Donation

160 pairs of socks to those less fortunate.


The Langley Minor Lacrosse Association and Your City Sports teamed up to donate 160 pairs of new socks to The Salvation Army Gateway of Hope homeless shelter in Langley.

The association had ordered custom-made socks for their seven-on-seven field lacrosse jamboree through Your City Sports, a Surrey-based business.

For every pair that was purchased, Your City Sports donated a pair of socks to a homeless charity within that community.

Shared The Salvation Army Gateway of Hope Executive Director, Jim Coggles, “The sock donation […]

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Thank You to the Donnelly Group for 14 Years of Support!


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 in need have a memorable holiday,” said Jeff Donnelly, President of the Donnelly Group.

The annual Toy Drive is the flagship event of the company’s charitable arm, […]


100 Turkeys for families in need.


A BIG Thank You to The Vancouver Canadians Baseball Club in cooperation with Safeway Canada as they handed out 100 family-sized turkeys on Thursday afternoon to local families in need at The Salvation Army Vancouver Community and Family Services.

The Canadians and Safeway Canada have taken pride in working together for the past 7 years to continue this community initiative that brings families from all across Vancouver together with a family-sized centerpiece in tie for the holiday weekend.

“We are fortunate to […]

Vernon Food Bank

Gleaning results in Vernon.


The Salvation Army Gleaning program promotes produce sharing in the Vernon community while reducing waste.   Since June 2nd, 9240 lbs. of fresh produce has been donated from local farmers!

The project harvests and distributes fresh fruits and vegetables that would otherwise go to waste.  Produce is picked by volunteer gleaners and then distributed to community agencies.  Several groups benefit from this program such as, Upper Room Mission, First Nations Friendship Centre, prenatal and daycare programs and North Okanagan […]

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Putting a “Dent” in hunger.


On Saturday, September 13th from 1:00-5:00pm 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 they’re […]

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Hoops for Hope.


The Salvation Army wishes to thank Subway for their support through our inner city youth basketball camp. In providing delicious lunches, this enabled The Salvation Army to have an inclusive camp by ensuring each person has healthy and nutritious food no matter what their background is. Each day, players were excited for the subs after their hard work.

We also wish to thank Damin Altizer who shared his time and skill with our players. Damin is an NCAA Div 1: University […]


Gateway of Hope Rides into History.


Set against the backdrop of the Fort Langley National Historic Site, the Ride into History team and volunteers welcomed approx. 80 classic cars and trucks and 90 motorcycles into the Fort Orchard to show off their showpieces. Locals and travelers came out to hear the tunes of the Dave Anthony Band as well as our feature performer, Randy ELVIS Friskie. Both put on a fantastic show that brought the neighbors out of their house for a listen! In total we […]


Siege Day for The Sally Ann.


On July 11, 2014 the UVic Engineering Students’ Society held its 4th annual Siege Day to raise funds for The Salvation Army.

Siege Day started in 2011 at UVic with students designing and building a catapult. In 2012, students altered the traditional catapult into a slingshot and designed and built a trebuchet. Both are made mostly of wood with some elastic bands and they’re both about 8 feet tall and have a roughly 3 by 3 foot base and fire approximately […]


Family Fun raises funds for Lighthouse Centre.


The 1st Annual Family Golf Classic held on July 19th raised over $10,000.00 with the funds raised going towards the support of local programs and services offered to the community.

“We are very thankful to all those who helped organize, sponsor, and attend the Family Golf Classic. The funds raised will go to support the good work we do at the Lighthouse Centre” shared Sean Junglas, Community Ministries Director. “Fun was had by all those who attended.”

The Lighthouse Centre serves Campbell […]


Shoebox for Shelter project gives hope + dignity.


Sincere Thanks to the Shoebox for Shelter team as they made the project a reality. This past weekend, 107 shoebox donations were handed out at The Salvation Army Harbour Light Anchor Shelter. Students commented on how rewarding it was to see clients unwrapping the shoeboxes and digging into the treats right away!

A special thank you to all participating sponsors including Nesters Market, Safeway, Happy Water, 7-Eleven, SFU Bookstore, Rexall, Dollarama, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory and Fresh Direct Produce. All corporate […]