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Coast Hotels supports The Salvation Army this Christmas.

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Coast Hotels is championing those less fortunate this holiday season with its first Book a Bed & Give campaign. Throughout the month of December guests can add $2, $5 or $10 to their stay, and Coast Hotels will match the funds raised. All funds will go directly to support The Salvation Army’s shelter and meal programs because Coast Hotels believes that everyone deserves a good night’s sleep and everyone deserves a good meal. “Coast Hotels has always been a strong supporter of the communities where we do business” said Sarah

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Kettle Campaign kicks off in Vancouver!

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This past Saturday was the Inaugural Fill the Kettle: Celebrity Kettle Kick Off event.  The Salvation Army red kettles lined the corner of Howe & Georgia at the Pacific Centre Rotunda for the official launch of the Greater Vancouver kettle campaign. On site, we were supported by enthusiastic bell ringers which included, local media personalities, celebrities, sports teams and athletes, all there to help fill the kettle.  Energy and spirits were high with Christmas cheer, community support, and lots of hot chocolate! The red kettle campaign is one of The

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Sally Ann’s Healthy Eating Kitchen.

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With big smiles and the comforting aroma of home-made lasagna filling the multi-purpose room at the Vancouver Community & Family Services, Major Russ Holland presented the certificates to the 12 graduates who have successfully completed the  first cycle of ‘Sally Ann’s Healthy Eating Kitchen’.  The participants consisted of women, ranging in age from 20 to early 60′s, inclusive of 4 single moms with school aged or older children.  It was a diverse group of women who participated, not only in demographics but through their various paths of knowledge, skills and

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Join us at The Naden Band Christmas Concert.

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Music is a gift treasured by many during the Christmas season. Please join us this year as we celebrate the season with the annual Naden Band Christmas Concert. The Royal Canadian Navy’s 35-piece symphonic Naden Concert Band alongside talented vocalists Ken Lavigne and Stephanie Greaves provide a truly entertaining and inspirational evening for all ages. The toys and funds that are raised through this concert event are crucial to The Salvation Army’s support of thousands of families in need throughout the Lower Mainland during the Christmas season. Where & When: Doors:

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Come join us at our Christmas events.

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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 & Georgia at the Pacific Centre Rotunda for the official launch of the Greater Vancouver kettle campaign.  There will be local media personalities, musicians, celebrities, politicians and athletes ringing the bells and helping  fill the kettle…along

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The 107th Annual Christmas Kettle Season to get underway.

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The Salvation Army’s annual Christmas Kettle  Campaign is set to launch on November 14th, running through to December 24th, 2013 across British Columbia. The Christmas Kettle Campaign is aimed at raising money and awareness about the continued need for social service programs and resources to support vulnerable individuals throughout British   Columbia during the holiday season and year-round.   The Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign is one of Canada’s largest and most recognizable annual charitable events with all dollars donated staying in the community where the donation was made.   Last year,

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Adopt-A-Family: How you can help.

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A Christmas filled with memories and joy is simply a dream for some, but your support and generosity, that dream will come true for a family this December. Through The Salvation Army Vancouver Community & Family Services, you can help create a special Christmas for a Vancouver family in need, by providing a hamper complete with a full turkey dinner, as well as gifts for the parents and kids, arriving right to their doorstep! A story shared …   “Rosie” sat beside me at a party once. When it came up

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The Salvation Army is seeking Kettle volunteers.

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The Salvation Army’s annual Christmas Kettle Campaign is set to launch on November 14th, running through to December 24th, 2013 across British Columbia.  With the Christmas season quickly approaching, The Salvation Army is in need of volunteers to host kettles. The Christmas Kettle Campaign is aimed at raising money and awareness about the continued need for social service programs and resources to support vulnerable individuals throughout Canada during the holiday season and year-round. The Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign is one of Canada’s largest and most recognizable annual charitable events

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Hope in the Inner City: Soup Kitchen Gala gives hope and more.

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This year, The Salvation Army Vancouver Harbour Light celebrates not only the 60th year of service in the Downtown Eastside, but presented the 3rd Annual Hope in the Inner City: Soup Kitchen Gala. The goal of this year’s event is to raise funds for The Salvation Army Vancouver Harbour Light Anchor of Hope.  The Anchor of Hope is home to a daily drop-in centre, a 40 bed capacity shelter, an outreach team and community church.  This facility is a central point of contact for the community and essential in the

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2013 Backpack + School Supply Drive Success.

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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 lives and their families… “My husband brought home 2 backpacks full of school supplies donated from The Salvation Army and I can not thank you enough! Anyone who has ever had school aged children can