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The Salvation Army celebrates another successful Hope in the City Breakfast.

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The Salvation Army celebrated the 13th annual Hope in the City Breakfast in Vancouver, British Columbia on Tuesday, November 25th. Through the corporate support received at this annual fundraiser, The Salvation Army is prepared to continue to provide hope, dignity, and opportunity to those in need throughout local communities.

The Salvation Army provides unprecedented support to society’s most vulnerable, accounting for 1/3 of all social services in British Columbia, with 86% of funds raised being directly re-invested into the lives of […]

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London Drugs supports Kettle Campaign tradition.

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As The Salvation Army welcomes the Annual Christmas tradition of ringing bells around the city for the 124th year, we are grateful to London Drugs for the continual support they provide to the Christmas campaign.

Each year, The Salvation Army relies on the support of corporate partners such as London Drugs who not only allow Christmas Kettles to be placed at their stores each year, but provide the opportunity for customers to give directly at the till in all London Drug […]

The Salvation Army partners with Impark for Toys for Tickets.

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Impark is offering a one-day, 4 hour event during which anyone in Vancouver who has an unpaid Impark parking violation notice can have it waived by making a toy donation of equal value to The Salvation Army to support families in need this Christmas.

On Thursday, November 27th, Impark will be accepting new, unused and unwrapped toys and in exchange, each donor’s unpaid parking violation notice will be waived. A single toy donated will waive a single unpaid violation notice. Those […]

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Happy Trails.

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A BIG thanks to Trail Appliances at Grandview and Rupert for donating a NEW 30″ Frigidaire Range to The Salvation Army Vancouver Community and Family Services unit!

With the previous range no longer operable, this generous donation allows Vancouver Community and Family Services to continue hosting the Community Drop-In Breakfast, which operates every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9:00AM – 10:00AM.  Along with the Community Kitchen Program “Sally Ann’s Healthy Eating Kitchen” which provides culinary instruction, nutrition education and budgeting tips to […]

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Thun Family donation supports Prince George.

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Cameron Thun has a simple reason for continuing to contribute to the Salvation Army and other local groups.  “I want to make the world a better place,” says the local businessman. “I know it sounds corny, but that’s why.”

Thun and his family were at the new Salvation Army Community Ministries Centre on 18th Avenue last week, making a $40,000 donation to help with the work of the group.  “I’ve spent my whole life in Prince George,” Thun says. “I like […]

Your City Sports Sock Donation

160 pairs of socks to those less fortunate.

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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!

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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, […]

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100 Turkeys for families in need.

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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 […]

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Gleaning results in Vernon.

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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.

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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 […]