10,822 Cans Collected.

Posted on 13th January 2015, by British Columbia
10000 Night
This year’s 10,000 Tonight Food Drive almost reached 11,000 cans of collected goods! Students from Penticton and Princess Margaret secondary schools collected a combined total of 10,822 non-perishable food items, plus cash donations, for The Salvation Army food bank in their annual door-to-door canvass. Andrea Devito, vice-principal at Penticton Secondary School, said students and organizers  […]
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Metro Vancouver Transit Police to provide a helping hand.

Posted on 19th December 2014, by British Columbia
Metro Vancouver Transit Police are partnering with The Salvation Army to provide support for vulnerable individuals. The Salvation Army has generously donated 200 blankets to Transit Police that will be distributed throughout the winter season. Officers are being encouraged to stock their patrol cars at the beginning of each shift, and to hand them out  […]
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Thank You for shuffling with us.

Posted on 10th December 2014, by British Columbia
Thank You
Thank you to all the runners and participants, The Beat 94.5, Denai Johnson, DJ Kris Reign and wonderful our sponsors who helped to make this year’s Santa Shuffle the best to date.
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Maple Ridge Adopt-A-Family in short supply.

Posted on 8th December 2014, by British Columbia
For many, the holiday season is a time of family and togetherness. The extra costs that go in to food, gifts and outings are a welcome and planned for part of some families’ budgets. But for a few, the costs that go along with the holidays are a source of stress and anxiety due to  […]
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Dignity for all at The Salvation Army Caring Place.

Posted on 4th December 2014, by British Columbia
Dignity Breakfast
This beautiful, crisp weather is a welcome change for many from the usual dreary, damp winter days in British Columbia. But for a small number of people in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows, this sharp cold means adversity, vulnerability and fear. The Salvation Army Caring Place in Maple Ridge is committed to helping these people,  […]
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#socksforhope

Posted on 2nd December 2014, by British Columbia
Christmas
Thank you to Mindfield for supporting The Salvation Army Vancouver Harbour Light this season with the inaugural #socksforhope initiative. Every year The Salvation Army Vancouver Harbour Light puts together Christmas Care Packages for individuals in need on Vancouver’s DTES. Items include ponchos, toiletries, clothes, and of course, socks. Being good neighbours to The Salvation Army  […]
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The Salvation Army provides.

Posted on 1st December 2014, by British Columbia
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Every day for the past 10 years, Edward Sanderson has faced excruciating back pain. Sanderson injured his back while working on a potato farm in Grand Forks, and ever since he has struggled with crippling agony that leaves his legs “vibrating” by dinnertime. The pain makes it difficult for him to stand, harder for him  […]
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The Salvation Army celebrates another successful Hope in the City Breakfast.

Posted on 27th November 2014, by British Columbia
HITCB
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  […]
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London Drugs supports Kettle Campaign tradition.

Posted on 26th November 2014, by British Columbia
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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  […]
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The Salvation Army partners with Impark for Toys for Tickets.

Posted on 24th November 2014, by British Columbia
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  […]
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