We’re here when you need us.

Posted on 18th January 2017, by British Columbia
Each and every day of the year The Salvation Army Emergency Response units and their teams of volunteers are 'at the ready' to respond to emergencies and disasters of all kinds, often providing support and assistance long after the initial crisis has passed. In the early morning hours of Saturday January 14th, The Salvation Army  […]

A Barn Burns and a Community Rallies

Posted on 5th November 2015, by British Columbia
It was at 6.00am on June 28th, in the midst of one of the driest summers on record in the Fraser Valley, that a milking vacuum pump overheated and burst into flames.The Cedar Valley staff had only minutes to get all of the cows out of the barn; while firefighters, friends, family, and other farmers arrived  […]
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Serving during the Mount Boucherie & Smith Creek Fires.

Posted on 6th August 2014, by British Columbia
The Salvation Army was on site and preprared to respond to two wildfires in West Kelowna but weeks ago. This coincidently was the one year anniversary for the Kelowna’s Emergency Disaster Services team who had responded to two apartment fires just a year previous. Pastor Darryl shared, “to the members of my team here in  […]
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Donations for New West fire victims.

Posted on 4th February 2014, by British Columbia
Donations have been pouring in for victims of Friday’s fire in Uptown New Westminster that left 36 people homeless. It wasn’t long before they had more than enough. Way more than enough. The response and support from the community and the City of New Westminster has been overwhelming.  “We have piles of clothes and now  […]
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Salvation Army to assist victims of Burnaby Fire.

Posted on 19th February 2013, by British Columbia
A three alarm fire destroyed 35 pet friendly units in a Burnaby apartment early Sunday morning.  The fire at the Greenacre Apartments, 3526 Smith Avenue, killing numerous pets while destroying the residence. Burnaby assistant fire chief, Ken Moore, shared that aside from a couple cases of smoke inhalation, there were no reports of serious injuries.  All  […]
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Powell River fire.

Posted on 26th June 2012, by British Columbia
A fire took place on Tuesday, June 19th at Villa Anna Apartments at4465 Michigan Avenue in Powell River, BC. All 35 apts. were evacuated with no injuries or asualties. As a result, 45 people have been evacuated and are staying in hotels or with family at this time. Captain Rick Robins of The Salvation Army  […]
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Donations being collected for victims of Vernon fire

Posted on 6th May 2011, by British Columbia
Donations for victims of a Vernon apartment fire are now being accepted at a local, Salvation Army Thrift Store located at 4402 27th Street – items in need are donations of household articles and clothing for adults and children. The Salvation Army is also providing thrift store vouchers to the families.

Kelowna Fire

Posted on 11th April 2011, by British Columbia
Residents of the Laurentian Heights 3 condominium building at 1405 Kelglen in Kelowna were evacuated early yesterday morning after a fire swept through part of the complex. The Kelowna Fire Department’s immediate response included 21 firefighters, four fire engine trucks, two ladder trucks, a Rescue truck as well as one command unit.  Another 45 career  […]