Mission in Motion Social Services Conference Kicks Off

Posted on 27th April 2016, by British Columbia
Social Conference Slide
Mission in Motion Social Services Conference Kicks Off at The Salvation Army Cascade Community Church in Abbotsford today – April 27-29. In our constant striving toward excellence in our service provision, The Salvation Army highly values and desires to equip and resource our staff and provide meaningful learning opportunities to enhance their capacity to continue  […]
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Record-breaking campaign for the Vernon Food Bank

Posted on 14th January 2016, by British Columbia
A total of $457,932.46 was collected during the Christmas Hope campaign which surpassed the 2011 total by $59,119.72.The Salvation Army’s Food Bank fundraising drive surpassed all records set during its 110 years in Vernon.“We are extremely grateful” said Capt. Jean-Curtis Plante.“We have surpassed a number of milestones this year thanks to the incredible support of  […]
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Valley First Staff Makes a Difference in Penticton

Posted on 9th October 2015, by British Columbia
Valley First and its community program Feed The Valley has been an integral support to The Salvation Army Community Food Bank in Penticton for more than five years.  Almost 65,000 pounds of food has been collected and more than $943,000 has been donated since the launch of the Feed The Valley program in March 2010. Valley  […]
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harvest for local food banks.

Posted on 29th June 2015, by British Columbia
Constellation Brands Canada, as part of their "Nourishing Neighbours" program, will oversee the tending, harvest and delivery of 3 acres of ground crops for the Oliver and Penticton Community Food Banks. Captains Tim and Miriam Leslie from The Salvation Army Penticton Community Food Bank were there and expressed their amazement at the organization of the  […]
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5th Annual Craftsman Collision Making A Dent Food Drive.

Posted on 12th September 2013, by British Columbia
This Saturday, September 14th from 1.00pm to 5.00pm Craftsman Collision, Save-On Foods and Price Smart Foods will team with The Salvation Army for the 5th Annual Making a Dent Food Drive.  The goal of this event is to ensure that no families go hungry this Fall. The day long food drive, which raised $28,000 last  […]
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Salvation Army to focus on Hunger Awareness Week.

Posted on 6th May 2013, by British Columbia
Today marks the beginning of Hunger Awareness Week, May 6 – 10, and The Salvation Army is encouraging all Canadians to take a moment to recognize all of those who go hungry or who do not know where their next meal will come from. May represents Dignity Month, a time of year when The Salvation  […]
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Racing to fill the shelves.

Posted on 26th July 2012, by British Columbia
Food Drive Friday is happening this Friday July 27th during the Weekend of Mayhem atWestern Speedway. Join The Salvation Army’s fight to help alleviate hunger in the community by making a donation to the Stan Hagen Centre for Families Emergency Food Bank. Staff and Volunteers will be at Western Speedway’s main gate on Friday before  […]
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Making A Dent in hunger

Posted on 8th September 2011, by British Columbia
    Craftsman Collision, Save-On Foods and PriceSmart Foods join The Salvation Army in a one day food drive which aims to fill a car with food donations for those in need.  And the best news is that Crafstman Collision will match everything donated!     WHEN: Saturday, September 17th WHAT: Craftsman Collision, Save-On Foods  […]

Thank you Edo Japan!

Posted on 16th June 2011, by British Columbia
Edo Japan is showing support for local Vernon residents in need.  This Saturday between the hours of noon to 4pm – Edo Japan on Highway 6 will be giving away samples of teriyaki chicken and sukiyaki beef with cash donations and non-perishable food items being accepted on behalf of the Salvation Army food bank – all  […]