Let’s end violence against women

Posted on 25th November 2015, by British Columbia
Today we honour the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, as the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has often stated "Women's safety & equality are in everyone's best interest." The Salvation Army is able to provide safety to women in BC through the support of generous staff and donors like you. For 29 years, the Women's Charity Committee  […]
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Joy Smith Foundation supports Deborah’s Gate.

Posted on 22nd May 2013, by British Columbia
Joy Smith MP brought greetings on behalf of the Joy Smith Foundation to present a grant of $5172.80 to Deborah’s Gate. Mrs. Joy Smith serves our Country as a Member of Parliament and is recognized as one of Canada’s leading anti-trafficking activists and has brought this discussion to a National level, initiating important changes to  […]
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Freedom Gala inspires.

Posted on 22nd May 2013, by British Columbia
The inaugural Freedom Gala benefiting The Salvation Army’s efforts to combat human trafficking was a success.  On this night, hundreds of attendees joined with a collective goal of bringing about awareness, education and action.   Held at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre Hotel, the grand room was a buzz with the chatter of influential members of  […]
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Freedom Gala: A Night to Combat Human Trafficking.

Posted on 6th May 2013, by British Columbia
For the past seven years, influential members of the Vancouver community have gathered annually to the Hope in the City Luncheon. This Friday will mark the inaugural Freedom Gala, which evolved out of the expanded need to educate the community on this very important issue, and provide much-needed additional financial support for victims. Human trafficking  […]

Escents launches products in support of The Salvation Army.

Posted on 25th April 2013, by British Columbia
Local company, Escents Aromatherapy, will launch a new women’s eau de parfum line with 10% of all profits benefiting The Salvation Army and our efforts to combat human trafficking. Escents proudly supports The Salvation Army’s commitment to helping victims, restoring their freedom, dignity and self-respect. Partial proceeds from the parfum line will directly benefit Deborah’s  […]
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Be good.

Posted on 19th April 2012, by British Columbia
A personally invitation to attend … LIBERTY IN STYLE – A Fashion Show & Grand Opening for the new E-Boutique Betty Be Good. May 2nd (doors at 7:30pm + show at 8:30pm) Heritage Hall 3102 Main Street, Vancouver, BC The evening will include a lively showcase of the full Spring / Summer collection including spring dresses,  […]
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$1 x 72 Days

Posted on 29th March 2012, by British Columbia
With a total of $22,953 raised so far and a goal of $72,000 – March 23rd, marked Passion Vancouver at Rogers Arena where youth aged 18 – 25 and their leaders were encouraged to attend and give support to ending human slavery. The goal of $72,000 would provide 40 survivors of human trafficking with the  […]
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72 Days to Freedom.

Posted on 8th March 2012, by British Columbia
The campaign is a call to action for people everywhere to commit 72 to days to put modern day slavery in focus and do something. How can you make a difference in 72 days? +sign a petition +give $1 a day +host a screening of the Freedom Film +pray daily for rescue, healing and change  […]
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Do Something.

Posted on 6th March 2012, by British Columbia
DID YOU KNOW?  There are an estimated 27 million slaves worldwide. 250,000 exist in North America. Many of them in Vancouver, BC. 75-80% of human trafficking is for sex, followed by forced labour and organ harvesting. 80% of those sold into slavery are under the age of 24. Some are as young as 6. Currently  […]
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The Truth Isn’t Sexy.

Posted on 15th February 2012, by British Columbia
We are proud to share news that the Truth Isn’t Sexy campaign – combating and bringing awareness to human trafficking – has been re-focused and redeveloped with new energy, passion and creativity.   The website is live and includes the imagery and content of our new integrated campaign.   The Salvation Army is committed to fighting  […]
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