A Legacy Gift from the Heart

Posted on 3rd May 2018, by British Columbia
Legacy Giving Salvation Army Woman Wills
This is the story of bright lights, a generous woman and her legacy. Betty Bonnington was born in rural Saskatchewan in 1927.  She moved to Toronto in 1952 to live near her future husband, Ken Bonnington.  Soon afterward, Betty and Ken married and in 1957 moved to West Vancouver, British Columbia. Ken’s job in international  […]
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The Salvation Army Serves Hope on Easter

Posted on 2nd April 2018, by British Columbia
This past weekend saw The Salvation Army Harbour Light celebrate Easter with the community. Sunday April 1st marked a wonderful feast as Harbour Light’s community kitchen prepared a wonderful honey Dijon baked ham with all the nutritious trimmings to celebrate Easter. On average, The Salvation Army Harbour Light serves up to 350 meals per day,  […]
  On Oct. 4th, The Salvation Army will be hosting our annual Turkey Giveaway in partnership with The Vancouver Canadians Baseball Club, and Save-On-Foods. This event brings together local families in need and provides them with a family-sized turkey and cooking essentials in time for Thanksgiving weekend. With help from our partners, we are supporting  […]
  On Saturday, September 30th from 1-5pm, Cratfsman Collision and Save-on-Foods are teaming up with The Salvation Army to ensure that no families go hungry this fall. Together, with participating Save-on-foods locations, we’ll be hosting a day long food drive where customers will receive a shopping list of ideal non-perishable food items to shop for  […]
The Salvation Army has been serving the community of Maple Ridge since 1990. Today The Salvation Army Ridge Meadows Ministries has grown to accommodate a Meal Centre serving over 9000 nutritious meals each month, advocacy and support services, an Emergency Shelter and a Transitional Housing Program helping individuals move toward independence. Investing in the lives  […]

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  […]

The Force Within

Posted on 4th May 2016, by British Columbia
We know that Hope is an amazing, powerful force! Hope is the promise that something more is possible; that the potential for greater things is before us.  At The Salvation Army we are all about hope because we know it has the power to transform lives.Our desire is to awaken hope in the lives of  […]
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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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Donnelly Group Gives Back

Posted on 23rd December 2015, by British Columbia
Donnelly Group
Christmas is synonymous with giving, and in many ways Christmas at The Salvation Army is synonymous with the business of giving…giving back to those individuals and families experiencing hardship in our communities. “In a diverse community like Vancouver, the reality is that there will always be a need,” says Ming Chau, Interim Community Ministries Director  […]
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