Thanks for sharing!

Posted on 31st May 2011, by British Columbia
Thank you to Ruth Tubbesing who shared this picture she captured last January on a Vancouver rooftop.  Among the grey clouds and rainbow, is The Salvation Army.

Salvation Army Thrift Stores in Western Canada send 101 kids to Camp

Posted on 24th May 2011, by British Columbia
Over a four-week period, Salvation Army Thrift Stores throughout Western Canada held a fundraising ‘Send a Kid to Camp’ initiative. From April 14th to May 14th, donations were collected at participating stores and, through the public’s generosity, 101 kids will get to go to camp this summer – kids who would otherwise normally not have  […]

BioPed Dignity Day at The Gateway of Hope

Posted on 20th May 2011, by British Columbia
On Wednesday, May 18, 2011, BioPed closed its clinic doors, sharing clinicians and staff to chosen Salvation Army shelters nationwide to distribute footwear and conduct routine foot assessments and foot-related education for those individuals who do not have access to adequate foot care or footwear.  “We often take footwear for granted,” said Robin Schleien, President  […]

Event Broadcast … Sunday | May 15th

Posted on 11th May 2011, by British Columbia
Tune in and watch the event LIVE by viewing through an online broadcast available at beginning at 9:00 p.m. EST. / 6:00 p.m. PST. This Sunday | May 15th!
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Salvation Army to add services available in Victoria

Posted on 9th May 2011, by British Columbia
Currently in Victoria, The Salvation Army provides shelter beds, a seniors’ facility along with transitional housing, but plan on adding two more programs to help people in the community where there is need. Major Brian Venables shared with a capacity crowd of 250 people at the annual Salvation Army luncheon, held at the Delta Ocean  […]

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.

Starbucks Served Here

Posted on 2nd May 2011, by British Columbia
On Saturday April 9th and Friday April 29th, 2011, The Salvation Army welcomed volunteers from Starbucks Coffee Canada into two of our facilities to clean up and revitalize areas that needed some TLC. First up was the grounds at Matson Sequoia; low income housing run by The Salvation Army in Victoria. The second was the  […]

We’ve got spirit! Yes, we do!

Posted on 2nd May 2011, by British Columbia
The BMO MasterCard Cheer Challenge welcomed The Salvation Army’s Vocal Adrenaline team comprised of members from Vancouver’s Belkin House and Divisional Head Office.  Cheer teams were located throughout the course and were there to cheer on participants of the Marathon, Half Marathon and Competitive Walk!  Groups were judged on creativity, spirit and enthusiasm with all  […]

The Salvation Army responds to Tornados in Alabama

Posted on 2nd May 2011, by British Columbia
Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) teams are responding to the destruction left by an outbreak of tornadoes that tore through the South Eastern parts of the United States.According to news reports, more than 190 people have lost their lives, and Tuscaloosa, Alabama has suffered a great deal of damage. More storms are tracking through N.  […]

Hoops for Hospice

Posted on 21st April 2011, by British Columbia
Kelvin Leung of Richmond, British Columbia organized the first, Hoops for Hospice Basketball Tournament.  This event was inspired by Kelvin’s Grandparents whom both spent time at The Salvation Army Rotary Richmond Hospice.  Kelvin shared, “The two patients who went through the hospice meant the world to me and that was enough motivation in itself. My  […]