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Donnelly Group Gives Back


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 at The Salvation Army Vancouver Community & Family Services. “We are positioned to respond to that need.”

Currently for our Christmas Assistance Program, The Salvation Army’s […]

The Salvation Army partners with Impark for Toys for Tickets.


Impark is offering a one-day, 4 hour event during which anyone in Vancouver who has an unpaid Impark parking violation notice can have it waived by making a toy donation of equal value to The Salvation Army to support families in need this Christmas.

On Thursday, November 27th, Impark will be accepting new, unused and unwrapped toys and in exchange, each donor’s unpaid parking violation notice will be waived. A single toy donated will waive a single unpaid violation notice. Those […]

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Thank You to the Donnelly Group for 14 Years of Support!


The Salvation Army wishes to express a sincere Thank You to the Donnelly Group for 14 years of support, seeing an overwhelming total of $275,000 in donations through the Donnelly Group’s Annual Toy Drive.

“The Toy Drive is a highly anticipated event amongst our staff – everyone goes above and beyond to help a child in need have a memorable holiday,” said Jeff Donnelly, President of the Donnelly Group.

The annual Toy Drive is the flagship event of the company’s charitable arm, […]


12th Annual Donnelly Group Toy Drive.


The Salvation Army is thankful to have had the support once again from the Donnelly Group for the 12th Annual Donnelly Group Toy Drive in Vancouver.

An evening filled with holiday celebrations, canapés, friends, family, music and a sense of giving.  As done every year, Jeff Donnelly provides each Donnelly Group employee with a $50 gift card for Toys-R-Us to be used to purchase a gift for a donation to The Salvation Army on the evening of the event. In addition, The […]


Toys collected for those in need.


Vancouver’s Vogue Theatre and Victoria’s Royal Theatre once again hosted the annual Naden Band Christmas Concert. The Concerts were hosted on December 6th in Vancouver and December 10th, 11th and 12th in Victoria, all in the name of supporting The Salvation Army’s Christmas Toy Drive.

Attendance at all shows was excellent, and mountains of toys were kindly donated. The generosity from the community was evident in the quality of toys donated.  As a result of the support and generosity shown, thousands of […]


Steve Nash Fitness Clubs create Holiday Happiness.


Toys “R” Us is lending their support to Steve Nash Fitness Clubs as they kick off their Holiday Campaign to benefit The Salvation Army across the Lower Mainland.

Salvation Army Divisional Secretary for PR & Development, Major Ken Ritson shares, “Steve Nash Fitness Club is a leader in the community, organizing the campaign between Toys “R” Us and The Salvation Army. We are so thankful for their help in making Christmas dreams happen for many families in need this holiday […]


The Donnelly Group continues tradition of giving with 11th Annual Toy Drive.


Tuesday, December 11th will mark the 11th year of the Donnelly Group Annual Toy Drive in partnership with The Salvation Army and the Donnelly Fund.  This highly anticipated event is feted with a public reception at Republic Nightclub.  The annual Toy Drive ensures a special Christmas for those less fortunate across the Lower Mainland. The Donnelly Group provides a $50 Toys ‘R’ Us gift certificate to each of their 500+ employees to buy gifts for underprivileged children of all […]


19th annual CHEK Charity Drive Thru.


The 19th annual CHEK News Christmas Charity Drive Thru takes place tonight at the Accent Inn Victoria hotel, located at the corner of Blanshard Street and Cloverdale Avenue ( 3233 Maple Street ).

Stop by between 5pm – 7pm & come meet the CHEK News On-Air personalities and donate Clothing, Food and Cash to The Salvation Army.


Christmas in July is here!


O’Keeffe’s Automotive in Oak Bay is bringing a little festive spirit early this year by celebrating Christmas in July. They’ve decorated the Christmas tree and Tina and Tom O’Keeffe are decking the halls of their service bays with savings for anyone who donates a toy to The Salvation Army.

With every new, unwrapped toy donation to O’Keefe’s Automotive between July 16th — August 17th, you will receive a coupon for 10% off parts and services (some conditions apply, please see store […]


Toys ARE Us.


Thank you to all those individuals and Companies who got behind The Salvation Army this season in supporting our toy campaign and efforts in ensuring that every child received the Christmas morning they deserved.

Through initiatives such as the CTV Toys4Kids Toy Drive, The Naden Band of the Maritime Forces Christmas Concert and respective toy drive along with support from The Donnelly Group and Club 16 / SheFit to name a few! … The Salvation Army received toys in excess of […]