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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Thank you VICR!

Posted on 25th July 2012, by British Columbia
Big thanks to Vancouver Island Charity Riders!  Because of your donation, The Salvation Army is able to send two Victoria area kids to Camp Sunrise!  In addition, through many other generous donations, another 36 Victoria area kids are able to enjoy camp this summer too. The Stan Hagen Centre for families is thrilled that they  […]
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Barriers being broken down.

Posted on 19th July 2012, by British Columbia
THANK YOU to the greater Victoria community for participating in the 2nd annual Breaking Down Barriers Work Boot Drive between June 9th – 30th at Capital Iron. The 2012 work boot drive brought in over 35 pairs of used work boots which will be given out to clients who are returning to work or who  […]
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Time to replace the Beacon Bus.

Posted on 16th July 2012, by British Columbia
For 15 years, the Beacon Bus has been critical in serving both The Salvation Army’s community programming and the local emergency management network. The Salvation Army has become very aware of the depreciating state of the Beacon Bus and has made replacing it a top priority. Our goal is to have the new vehicle in  […]
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You’re invited to High Point’s Annual Block Party!

Posted on 4th July 2012, by British Columbia
Everyone is invited to come out and celebrate summer, meet their neighbours and enjoy friendship and community during an afternoon full of fun activities and celebration. Family friendly activities at the Block Party will include a BBQ lunch, cotton candy, dunk tank, face painting as well as the Ultimate Inflatable Obstacle Course. There will also  […]
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Breaking Down Barriers.

Posted on 30th May 2012, by British Columbia
The 2nd Annual Breaking Down Barriers Work Boot Drive is kicking off on Saturday, June 9th at Capital Iron! The Salvation Army will be on site with 100.3 the Q to launch this 3 week long campaign between 11am – 3pm. With every pair of gently used CSA approved work boots donated, Capital Iron will  […]
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700+ attend post parade BBQ.

Posted on 23rd May 2012, by British Columbia
The rain didn’t stop the fun as over 700 people joined The Salvation Army for lunch at the post-parade BBQ in the parking lot of the Addictions & Rehabilitation Centre on the corner of Yates and Wharf Street. The Westsong Community Church’s band performed an outdoor concert for the public as they enjoyed a BBQ  […]
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114th Annual Victoria Day Parade.

Posted on 23rd May 2012, by British Columbia
125 years ago, The Salvation Army’s work began inVictoria. Our first church service was held in an abandoned skating rink on Fort St.between Douglas and Blanshard on June 25th, 1887. To highlight how we have served our community, both as a Church and a social service provider we entered a float in the 114th Island  […]
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New Program is music to our ears!

Posted on 23rd May 2012, by British Columbia
A new weekly music program started on Friday, May 18th at the Addiction & Rehabilitation Centre, 525 Johnson Street in Victoria. Friday Afternoon Music Jam is a drop in music therapy program open to one and all and is designed to support through positive expression. The Salvation Army has always had a strong musical element  […]
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It takes a village.

Posted on 16th May 2012, by British Columbia
The 10th annual Quadra Village Day was held on Saturday, May 12th. This fun-filled event featured a pancake breakfast, two stages of entertainment, fun activities and interesting information about the vibrant Hillside Quadra Community. Located right in the heart of Quadra Village is The Stan Hagen Centre for Families. Staff and volunteers from the centre  […]
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