Honoring Women of History: Catherine Booth’s Legacy

Posted on 6th March 2018, by British Columbia
Married to William Booth, the founder of The Salvation Army, Catherine Booth was a woman who inspired the hearts of so many young girls to take courage, be bold in speaking out and not to be afraid of having their thoughts heard. She challenged the ‘norm’ and became a figurehead for women to look up  […]
Categories: Blog, Heroes

Woman’s Inspiration

Posted on 8th March 2016, by British Columbia
Working at The Salvation Army Harbour Light Detox unit has given Buffy Donovan the opportunity to get to know the clients and listen to them. “The women inspire me, teach me about self-respect and patience. I have learned that change is possible through the support of people who have empathy and understanding.”          […]
Categories: Blog, Feature

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  […]
Categories: Blog, Feature

William Booth Luncheon a Success

Posted on 26th October 2015, by British Columbia
The 2015 William Booth Society Luncheon was held at The Vancouver Club on October 15. The event  focused on honouring our generous donors for their contribution to The Salvation Army in British Columbia; as well as hosting guests like Her Honour, the Honourable Judith Guichon Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia. Our guest speaker was past  […]
Categories: Feature

The Salvation Army to Close Vancouver Homestead.

Posted on 8th January 2015, by British Columbia
The Salvation Army British Columbia Division announced it will close its Vancouver Homestead program as of March 31st, 2015 due to a refocusing of it’s programming and resource provision in the Province. After extensive review and evaluation over the last two years, The Salvation Army has determined new opportunities, projects and developments for the future  […]
Categories: Feature

Shaughnessy Golf Tournament warms hearts.

Posted on 14th August 2014, by British Columbia
For 28 years, the Women’s Charity Committee has chosen The Salvation Army Kate Booth House as the sole beneficiary of their annual charity golf tournament, held at the exclusive Shaughnessy Golf & Country Club. This year’s event featured a teddy bear theme wherein each golfer was encouraged to bring a teddy bear, and/or purchase a  […]
Categories: Feature

Esther’s Place.

Posted on 9th June 2014, by British Columbia
When women and children flee abusive homes, The Salvation Army’s Kate Booth House in Vancouver offers immediate shelter and support. But that’s only a temporary solution and after 30 days they have to move on. One of the next stops for some is the Army’s Esther’s Place, a 4-apartment safe house where families can stay  […]
Categories: Feature

A Bout To Change Fundraiser.

Posted on 27th January 2014, by British Columbia
This Thursday, January 30th, Leah Goldstein will MC the inaugural A Bout To Change event.  The event will feature Olympic Style female boxers from across Canada who believe that all women and children deserve a safe place to live. A Bout To Change will support the important work of YWCA Metro Vancouver, The Salvation Army  […]
Categories: Feature