Hoops for Hope.

Posted on 22nd August 2014, by British Columbia
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The Salvation Army wishes to thank Subway for their support through our inner city youth basketball camp. In providing delicious lunches, this enabled The Salvation Army to have an inclusive camp by ensuring each person has healthy and nutritious food no matter what their background is. Each day, players were excited for the subs after  […]
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Elite Performance Basketball Camp is on!

Posted on 23rd July 2014, by British Columbia
SAVE THE DATE! The Salvation Army in partnership with Strathcona Community Centre is hosting the Elite Performance Basketball Camp August 18-21! This week-long training camp is for teens aged 14 – 18 and focuses on developing basketball skills, teamwork, and having fun! Damin Altizer, Trainer at the Elite Performance Basketball Camp uses the “3 D’s”  […]
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5000 kids in need to receive backpacks!

Posted on 11th July 2014, by British Columbia
The Salvation Army is proud to present, the 5th Annual Backpack & School Supply Drive running from July 14th through to September 11th.   The goal of the effort, in partnership with BC Chiropractic Association, Staples, Fitness Town, Canadian Bible Society, Salvation Army Thrift Stores, Starbucks along with media sponsors, Breakfast Television, OMNI, CKNW and 24  […]
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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  […]
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Hockey For Good to raise funds to send kids to camp.

Posted on 29th May 2014, by British Columbia
Hockey for Good is a one day, round robin style street hockey tournament hosted by The Salvation Army Caring Place in Maple Ridge, BC. All of the proceeds from Hockey for Good are being used to send at-risk youth and teens from Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows to Camp Sunrise in Gibsons, BC. Camp Sunrise  […]
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Ringer-a-thon raises $464.

Posted on 14th May 2014, by British Columbia
Dalton Moffat pitched horseshoes to raise money for The Salvation Army’s work in Africa on May 12. Dalton, a member of Westsong Community Church and active volunteer pitched 100 horseshoes scoring 24 ringers. He raised $464 by collecting pledges from sponsors. “Dalton’s commitment to improving quality of life and restoring dignity in lives of other  […]
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Rock’n’Roll Easter.

Posted on 9th May 2014, by British Columbia
The Salvation Army Rock’n’Roll Easter Event celebrated Easter by inviting families to a local park where they had the opportunity to enjoy snacks and refreshments, a puppet show, sing-a-long songs, games, crafts and even a jellybean contest! With well over 100 people in attendance, fun and celebration was enjoyed by all. Many of those in  […]
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Getting involved + Giving Hope.

Posted on 7th May 2014, by British Columbia
We just couldn’t do without our volunteers. The Salvation Army is always inspired and grateful to those who choose to give their time and invest in building healthy local communities.  Jennifer and Elijah are no exception. On 6 year old, Elijah’s, recent Pro-D day, he came to help his Mom, Jennifer, chop fruit and veggies  […]
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Thank you Dekora.

Posted on 13th February 2014, by British Columbia
Thank you Dekora, one of Canada’s leading home staging companies, for partnering with The Salvation Army and for your generous donation of furniture and accessories to furnish and ‘stage’ a unit in The Salvation Army Esther’s Place.   Esther’s Place is a shelter residence for women and kids fleeing domestic abuse. The Salvation Army is committed  […]
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Local singer gives back to The Salvation Army.

Posted on 14th January 2014, by British Columbia
The Salvation Army in British Columbia is always grateful for not only the community support we receive, but the inspiration we witness when young people get involved, give back and are passionate about helping those in need. One of those individuals is 13-year-old Olivia Penalva from Vernon.  Olivia is a talented singer and in seeing  […]
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