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A Holiday Blessing You Made Possible

Posted on 15th November 2017, by British Columbia
Have you heard it said that life is what happens when we are planning for it? Job loss, sudden illness, or the unexpected death of a loved one can change the course of our lives in a moment and it can happen to anyone. Michelle knows this from firsthand experience. After a severe leg injury,  […]
Categories: Stories

A War Hero for Hope: Remembrance Day

Posted on 11th November 2017, by British Columbia
(Photo: Captain Mark Dunstan and Bill) Bill is a veteran who is 90 years young. Despite health challenges over the years and living on a very limited income, Bill has made significant contribution to the community of Abbotsford attending City Council meetings regularly for years, speaking to issues of concern and actually gave blood regularly  […]
Categories: Heroes

Help us Build Toy Mountain!

Posted on 8th November 2017, by British Columbia
Did you know, 1 in 10 families in BC live below the poverty line? This holiday season, be a hero for hope to families in your community by attending the annual Toy Mountain Toy Drive at Guildford Town Centre. On Dec 7th & 8th, join CTV Vancouver, 103.5QMFM, 94.5 Virgin Radio, and TSN Radio Vancouver  […]
Categories: Events

Telus’ Socks for SOX

Posted on 8th November 2017, by British Columbia
Every year, TELUS’ financial team initiates a ‘Socks for SOX’ campaign during the annual SOX (Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002) certification process. Their goal is to raise enough funds to contribute atleast one pair of socks for every team member in the Finance Department so that while becoming “Socks Compliant” they also become, “SOX Compliant”. The  […]

Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign Surpasses Goal

Posted on 10th January 2017, by British Columbia
The Salvation Army is pleased to announce that it raised over $4.3 million provincially in British Columbia through its Christmas Kettle Campaign, surpassing its $4-million goal.  Nationally The Salvation Army raised over $23.5 million provincially, surpassing its $21 million goal! “We are truly grateful for the continued support of our donors, volunteers and community partners, who enable us  […]

We Shall Remember Them

Posted on 10th November 2016, by British Columbia
Remembrance Day is a day when British Columbians will gather at cenotaphs and ceremonies across the province to honour those who have served in our military and those who continue to serve our country in times of war, conflict and peace.  During both world wars and throughout the Cold War, The Salvation Army provided Canadian  […]

Kate Booth House: Domestic Violence, A Story of Survival

Posted on 8th November 2016, by British Columbia
The Salvation Army Kate Booth House would like to take the time to thank it’s donors for their continued support. For over 30 years, The Salvation Army Kate Booth House has supported women and children fleeing domestic violence through providing them with a safe and caring environment.  With your continued support the Kate Booth House  […]
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TELUS employees are #HeroesForHope

Posted on 17th October 2016, by British Columbia
TELUS employees took time to be #HeroesForHope yesterday, serving over 400 meals at The Salvation Army's Harbour Light kitchen. They generously donated $144,700 to the Salvation Army that will go to eradicating poverty and caring for people who are struggling in our communities.   From Left to Right: Evelyn Gut, Major Gifts Officer, Divisional Headquarters BC Div. | Pearl Koochin,  […]
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Bringing Camp Sunrise to You

Posted on 3rd June 2016, by British Columbia
'I just got back from a weekend in Victoria where we put on Camp Sunrise Comes To You! This year the program was Under The Big Top and we had an opportunity to bring down a crew of "circus performers" including a "strongman" and a couple of "clowns" who played games with the kids, sang  […]
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The Force Within

Posted on 4th May 2016, by British Columbia
We know that Hope is an amazing, powerful force! Hope is the promise that something more is possible; that the potential for greater things is before us.  At The Salvation Army we are all about hope because we know it has the power to transform lives.Our desire is to awaken hope in the lives of  […]
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