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A total shoe-in.

Posted on 16th March 2012, by British Columbia
Thank you to PUMA Shoes inVancouver, British Columbia who accepted slightly used shoes ( of any kind ) in exchange for a discounted, new pair of PUMAs. The Salvation Army was thrilled to see initiative take place as the local community really rallied behind this effort. The discount wasn’t the driving force for customers either, it  […]
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YEARS of dedicated service at Sunset Lodge.

Posted on 14th March 2012, by British Columbia
Last Thursday, March 8th Sunset Lodge held an afternoon reception to recognize staff members who have achieved the milestones of 5, 10, 15, 20, 25 and 30 years of devoted service. Major Larry Jennings expressed his sincere appreciation for their effort and commitment noting that Sunset Lodge is more than a care facility; it is  […]
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72 Days to Freedom.

Posted on 8th March 2012, by British Columbia
The campaign is a call to action for people everywhere to commit 72 to days to put modern day slavery in focus and do something. How can you make a difference in 72 days? +sign a petition +give $1 a day +host a screening of the Freedom Film +pray daily for rescue, healing and change  […]
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A good nights sleep for one and all.

Posted on 7th March 2012, by British Columbia
Thanks to all those who stayed with Coast Hotels and Resorts in the month of December as a nights stay ensured that someone else had a good nights sleep too in collecting $10,000 to be donated to The Salvation Army in British Columbia. For every hotel night booked inCanadaover the holiday season under the Friends  […]
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Arigatou gozaimasu ( thank you ).

Posted on 6th March 2012, by British Columbia
Thank you to those who continue to support the work of The Salvation Army … in particular, a group of students who are their third year of Education Studies from Japan.   These young people are here for a month to learn English as well as to share presentations on Japanese culture to elementary students. With  […]
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Do Something.

Posted on 6th March 2012, by British Columbia
DID YOU KNOW?  There are an estimated 27 million slaves worldwide. 250,000 exist in North America. Many of them in Vancouver, BC. 75-80% of human trafficking is for sex, followed by forced labour and organ harvesting. 80% of those sold into slavery are under the age of 24. Some are as young as 6. Currently  […]
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Poetry classes held in Victoria.

Posted on 5th March 2012, by British Columbia
The Salvation Army welcomes poetry teacher, Dvora Levin, to the Addictions & Rehabilitation Centre in Victoria.  Levin will host her poetry classes starting on March 7th and then on each Wednesday for 2 months or as needed from 10 – 11:30am. The classes will be of significant value to the clients at ARC, offering emotional  […]
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High Point Community Church has a new look.

Posted on 5th March 2012, by British Columbia
100 years ago a church opened on the corner of Raynor Street and Fullerton Avenue, with the goal and hope to serve the community. 15 years ago, it was renamed High PointCommunity Church and began housing The Salvation Army.  Since the time of the original Church first being opened, the building has undergone many renovations, with  […]
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London Drugs pin pads raise over $2,000

Posted on 20th February 2012, by British Columbia
On Thursday, February 9th, London Drugs presented a donation of $2362.70 to The Salvation Army.  The total was collected from wireless pin pads which were provided to The Salvation Army for use by London Drugs during the 2011 Christmas Kettle Campaign.  Kettle workers stationed at two of London Drugs’ largest locations – Broadway + Cambie  […]
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The Truth Isn’t Sexy.

Posted on 15th February 2012, by British Columbia
We are proud to share news that the Truth Isn’t Sexy campaign – combating and bringing awareness to human trafficking – has been re-focused and redeveloped with new energy, passion and creativity.   The website is live and includes the imagery and content of our new integrated campaign.   The Salvation Army is committed to fighting  […]
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