Supporting Haiti in communities throughout BC

Posted on 19th January 2010, by British Columbia
The Salvation Army Army and Wal-Mart in Terrace are teaming up to help the relief effort for Haiti. The store is donating discontinued clothing valued at $10,000 to the army which will then sell it this Friday, Jan. 22 from 9:15 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the army’s thrift store. The proceeds will then be  […]

Salvation Army Haiti Earthquake Relief

Posted on 18th January 2010, by British Columbia
Relief efforts in Haiti continue to progress, as The Salvation Army in Canada is working in cooperation with The Salvation Army World Services Organization (based in the US). A supply line through Florida has been established, as Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services personnel are supporting the 700 Salvation Army workers permanently stationed in Haiti-they are  […]

Update: Salvation Army & Olympic Torch Relay

Posted on 12th January 2010, by British Columbia
An update from Sharon Tidd Vancouver/Whistler 2010 Olympic Outreach Coordinator Loads of laughter and smiles, a little pomp and ceremony, continuous music and dance … these are the elements that make up a Torch Relay Celebration.  At least that’s what I experienced first-hand in early November.  In each community, it has been about celebrating how  […]

Partners of Hope

Posted on 9th January 2010, by British Columbia
We want to extend our sincere thanks to our friends who continually support our organization, and invest in the lives of the people we serve. Together, we believe there is always hope. The Rotary Club of Surrey, The North Surrey Lions, and Flag Chevrolet stepped up to the plate recently to help The Salvation Army  […]

Salvation Army Safe House Opens in B.C.

Posted on 4th January 2010, by British Columbia
Deborah’s Gate is a 10-bed facility that is located in a secretive location in Vancouver for the security of those being rescued from human sexual trafficking. On December 1 it was ready for its first guests. The facility is divided into “pods” where three or four young woman can create a new community of support.   […]

Celebrate the Olympic Torch Relay with The Salvation Army

Posted on 27th October 2009, by British Columbia
The Olympic Torch Relay will be travelling through over 1000 communities during its 106-day journey across Canada twice. That journey begins this Friday, October 30th in Victoria, BC and ends on February 12th, 2010 in Vancouver, BC.  Over 200 community celebrations are being planned from coast-to-coast-to-coast.  The Salvation Army sees this as an incredible opportunity  […]

BC Legislature Meets the Army

Posted on 8th October 2009, by British Columbia
Politicians from across British Columbia gathered at a special reception to “Meet the Army” in the Parliament Buildings of capital city, Victoria, on October 5th.  Ministers and MLAs associated with each of the political parties turned out in full force to learn more about The Salvation Army’s programming across the province, and to meet new  […]

Road Runner Toy Run in Terrace big success

Posted on 30th September 2009, by British Columbia
It was Christmas In September! The sky was cloudy, yet laden with sunlight which softened the brisk temperatures of the early fall September day. The Road Runners motorcycle club has been sponsoring the Terrace Corps toy drive for 27 years.  Jim Braie and Helen Martinot-Blue Grass Gospel musicians/avid bikers-have teamed together for over 14 years  […]
And the best news is that Crafstman Collision is going to match each donated item! WHEN: Saturday, September 19th, from 12pm-4pm WHERE: Burnaby – PriceSmart Foods, 7501 Market Crossing (Marine Way) / Langley – PriceSmart Foods, 20151 Fraser Hwy / Surrey – PriceSmart Foods, 10312 King George Hwy / Vancouver – PriceSmart Foods, 2880 Bentall  […]

Bikers ride for Gateway of Hope

Posted on 1st September 2009, by British Columbia
Motorcycle enthusiasts raised funds for the community’s first permanent homeless shelter and outreach centre. Used with permission from Langley Advance/Written by Troy Landreville/Published: Tuesday, September 01, 2009   Small butterflies flip-flopped in Gary Johnson’s stomach Saturday morning. The local Salvation Army envoy had never ridden a motorcycle himself, and he hasn’t been a passenger for some  […]