Salvation Army Christmas Gift Program Undergoes Changes to Promote Equality

Posted on 7th December 2023, by
Salvation Army workers stand in front of vans filled with Christmas gifts
The Salvation Army in Maple Ridge, B.C., has made some changes to its Christmas Village Gift program to ensure that all families receive an equal and fair number of gifts this Christmas. What was formerly known as the Adopt a Family program, has been renamed and sponsors help all clients instead of focusing on one  […]

Committed to the Cause

Posted on 6th December 2023, by
The Army honours retiring Vancouver advisory board members. In 1980, lawyer George Hungerford was approached to join The Salvation Army’s Greater Vancouver Advisory Board, a dedicated group of community leaders positioned to assist and advise the Army’s work in the community. His father served on the same board for many years and Hungerford had previously  […]

Decades of Ringing Bells for The Salvation Army

Posted on 23rd November 2023, by
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During the holiday season in Penticton, B.C., you might come across Joseph Driscoll, wearing his signature Santa hat, and ringing a Salvation Army bell outside a local grocery store. He aims to get the attention of people passing by and encourage them to support the Army’s Christmas Kettle Campaign. Joseph, 89, is very much involved  […]
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The Salvation Army Launches its 133rd Annual Christmas Kettle Campaign Amidst a 31 Percent Surge in New Households Seeking Assistance TORONTO, ON, Nov. 21, 2023 – In response to the escalating pace of inflation impacting countless Canadians, The Salvation Army is announcing the commencement of its 133rd Annual Christmas Kettle Campaign, marking the organization’s largest  […]

Community in Bermuda Unites to Build a Garden at The Salvation Army

Posted on 13th November 2023, by
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Throughout October, The Salvation Army in Bermuda took part in the “Housing4All” Campaign. This movement brought different organizations in Bermuda together to take part in various events to raise awareness about homelessness in the country. To honour the campaign, The Salvation Army’s Emergency Housing Shelter in Pembroke, Bermuda, decided to host a volunteer event, which  […]