Army Provides $1.5 Million in Flood Relief

Posted on 22nd June 2022, by British Columbia
(Pictured above: City of Abbotsford Mayor Mr. Henry Braun and First Nations Emergency Support Society’s Dean Colthorp receiving their funding of $100,000 and $500,000 respectively from Lt. Colonel Jamie Braund) In the Winter of 2021, British Columbia declared a state of emergency as the Lower Mainland experienced the worst flooding to hit the region in  […]

Update: Humanitarian Response to Russia / Ukraine War

Posted on 22nd June 2022, by British Columbia
The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services immediately placed a humanitarian response to the conflict and war happening in Ukraine. We’re working with the local government, providing sanctuary and support, accommodation, and delivering essential items. Responding across Europe The Salvation Army has responded to the needs of refugees in all but two of the European countries  […]

Encouraging and Embracing Diversity Through Cooking and Learning

Posted on 22nd June 2022, by British Columbia
As part of their plan to expand their kitchen and programming, The Salvation Army’s Boundless Vancouver Community Ministries has launched a new initiative to embrace their diverse community. The multicultural cooking class, introduced by Pamela Burt, Food Coordinator and Special Events Coordinator, engages members of the community in two-hour classes for cooking and culture sharing.   […]

Double Your Impact

Posted on 22nd June 2022, by British Columbia
Your generous gift to our Nine Stories of Hope campaign will be matched and doubled. But you must make your gift before June 30. Your gift will play a significant role in our lifesaving mission by helping us raise the remaining $5 million we need to complete the project. As you may know, our Vancouver Harbour Light facility  […]
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Corporate Corner – VanMar Constructors Inc.

Posted on 16th June 2022, by British Columbia
Builders With Heart VanMar Constructors Inc. has been a dedicated partner and friend to The Salvation Army for several years. As a Gold sponsor to our annual Hope in the City Breakfast (HITCB), they come to the table every year for people in their community. Our partnership extends way beyond the HITCB relationship with VanMar  […]

Meet the Newest Members of the Greater Vancouver Advisory Board

Posted on 14th June 2022, by British Columbia
At one of our recent meetings, we were able to officially welcome our latest members, Kasey Reese and Marcus Wong to our Greater Vancouver Advisory Board. We are proud to have the two of them join us and bring with them a wealth of diverse experience from their respective fields.   Kasey Reese joins us  […]
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A New Life, Thanks to You

Posted on 28th January 2022, by British Columbia
Everything in life for Razkia and her family was good in Libya. She had a good job, good home, and a great family. But after the revolution started everything changed … “They were bombing each other, every time you will expect that you will die.” Razkia credits God for helping keep them safe and her  […]
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Coming Together During Our Worst Disaster

Posted on 28th January 2022, by British Columbia
This year, B.C. faced one of the most devastating natural disasters in our history. Communities in the Fraser Valley were devasted by floods that submerged farmlands, killed livestock in the thousands, washed away bridges, destroyed highways, and sadly claimed the lives of family members. The flood is the most costly disaster we have ever experienced  […]

Corporate Corner – Dayhu Group of Companies

Posted on 28th January 2022, by British Columbia
Every day in British Columbia we rely on the generosity and dedication of individuals and corporations to support our mission. Whether it’s a $20 donation or a $200,000 commitment, their contribution allows us to provide practical, compassionate support to individuals and families in need. One of these very special groups is the Dayhu Group of  […]

BC Kettle Campaign Struggles During The Pandemic

Posted on 28th January 2022, by British Columbia
This year’s Red Kettle Program in British Columbia certainly had its obstacles. Challenged by everything from the pandemic to inclement weather, the program was tested and stretched to its limits. Fortunately, we have some incredibly dedicated officers, staff, and volunteers who soldiered through. Despite everything, with the incredible support of our donors in communities across the  […]
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