Charity ‘put a light in me,’ says single mom

Posted on 15th December 2015, by British Columbia
When Nelson mom Nichole Hunt “very suddenly” split from her partner last year, she knew it wouldn’t be much of a Christmas for her young son.A few months after the devastating break-up in July 2014, she decided to move from Trail back to Nelson to be closer to friends and family.While the big move cut  […]
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Coats for Kids Gets a Boost

Posted on 4th December 2015, by British Columbia
The Salvation Army’s annual Coats for Kids campaign got a boost from a local hockey team last weekend.The Bantam A Tyees rep team stopped by White Hat Cleaners, which cleans all the coats donated to the campaign, on Saturday with their donation. When all was said and done, the Tyees had collected an impressive 970  […]
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Salvation Army Workers Provide Valuable Services

Posted on 2nd December 2015, by British Columbia
Tamara Robinson and Monika Hajzer love their jobs at The Salvation Army in Williams Lake.Robinson is the Family Services Co-ordinator and Outreach Worker. Hajzer is the Drug and Alcohol Counsellor. On Friday afternoon, with the Drop-in Centre busy with men and women enjoying a cup of coffee, playing pool and visiting, both women said the  […]
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Let’s end violence against women

Posted on 25th November 2015, by British Columbia
Today we honour the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, as the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has often stated "Women's safety & equality are in everyone's best interest." The Salvation Army is able to provide safety to women in BC through the support of generous staff and donors like you. For 29 years, the Women's Charity Committee  […]
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home is where the heart is

Posted on 24th November 2015, by British Columbia
Alcohol had taken its toll. It was in the middle of the night when Paul reached out to his sister for help.Paul subsequently entered a six week Treatment Program at Pacifica and went on to The Salvation Army Belkin House for the Personal Development Program. Through this program, Paul was able to re-establish meaningful family  […]
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Helper’s work doesn’t go unnoticed

Posted on 24th November 2015, by British Columbia
For the past 21 years Stephen Trickett has been delivering toys, food and other donations to families in need across the Lower Mainland. While he sounds a lot like one of Santa’s helpers, he’s actually helping struggling families year-round as a driver for the Salvation Army in Vancouver — one of 27 community organizations that  […]
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TELUS supports The Salvation Army with $147,000 donation!

Posted on 20th November 2015, by British Columbia
  Vancouver, BC | November 16, 2015 –  TELUS employees help The Salvation Army in so many ways and in so many different locations across Canada: they volunteer with us, they provide gifts of socks and toiletries for our shelters, they coach at risk children about Internet awareness at our summer camps, and they give generously  […]
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The World Needs More Selfless Toots Tuckers

Posted on 19th November 2015, by British Columbia
Ask Troy Gaglardi and he’ll tell you: the world needs more Toots Tuckers.Toots, and volunteers like her, are loyal volunteers with the Salvation Army’s Christmas Kettle Campaign.Their dedication puts a smile on the face of Gaglardi, the Salvation Army Gateway of Hope’s director of community services. “Toots does a lot of shifts,” Gaglardi said. “Not  […]
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Reaching out made her a better person

Posted on 18th November 2015, by British Columbia
Asking for help was one of the hardest things Kelly Jane Hanvey had to do, but when the Victoria mom was down to her last $20 and Christmas was coming, she had no choice but to reach out.“It was the most humbling experience of my life, because I had never needed to ask for anything,”  […]
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Event Broadcast … Sunday | May 15th

Posted on 11th May 2011, by British Columbia
Tune in and watch the event LIVE by viewing through an online broadcast available at beginning at 9:00 p.m. EST. / 6:00 p.m. PST. This Sunday | May 15th!
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