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It Takes a Village

Posted on 16th June 2020, by British Columbia
Imagine struggling to provide food, clothing and other necessities like diapers and formula for your growing family. Sadly, this is the harsh reality for too many parents in our province. Last year alone 3.2 million Canadians were reported living at or below the poverty line, including 566,000 children. It’s no secret that living in British  […]

Sally Ann Doughnut Day Recipe

Posted on 1st June 2020, by British Columbia
From the battlegrounds of war to the front lines of poverty, The Salvation Army is known for giving hope in a time of crisis. National Doughnut Day, held on the first Friday of June, honours the 250 volunteers from The Salvation Army who travelled to France to boost the morale of soldiers during the First  […]
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Sally Ann Colouring Sheet

Posted on 8th May 2020, by British Columbia
During the COVID-19 pandemic we appreciate the families that are able to stay at home in quarantine, but we understand how difficult this time may be for some to stay in isolation especially when children are missing school. To make things a bit more fun and to help pass the time we created a colouring  […]
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Lunch Program Continues During Pandemic

Posted on 30th April 2020, by British Columbia
During a normal school year, alongside the Rotary Club of Haney, Ridge Meadows Ministries provides over 140 nutritious bagged lunches to school children throughout the community every day. Preparation is done in the professional kitchen, and delivered by volunteers to school offices where they are distributed discreetly to students in need. However, with the current  […]

Our COVID-19 Response Across BC

Posted on 23rd April 2020, by British Columbia
Thanks to your support during these unprecedented times we continue to serve those in need. Our programs and services remain open, with some key changes allowing us to continue supporting our community’s most vulnerable. Here is how that looks in a few cities throughout the province.   Vancouver   At Boundless Vancouver our Free Food  […]

Times Colonist – Rapid Relief Fund

Posted on 23rd April 2020, by British Columbia
The Rapid Relief Fund is an initiative brought together in Victoria by several community leaders in an immediate response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Times Colonist newspaper launched the largest fundraising appeal in their history, together with the Jawl family, and the Victoria Foundation. This response was planned to address the impact of the pandemic  […]

60 Seconds of HOPE

Posted on 16th April 2020, by British Columbia
Across BC our Ministry Units are working tirelessly to combat the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. During this time we are continuing to provide vital programs and services to the most vulnerable in our communities. Watch the videos below to see how The Salvation Army is bringing Hope throughout the province …     […]

Resource Centre Opening

Posted on 16th April 2020, by British Columbia
The new Connection Point Church & Resource Centre officially opened in March 2020, located within the municipality of Langford, BC. A ribbon cutting ceremony, led by Majors Les and Cathy Burrows, and Majors Les and Tiffany Marshall, was well attended by public, media and local dignitaries. The Army has been active in Victoria, BC for  […]

Meet Kate

Posted on 16th April 2020, by British Columbia
Kate’s childhood and early years were filled with trauma and significant challenges; a family with a history of addiction, mother a crack addict, leaving when Kate was 12. She was angry, in and out of transition homes, consuming drugs and alcohol. At 19, Kate found herself on welfare, raising a baby alone, hungry and desperate.  […]
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Hundreds of Girls Inspired at BRAVE

Posted on 16th April 2020, by British Columbia
Our BC Division partnered with BRAVE Canada in February 2020 to simultaneously host three empowering BRAVE events for young girls aged 12-18 in Kamloops, Vancouver and Victoria. This free catalytic event was created to remind girls they are valuable, and worth being celebrated while encouraging them to dream big for what their futures can be.  […]
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