COVID-19

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  […]

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 …     […]

The Importance of Volunteering

Posted on 16th April 2020, by British Columbia
During these unknown and critical times, The Army is still open, serving on the front lines, providing food, shelter and safety to our community’s most vulnerable. As a volunteer-based organization, our dedicated volunteers are essential and vital; helping all year long in many of our programs such as community meals and food programs. While we  […]
For those experiencing homelessness and food insecurity, the COVID-19 pandemic has many without access to their most basic needs. With cafés and community centres shut down, more hungry people are out on the street looking for help. To stop the spread of COVID-19, The Salvation Army in Williams Lake, B.C., like many others, has cancelled  […]

We Continue to Serve Those in Need

Posted on 31st March 2020, by British Columbia
Dear Friends, From everyone at The Salvation Army, we hope you and yours are safe and healthy during these extraordinary times. During the pandemic, we are committed to providing you with this weekly update. But we also want to let you know how much we appreciate hearing from you. Please know, we have passed on  […]
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The Salvation Army Continues to Serve Others

Posted on 23rd March 2020, by British Columbia
As the COVID-19 virus continues to impact British Columbians, Salvation Army employees across the province continue to serve on the front lines. In communities from the Downtown Eastside to Vancouver Island to our Northern most cities, we are working around the clock to provide essential goods and services to those who need it most. And  […]
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COVID-19 Update

Posted on 12th March 2020, by British Columbia
Message from Lt. Colonel Jamie Braund   Friends, As our province, country and the world continues to be impacted by the outbreak of COVID-19 we want to extend our thoughts and prayers for all who have been affected by the virus. As an organization that has people at the core of our mission, the safety  […]
Categories: COVID-19