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MLA Tour of Belkin House

Posted on 15th December 2011, by British Columbia
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Thank you to all the Government MLAs who visited The Salvation Army’s Belkin House yesterday to learn about the facility and the work being done … Along with taking the time to serve in the kitchen for all residents and guests! Indeed a Merry Christmas for one and all.
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Stan Hagen Centre Renaming Celebration

Posted on 14th December 2011, by British Columbia
On Saturday December 3 The Salvation Army inVictoriarenamed their Community and Family Services Centre to The Stan Hagen Centre for Families. Celebrations included a traditional  Welcome Song & Dance performed by the Esquimalt Singers and Dancers, speeches by Minister of Community, Sport and Cultural Development, MLA for OakBay– Gordon Head, Ida Chong and MLA for  […]
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Serving up Christmas spirit

Posted on 14th December 2011, by British Columbia
Serving up generosity this season are Bob and Shaun Miller.  Owners of Miller’s Place Restaurant in Port Alberni, they hosted a Christmas dinner for clients of The Salvation Army.  A wonderful meal welcomed approximately 50 people – specifically focusing on those who otherwise, would be alone at Christmas time.  Miller’s Place Restaurant orchestrated the entire  […]
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Another shufflin’ good year!

Posted on 13th December 2011, by British Columbia
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What was another beautiful, crisp day … welcomed The Santa Shuffle toVancouver!  Taking place acrossCanada, all ages took toStanleyParkfor the 5K Fun Run and 1K Elf Walk collecting pledges to raise awareness and funds for The Salvation Army in the continued fight against poverty, one step at a time.  With 626 participants and over $27,000  […]
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Santa came to town!

Posted on 13th December 2011, by British Columbia
Thanks to everyone who came out to the 8th annual Rogers Santa Claus Parade which kicked off the holiday season and drew roughly 300,000 people to downtown Vancouver on a beautiful sunny day! Spectators arrived early along Burrard Street, coffees in hand and lawn chairs folded under arms.  This year’s parade featured more than 60  […]
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Surprise Donation!

Posted on 13th December 2011, by British Columbia
Salvation Army bell-ringers in Brooks, Alta., discovered a special donation last week when they emptied out the contents of one of their Christmas Kettles.  Found amongst the bountiful amounts of sparkling nickels and dimes was a solid gold coin. The anonymous donation was discovered wrapped in a $5 bill with a note explaining the coin  […]
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Coast Hotels & Resorts to Donate $5 to The Salvation Army

Posted on 6th December 2011, by British Columbia
Coast Hotels & Resorts is helping consumers stretch their travel dollar a little further this festive season with “Friends and Family” room night discounts of 30 to 40 per cent at participating hotels in B.C., Alberta, Alaska, Washington State, Oregon and California from now until January 8th.  For every room night booked inCanadaover the holiday  […]
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Salvation Army to help Deter Olympics Sex Traffickers

Posted on 31st July 2009, by Salvation Army
As Christians prepare to welcome the athletes and spectators who will be coming to Vancouver and Whistler from across the globe to attend the 2010 Winter Olympics next February, there is one group of potential visitors that they will be working just as hard to keep out: those who sell children and women for sex.
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