Coast Hotels Drives for a Cause.

Posted on 4th August 2015, by British Columbia
The 13th Annual Coast Hotels Shuhachi Naito Golf Classic, held July 9 at Coquitlam’s Westwood Plateau Golf & Country Club, raised $50,000 for The Salvation Army. Coast Hotels is proud to contribute to The Salvation Army as its charity of choice because it believes everyone deserves a good night’s sleep and a good meal. The  […]
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ride into history 2015.

Posted on 28th July 2015, by British Columbia
When it rains, it pours, and that’s what it did on Friday Night at the Fort Langley National Historic Site Orchard for Ride into History’s Cruise ‘n’ Concert. Event staff pushed forward despite the weather, and were pleased to have loyal supporters, volunteers and vendors show up and continue with the show. Over 200 concert  […]
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Lives changed because of local community support.

Posted on 20th July 2015, by British Columbia
Aldergrove Financial Group, Envision Financial, and Prospera Credit Union partner for the fourth time, this year adding G&F Financial Group, to present the Ride into History event on July 24th & 25th. This fun, family event is a fundraiser for The Salvation Army Gateway of Hope in Langley. The money raised will directly benefit and  […]
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graduation day.

Posted on 14th July 2015, by British Columbia
On Friday, The Salvation Army Vancouver Harbour Light celebrated a very special "gratitude day" recognizing clients graduating from Phase 1 (90 days) and Phase 2 (living skills) of the treatment program along with celebrating a high school graduation!  Vinther started working towards his high school diploma in 2012. While working towards his diploma, he was  […]
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summer of transformation.

Posted on 10th July 2015, by British Columbia
After years spent away studying to be a teacher, Alex Stoney, 28, is happy to be home in Gitanmaax, a village in North Central BC, where he works for The Salvation Army as the Children’s Youth Ministry Coordinator. As important as home is, Alex has also found a place at the Army’s Camp Mountainview, located between Houston  […]
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Wai Young, MP for Vancouver South, accompanied by Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada Peter MacKay, announced funding of more than $88,000 to The Salvation Army Deborah's Gate program to help victims of human trafficking reintegrate into community. This funding follows through on the Government of Canada's commitment to protect society's most vulnerable  […]
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thoughts shared.

Posted on 7th July 2015, by British Columbia
"I have the pleasure of working in a supportive environment where I am able to take ownership, be creative and take on friendships in the workplace. I take pride in honouring the 50 years of generational success The Salvation Army has in The Comox Valley, which I see as an important ingredient for women.  To be  […]
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A Legacy Gift from the heart.

Posted on 6th July 2015, by British Columbia
This is the story of a generous woman, bright lights and her legacy.  Betty Bonnington (née Rogers) was born in rural Saskatchewan in 1927.  She moved to Toronto in 1952 to live near her future husband, Ken Bonnington.  Soon afterward, Betty and Ken married and in 1957 moved to West Vancouver, British Columbia.  Ken’s job  […]
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green rooftops.

Posted on 30th June 2015, by British Columbia
Belkin House Food Services have literally put "community" into their  community roof top garden! The team has partnered with Evangelical Chinese Baptist Church, BC Hydro, KPMG, AIG, and  RBC, and AON and through their generosity, they have sponsored a custom designed planter. Constructed in-house by Lionel – an incredibly talented member of the maintenance department – the planters  […]
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harvest for local food banks.

Posted on 29th June 2015, by British Columbia
Constellation Brands Canada, as part of their "Nourishing Neighbours" program, will oversee the tending, harvest and delivery of 3 acres of ground crops for the Oliver and Penticton Community Food Banks. Captains Tim and Miriam Leslie from The Salvation Army Penticton Community Food Bank were there and expressed their amazement at the organization of the  […]
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