Backpack and School Supply drive

Posted on 8th September 2015, by British Columbia
It’s back to school time and The Salvation Army has been busy handing out 1,000 backpacks to BC students in need. “We’ll have 60 to 100 a day coming in between now and when school starts,” said Major Russ Holland, Director of Vancouver Community and Family Services. Clients who meet the criteria come to the  […]
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Help put a dent in hunger.

Posted on 1st September 2015, by British Columbia
On Saturday, September 19th from 1pm – 5pm, Craftsman Collision, Save-On-Foods and PriceSmart foods are teaming up with The Salvation Army to ensure that no families go hungry this Fall, by hosting a day long food drive. Craftsman Collision is pledging to match every item donated, which means that for every can donated by a participating customer,  […]
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Salvation Army aids Rock Creek fire evacuees.

Posted on 20th August 2015, by British Columbia
Hundreds of people fled an aggressive fire in British Columbia’s southern interior. Since the fire was reported last Thursday, August 13, The Salvation Army has provided relief assistance to first responders and evacuees. The evacuees say the flames were unlike anything they’d ever seen. "Literally the tree tops were bursting like bombs and falling down  […]
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’Tis the summer season for giving.

Posted on 13th August 2015, by British Columbia
Those involved with the North Shore Salvation Army are working to disseminate the message that need knows no season. Representatives have launched a Christmas in July Campaign, intended to express their gratitude for the generous outpouring of support related to their annual Christmas Kettle Campaign, while at the same time raise awareness of the ongoing  […]
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The Salvation Army celebrates 150th Anniversary.

Posted on 12th August 2015, by British Columbia
From its humble beginnings in 1865, The Salvation Army has had a knack for making news.  Through the late 19th century into the 20th, William Booth, founder of The Salvation Army, was one of the most recognizable names and faces in the British Empire.  As The Salvation Army’s first General, William Booth launched one of  […]
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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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