Double Your Impact

Posted on 22nd June 2022, by British Columbia
Your generous gift to our Nine Stories of Hope campaign will be matched and doubled. But you must make your gift before June 30. Your gift will play a significant role in our lifesaving mission by helping us raise the remaining $5 million we need to complete the project. As you may know, our Vancouver Harbour Light facility  […]
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Corporate Corner – Dayhu Group of Companies

Posted on 28th January 2022, by British Columbia
Every day in British Columbia we rely on the generosity and dedication of individuals and corporations to support our mission. Whether it’s a $20 donation or a $200,000 commitment, their contribution allows us to provide practical, compassionate support to individuals and families in need. One of these very special groups is the Dayhu Group of  […]

BC Kettle Campaign Struggles During The Pandemic

Posted on 28th January 2022, by British Columbia
This year’s Red Kettle Program in British Columbia certainly had its obstacles. Challenged by everything from the pandemic to inclement weather, the program was tested and stretched to its limits. Fortunately, we have some incredibly dedicated officers, staff, and volunteers who soldiered through. Despite everything, with the incredible support of our donors in communities across the  […]
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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  […]

Making a Dent in Hunger!

Posted on 3rd October 2016, by British Columbia
Craftsman Collision and Save On Foods once again teamed up on behalf of The Salvation Army to host their annual, day long 'Make A Dent' Food Drive on October 1st. With 1 in 13 Canadian families struggling with food insecurity, it is imperative that we ensure that no family, no child goes hungry. Hosted at 14  […]

The Vancouver Sun Run Supports The Salvation Army

Posted on 11th April 2016, by British Columbia
Vancouver Sun Run 2015
The Vancouver Sun Run is Canada’s biggest start line with more than 50,000 participants expected at the event on April 17th. This Run which promotes health, fitness and community spirit invites everyone to join in the fun and ‘share your layers’ with The Salvation Army. Participants are encouraged to layer up the clothing items that  […]
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Charity ‘put a light in me,’ says single mom

Posted on 15th December 2015, by British Columbia
When Nelson mom Nichole Hunt “very suddenly” split from her partner last year, she knew it wouldn’t be much of a Christmas for her young son.A few months after the devastating break-up in July 2014, she decided to move from Trail back to Nelson to be closer to friends and family.While the big move cut  […]
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TELUS supports The Salvation Army with $147,000 donation!

Posted on 20th November 2015, by British Columbia
  Vancouver, BC | November 16, 2015 –  TELUS employees help The Salvation Army in so many ways and in so many different locations across Canada: they volunteer with us, they provide gifts of socks and toiletries for our shelters, they coach at risk children about Internet awareness at our summer camps, and they give generously  […]
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William Booth Luncheon a Success

Posted on 26th October 2015, by British Columbia
The 2015 William Booth Society Luncheon was held at The Vancouver Club on October 15. The event  focused on honouring our generous donors for their contribution to The Salvation Army in British Columbia; as well as hosting guests like Her Honour, the Honourable Judith Guichon Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia. Our guest speaker was past  […]
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Vancouver, British Columbia | October 7, 2015 — The Vancouver Canadians Professional Baseball Club in partnership with Safeway delivered family-sized turkeys as part of the annual ‘Canadians Thanksgiving’ on Wednesday, October 7 at 12:30pm to The Salvation Army Vancouver Community and Family Services. Canadians front office staff was on-hand, in joining a number of volunteers from  […]
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