Happy Trails.

Posted on 12th November 2014, by British Columbia
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A BIG thanks to Trail Appliances at Grandview and Rupert for donating a NEW 30″ Frigidaire Range to The Salvation Army Vancouver Community and Family Services unit! With the previous range no longer operable, this generous donation allows Vancouver Community and Family Services to continue hosting the Community Drop-In Breakfast, which operates every Monday, Wednesday, and  […]
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Thun Family donation supports Prince George.

Posted on 6th November 2014, by British Columbia
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Cameron Thun has a simple reason for continuing to contribute to the Salvation Army and other local groups.  “I want to make the world a better place,” says the local businessman. “I know it sounds corny, but that’s why.” Thun and his family were at the new Salvation Army Community Ministries Centre on 18th Avenue  […]
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160 pairs of socks to those less fortunate.

Posted on 17th October 2014, by British Columbia
Your City Sports Sock Donation
The Langley Minor Lacrosse Association and Your City Sports teamed up to donate 160 pairs of new socks to The Salvation Army Gateway of Hope homeless shelter in Langley. The association had ordered custom-made socks for their seven-on-seven field lacrosse jamboree through Your City Sports, a Surrey-based business. For every pair that was purchased, Your  […]
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Thank You to the Donnelly Group for 14 Years of Support!

Posted on 15th October 2014, by British Columbia
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The Salvation Army wishes to express a sincere Thank You to the Donnelly Group for 14 years of support, seeing an overwhelming total of $275,000 in donations through the Donnelly Group’s Annual Toy Drive. “The Toy Drive is a highly anticipated event amongst our staff – everyone goes above and beyond to help a child  […]
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100 Turkeys for families in need.

Posted on 10th October 2014, by British Columbia
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A BIG Thank You to The Vancouver Canadians Baseball Club in cooperation with Safeway Canada as they handed out 100 family-sized turkeys on Thursday afternoon to local families in need at The Salvation Army Vancouver Community and Family Services. The Canadians and Safeway Canada have taken pride in working together for the past 7 years  […]
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Gleaning results in Vernon.

Posted on 10th October 2014, by British Columbia
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The Salvation Army Gleaning program promotes produce sharing in the Vernon community while reducing waste.   Since June 2nd, 9240 lbs. of fresh produce has been donated from local farmers! The project harvests and distributes fresh fruits and vegetables that would otherwise go to waste.  Produce is picked by volunteer gleaners and then distributed to  […]
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Putting a “Dent” in hunger.

Posted on 2nd September 2014, by British Columbia
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On Saturday, September 13th from 1:00-5:00pm 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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Hoops for Hope.

Posted on 22nd August 2014, by British Columbia
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The Salvation Army wishes to thank Subway for their support through our inner city youth basketball camp. In providing delicious lunches, this enabled The Salvation Army to have an inclusive camp by ensuring each person has healthy and nutritious food no matter what their background is. Each day, players were excited for the subs after  […]
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Gateway of Hope Rides into History.

Posted on 14th August 2014, by British Columbia
Set against the backdrop of the Fort Langley National Historic Site, the Ride into History team and volunteers welcomed approx. 80 classic cars and trucks and 90 motorcycles into the Fort Orchard to show off their showpieces. Locals and travelers came out to hear the tunes of the Dave Anthony Band as well as our  […]
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Siege Day for The Sally Ann.

Posted on 5th August 2014, by British Columbia
On July 11, 2014 the UVic Engineering Students’ Society held its 4th annual Siege Day to raise funds for The Salvation Army. Siege Day started in 2011 at UVic with students designing and building a catapult. In 2012, students altered the traditional catapult into a slingshot and designed and built a trebuchet. Both are made  […]
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