A friend of the Army.

Posted on 8th May 2014, by British Columbia
One of The Salvation Army’s greatest friends and advocates is Mrs. Anne Lippert. Tonight, Anne will be receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 17th Annual AWF Peak Awards. Anne has actively supported The Salvation Army in British Columbia for 28 years. Her varied roles include her volunteering on our Grace Hospital Board, Greater Vancouver  […]
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Going green.

Posted on 5th May 2014, by British Columbia
With much pride, we extend Congratulations to The Salvation Army Alberni Valley for winning the Green Award at the Alberni Valley Chamber of Commerce’s annual Community Excellence Awards. The Salvation Army has served the community for more than 14 years in this community and has continued to share the importance of green initiatives such as,  […]
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A place to call home.

Posted on 30th April 2014, by British Columbia
Jennifer Hillier of The Salvation Army’s Kate Booth House received a cheque for more than $3,000 from Bill Binnie and Chris Simmons of Royal LePage Westside. Royal LePage is a real estate company that helps people find their dream home. For those who do not have a safe and peaceful home, Royal LePage is also  […]
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Craftsman Collision supports The Salvation Army by raising $148,000.

Posted on 4th April 2014, by British Columbia
For the past five years, Craftsman Collision has hosted the Make A Dent Food Drive in partnership with Overwaitea Foods, benefiting The Salvation Army.  Thus far, the campaign effort has raised an overwhelming $148,000 for The Salvation Army in British Columbia. The day long food drive event has proven to be an anticipated and highly  […]
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CANstruction Puts a Big Dent in Hunger in Kelowna.

Posted on 28th February 2014, by British Columbia
The results from CANstruction Kelowna 2014 are in and the committee are all smiles.  Canstruction Kelowna is a partnership between the Rotary Club of Kelowna, the Rotary Club of Kelowna Foundation, Save-On-Foods, The Kelowna Community Food Bank, The Westside Community Food Bank and The Kelowna Salvation Army.   This incredible design/build competition raised over 18,000 cans  […]
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Saanich’s Command Unit now with The Salvation Army.

Posted on 25th February 2014, by British Columbia
The Salvation Army would like to thank the Saanich Fire Department for generously donating their emergency command unit to The Salvation Army’s Emergency Disaster Program. In a small ceremony on Friday Feb 21st, Mayor Frank Leonard and Saanich Fire Chief Michael Burgess handed the keys to Majors Ed and Kathie Chiu of The Salvation Army  […]
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Thank you Dekora.

Posted on 13th February 2014, by British Columbia
Thank you Dekora, one of Canada’s leading home staging companies, for partnering with The Salvation Army and for your generous donation of furniture and accessories to furnish and ‘stage’ a unit in The Salvation Army Esther’s Place.   Esther’s Place is a shelter residence for women and kids fleeing domestic abuse. The Salvation Army is committed  […]
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Donations for New West fire victims.

Posted on 4th February 2014, by British Columbia
Donations have been pouring in for victims of Friday’s fire in Uptown New Westminster that left 36 people homeless. It wasn’t long before they had more than enough. Way more than enough. The response and support from the community and the City of New Westminster has been overwhelming.  “We have piles of clothes and now  […]
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The Coldest Night of the Year.

Posted on 27th January 2014, by British Columbia
This year, The Salvation Army in Chilliwack, Maple Ridge and The Gateway of Hope in Langley will be participating in a National Campaign known as The Coldest Night of the Year. This will be The Gateway of Hope’s first year participating in the event and they need your help! Coldest Night of the Year is  […]
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Local singer gives back to The Salvation Army.

Posted on 14th January 2014, by British Columbia
The Salvation Army in British Columbia is always grateful for not only the community support we receive, but the inspiration we witness when young people get involved, give back and are passionate about helping those in need. One of those individuals is 13-year-old Olivia Penalva from Vernon.  Olivia is a talented singer and in seeing  […]
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