Northern Centre of Hope needs your support.

Posted on 27th May 2013, by British Columbia
The Salvation Army’s new housing initiative in Fort St. John, The Northern Centre of Hope, has begun its community campaign and is asking for your support. Please join us in supporting this important project which is vitally needed in the growing community. Your gift may be given directly to the campaign office, by phone or  […]
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TELUS Day of Giving impacts local communities.

Posted on 27th May 2013, by British Columbia
It began with a group of people and an idea. Then the initiators rallied their coworkers. Since its inception in 2006, TELUS Day of Giving has mobilized more than 65,000 Canadian team members, retirees, family and friends to volunteer on the front-lines of the communities they live, work and serve in. On the last Saturday  […]
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Freedom Gala inspires.

Posted on 22nd May 2013, by British Columbia
The inaugural Freedom Gala benefiting The Salvation Army’s efforts to combat human trafficking was a success.  On this night, hundreds of attendees joined with a collective goal of bringing about awareness, education and action.   Held at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre Hotel, the grand room was a buzz with the chatter of influential members of  […]
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55% of Salvation Army Programs see an increase in need.

Posted on 22nd May 2013, by British Columbia
A new report from The Salvation Army, released as part of Dignity Month, reveals that despite a rebounding economy, many Canadian families and young people are still struggling to make ends meet. “Youth in Need: The Economic Challenges,” revealed that since the recession began in 2008, 55 percent of Salvation Army youth programs in Canada  […]
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On May 1st, UsedVictoria.com donated items collected from its site, www.usedvictoria.com, to the Salvation Army, fulfilling a wish list for the Beacon of Hope House. Recently, the Beacon of Hope House moved from Vic West to Saanich and the items donated by UsedVictoria.com will transform the facility into a home for the male youth who  […]

Salvation Army to focus on Hunger Awareness Week.

Posted on 6th May 2013, by British Columbia
Today marks the beginning of Hunger Awareness Week, May 6 – 10, and The Salvation Army is encouraging all Canadians to take a moment to recognize all of those who go hungry or who do not know where their next meal will come from. May represents Dignity Month, a time of year when The Salvation  […]
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TSBC + OK Tire Host Tire Round-Up.

Posted on 30th April 2013, by British Columbia
3 Round-Ups. 1 Day. Saturday, May 11th. This Saturday, TSBC and OK Tire will be making the big ‘spring clean’ all the more convenient, Tire Stewardship BC (TSBC) and OK Tire are partnering up for three Tire Round-Ups to be held in Burnaby, Vancouver and New Westminster. Residents are encouraged to scour their basements and  […]
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Thank you for your donations.

Posted on 29th April 2013, by British Columbia
Thank you to all the participants at this year’s Vancouver Sun Run who collectively donated 4021.5 lbs of clothing to The Salvation Army. To learn about other ways to give and where you can drop off gently used clothing items, please click here.  
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Burnaby Fire donation update.

Posted on 25th February 2013, by British Columbia
If you would like to make a furniture donation to victims of the Burnaby fire and require pick up service, please contact Salvation Army partner, Ray at 604.294.3087 – please be aware that there will be a charge applied. If you are able to drop off furniture or household items, please call Ray for an  […]
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Salvation Army to assist victims of Burnaby Fire.

Posted on 19th February 2013, by British Columbia
A three alarm fire destroyed 35 pet friendly units in a Burnaby apartment early Sunday morning.  The fire at the Greenacre Apartments, 3526 Smith Avenue, killing numerous pets while destroying the residence. Burnaby assistant fire chief, Ken Moore, shared that aside from a couple cases of smoke inhalation, there were no reports of serious injuries.  All  […]
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