2018 Christmas Wrap Up

Posted on 28th January 2019, by British Columbia
Two young girls in Santa hats with Christmas Kettle
The Christmas season has come and gone but now we can fondly look back at another great season where the generous support of numerous donors, volunteers, and hard working staff around British Columbia helped make an incredible impact on the lives of so many. Christmas Kettles For many, the most recognizable part of the holiday season is  […]

Valley First Staff Makes a Difference in Penticton

Posted on 9th October 2015, by British Columbia
Valley First and its community program Feed The Valley has been an integral support to The Salvation Army Community Food Bank in Penticton for more than five years.  Almost 65,000 pounds of food has been collected and more than $943,000 has been donated since the launch of the Feed The Valley program in March 2010. Valley  […]
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10,822 Cans Collected.

Posted on 13th January 2015, by British Columbia
10000 Night
This year’s 10,000 Tonight Food Drive almost reached 11,000 cans of collected goods! Students from Penticton and Princess Margaret secondary schools collected a combined total of 10,822 non-perishable food items, plus cash donations, for The Salvation Army food bank in their annual door-to-door canvass. Andrea Devito, vice-principal at Penticton Secondary School, said students and organizers  […]
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Just peachy!

Posted on 24th August 2012, by British Columbia
The Fresh from the Farm program in Penticton, British Columbia is loading up with fresh fruit by engaging over 30 youth in the summer effort.  McCains and Food Banks Canada granted the Penticton Salvation Army $5,000 to cover the cost of gas, canning supplies, and food safe for all of the young participants of this program.  […]
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Apricot season is here!

Posted on 23rd August 2011, by British Columbia
Take a look at the efforts taking place during apricot season in Penticton as this ministry has been asked to be a feature program during local events happening in partnership with Food Banks Canada, Organics Week and bake sales.  Organic Orchardist, Ted Abbott, of Abbott Acres in Keremeos, gave his time and resources as they  […]

Blessings of the Harvest Season

Posted on 4th August 2011, by British Columbia
The Salvation Army Penticton recently received a $5,000 grant from the Community Foundation of the South Okanagan to create a child care centre at our new Community Kitchen. The Community Kitchen, which operates out of The Salvation Army Church at 2469 South Main in Penticton, is a place for volunteer mentors and participants to come  […]