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How To Donate to The Alberta Fire Response

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Wishing You a Happy New Year!

Dear Friends, The Salvation Army Vancouver Community & Family Services thanks you for your generous contributions this past Christmas and throughout 2015.  Your ongoing commitment allows us to reach out to those in our community who need it most.  Click

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Ways To Help This Christmas

Dear friend, Generations of Canadians have made donating to The Salvation Army their favourite way to help suffering individuals and families during the holidays. And it’s a wonderful Christmas tradition… Children who would otherwise be overlooked get to experience the

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Zipline Rides at QE Park Raise Funds for Toy Mountain

Tuesday, August 18th – In support of Toy Mountain 2015, CTV Vancouver teamed with Greenheart International Development Corporation FlightLinez Vancouver.  100% of the proceeds from the zipline rides through Queen Elizabeth Park were generously donated to The Salvation Army to

Posted in Community Events, Donate, Programs & Services

6th Annual Backpack & School Supply Drive

Each fall, many parents struggle to equip their children with the proper supplies to begin the school year.  Therefore, each summer we aim to ease this stress for families living in Vancouver and Burnaby by distributing backpacks filled with essential

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‘Growing Your Own Hanging Garden’ with Carefree Greenery Ltd.

Thursday, July 16 – A BIG thanks to Don Mitchell and Merrilee York of Carefree Greenery Ltd. for demonstrating how to construct a hanging garden using a plastic bag, and fertilizer, along with tomato and marigold plants. The ‘Growing Your

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Help Change a Life—Send a Child to Camp

Summer is here and Salvation Army camps are gearing up to provide vulnerable children with the time of their life.  Just one camp experience can change a child’s life forever. Kids learn valuable, life-long lessons at camp. “There was more

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‘Growing Your Own Food Bank’

A BIG thanks to Vancouver Coastal Health – Healthy Living Program  for approving a $4,000.00 grant to help support our Community Gardening Club and `Growing Your Own Food Bank’ initiative.  The project is scheduled to operate from June, 2015 to

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Kay Grieve Awarded The Volunteer Of The Year 2015 Service Award

CONGRATULATIONS to Kay Grieve for being awarded The Salvation Army Vancouver Community & Family Services Volunteer Of The Year 2015 Service Award!  We thank-you for your outstanding services and your ongoing commitment to the Christmas Kettle Campaign.

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YWCA Youth Give Back To Community Through Food Drive

A BIG thanks to the grade 7 students of Sexsmith School enrolled in the YWCA‘s after school programs ‘Welcome To My Life‘ and ‘Boys For Real!’  Leaders Amanda and Annina challenged the group to coordinate a community service project that

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