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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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In Need of Non-Perishable Food Donations

Each year in British Columbia, The Salvation Army assists over 538, 835 families and provides over 1,587,443 meals for the hungry.  With your help, we are able to continue providing emergency food support to residents of Vancouver and Burnaby.  Currently,

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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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Thank-You BC Chiropractic Association!

A BIG thanks once again to the BC Chiropractic Association for their generous contribution of $65,000.00 towards the 2014 Back-To-School Supplies campaign!  – Each September, many parents struggle to equip their children with the proper supplies to begin the school

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Staff Enjoy 2014 Hope In The City Breakfast With Local Sponsors

The Hope in the City Breakfast has become a special Christmas tradition, whereby Vancouver’s business community join together to ring in the holiday season, raise funds and awareness while, celebrating the work of The Salvation Army.  The Salvation Army appreciates

Posted in Community Events, Donate

The Province Empty Stocking Fund Christmas 2014

A BIG thanks to The Province Empty Stocking Fund and its donors for donating over $38, 000.00 to ensure that those in need this season are given the gift of Christmas.

Posted in Donate, Programs & Services
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