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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

YWAM Idaho Feeds The Hungry at Community Drop-In Breakfast

A BIG thank-you to the 10 members of Youth With A Mission Canada and Youth With A Mission Idaho who volunteered at the Community Drop-In Breakfast this morning.  Along with serving over 100 meals, the group also prepared over 50

Posted in Programs & Services, Volunteer

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

Posted in Donate, Programs & Services

‘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

Posted in Donate, Programs & Services, Volunteer

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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Volunteer Opportunities for Web & Graphic Design, and Digital Marketing Students and Alumni

Currently, we are seeking volunteers to aid us in the enhancement of our website www.salvationarmyvcfs.com and the development of strategies and digital marketing tools pertaining to seasonal programs, such as our Christmas Kettle Campaign.  We are looking for students and alumni

Posted in Programs & Services, Volunteer

TELUS Days of Giving

A BIG thanks to the 19 TELUS employees who volunteered at the Community Drop-In Breakfast on May 20th, 22nd, and 25th and  served over 300 meals.  “We give where we live to improve the lives of youth and their communities.

Posted in Programs & Services, Volunteer

‘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

Posted in Donate, Programs & Services

Hope + Faith: A BC Divisional Newsletter (June 2015)

Posted in Programs & Services

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.

Posted in Donate, Programs & Services, Volunteer
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