Salvation Army

A donation of food items worth $2,900 was made to the Salvation Army via Eldho’s Your Independent Grocer’s ‘food box program’ on Jan. 25, 2021. From left: Reanne Tanton, Stinu K. Johny, Eldho Thankachan, Unni Ramachandran. (Courtesy of Eldho Thankachan and Reanne Tanton)

‘Anything that we can do for the community’: Eldho’s grocer program helps fill food bank needs

Eldho’s Your Independent Grocer donated $2,900 worth of food in January through the program

 

Unhoused residents are at an increased risk of harm during cold or snowy weather. (Black Press Media file photo)

Salvation Army responds to extreme weather in B.C., readies temporary shelters

Support organization concerned for at-risk residents provincewide

 

Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy program facilitator Laura Vaughan lies surrounded by book packages from the 2020 book drive in Fernie. (Courtesy of Chrisy Hill)

Books for Christmas: program that brings books to food bank hampers expands

The Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy has expanded its program to Tobacco Plains and Elkford

 

Marianne Agnew was playing a ukulele and wearing Christmas attire while volunteering for the 2021 Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign at Eldho’s Your Independent Grocer. She volunteered through Mountainside Community Church. It was the first year a tap-option was available for Fernie kettles. (Joshua Fischlin/The Free Press)

Fernie Christmas Kettle Campaign ongoing

There are three kettles around Fernie, two of which have a tap option

Marianne Agnew was playing a ukulele and wearing Christmas attire while volunteering for the 2021 Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign at Eldho’s Your Independent Grocer. She volunteered through Mountainside Community Church. It was the first year a tap-option was available for Fernie kettles. (Joshua Fischlin/The Free Press)
“That money has to last 365 days a year, because that’s how many days we’re on the street helping vulnerable individuals.” (Breanna Himmelright/Black Press Media)

Salvation Army kicks off red kettle campaign with extra flood donation goal

Divisional secretary Mike Leland says this year’s need is ‘through the roof’

  • Nov 22, 2021
“That money has to last 365 days a year, because that’s how many days we’re on the street helping vulnerable individuals.” (Breanna Himmelright/Black Press Media)
An automated donation stand for the Salvation Army is seen on the way out of a grocery store in Montreal, on Monday, December 21, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

‘We have to act now’: Salvation Army still $11M short of Christmas fundraising goal

Charity said that the need for services has doubled in some areas

An automated donation stand for the Salvation Army is seen on the way out of a grocery store in Montreal, on Monday, December 21, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
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Iconic Salvation Army fundraiser faces increased demand, challenges due to COVID-19

Charity says it has not seen an increase in demand like this for decades

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According to Wren Dirks, there is never a closing date to donating to the Salvation Army. (File Photo)

First Responders Food Drive kicks off Nov. 19

Donations collected will go towards the Salvation Army’s annual Christmas Hampers

According to Wren Dirks, there is never a closing date to donating to the Salvation Army. (File Photo)
June 5 is National Doughnut Day. (Black Press Media file photo)

National Doughnut Day pays tribute to those on frontlines of First World War

The Salvation Army will be handing out doughnuts to community partners on Friday

June 5 is National Doughnut Day. (Black Press Media file photo)
A heartfelt reunion, as Lt. Sabrina Silvey and Roma Dawe of the Prince Rupert Salvation Army give Oliver Stewart his mother’s long-lost, handmade regalia. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)

Family reclaims stolen First Nations regalia found at thrift store

Salvation Army finds Indigenous regalia that was stolen from a Prince Rupert home three years ago

A heartfelt reunion, as Lt. Sabrina Silvey and Roma Dawe of the Prince Rupert Salvation Army give Oliver Stewart his mother’s long-lost, handmade regalia. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)