Salvation Army

From left to right, Salvation Army Captain Matt Kean, Chilliwack Food Bank co-ordinator Don Armstrong, Chilliwack farmer Larissa Garcia, and Captain Fiona Kean. (BC Egg photo)

EDITORIAL: Food needs exist throughout the year, not just at Christmas

‘Social assistance funding, pension rates, housing costs all contribute to the need for food banks’

  • Dec 10, 2022

 

The Salvation Army kettle campaign will once again be seen in front of BC Liquor stores. (The News files)

Kettle campaign bell ringers now allowed in front of liquor stores across B.C.

Liquor Distribution Branch reverses decision, will welcome Salvation Army

 

Stuart Richardson (right) watches a saxophone quartet play at ValleyFair Mall in Maple Ridge as bellringers for the Salvation Army. (Neil Corbett/The News)

Salvation Army not allowed in front of BC Liquor stores this Christmas

Liquor branch says it already has campaign for food banks, Share-a-Bear

Stuart Richardson (right) watches a saxophone quartet play at ValleyFair Mall in Maple Ridge as bellringers for the Salvation Army. (Neil Corbett/The News)
From left to right, Salvation Army Captain Matt Kean, Chilliwack Food Bank co-ordinator Don Armstrong, Chilliwack farmer Larissa Garcia, and Captain Fiona Kean. (BC Egg photo)

600,000 eggs donated by farmers to food banks across B.C. by end of 2022

‘We don’t want any parents to be in a position where they can’t feed their kids’ - Chilliwack egg farmer

From left to right, Salvation Army Captain Matt Kean, Chilliwack Food Bank co-ordinator Don Armstrong, Chilliwack farmer Larissa Garcia, and Captain Fiona Kean. (BC Egg photo)
Ron Sestrap jingles a bell during a two-hour shift of volunteering for the Salvation Army kettle campaign in 2018. Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News
Ron Sestrap jingles a bell during a two-hour shift of volunteering for the Salvation Army kettle campaign in 2018. Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News
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

Unhoused residents are at an increased risk of harm during cold or snowy weather. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Chilliwack Fire Department was collecting food for the Salvation Army in front of Save-On-Foods in Salish Plaza on Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Emergency responders collect more than 10,000 items for Chilliwack Food Bank

‘Once again, Chilliwack residents displayed amazing generosity’ in annual food drive

The Chilliwack Fire Department was collecting food for the Salvation Army in front of Save-On-Foods in Salish Plaza on Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
“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
Jag Deol, owner of Sangam Restaurant and Catering, is collecting non-perishable food items for the Chilliwack Salvation Army at both his restaurant locations. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Chilliwack restaurant hosts food drive for Salvation Army

Sangam restaurant will match all donations of non-perishable food that come in

Jag Deol, owner of Sangam Restaurant and Catering, is collecting non-perishable food items for the Chilliwack Salvation Army at both his restaurant locations. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

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

THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
The Chilliwack Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign kicks off on Nov. 20, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progess file)

Volunteers sought for Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign in Chilliwack

Money will be collected throughout Chilliwack from Nov. 20 until Christmas Eve

The Chilliwack Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign kicks off on Nov. 20, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progess file)
Chilliwack Salvation Army food bank coordinator, Don Armstrong (seen here with Nikki Rekman in front of a van full of food hampers for children on April 8, 2020), is gearing up for a drive-through item giveaway. The local Sally Ann will be handing out free Tide laundry detergent, eggs and toothpaste on Aug. 15, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Chilliwack Salvation Army to give away free laundry detergent and more at drive-thru event

They will be handing out Tide detergent, toothpaste and eggs to anyone who is in need

Chilliwack Salvation Army food bank coordinator, Don Armstrong (seen here with Nikki Rekman in front of a van full of food hampers for children on April 8, 2020), is gearing up for a drive-through item giveaway. The local Sally Ann will be handing out free Tide laundry detergent, eggs and toothpaste on Aug. 15, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Youth Pastor Jon Kornelsen helps unload boxes of food during Central Community Church’s Stuff-a-Truck food drive on Saturday, June 27, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Drive-thru food drive for Chilliwack Salvation Army happening now

Items greatly needed for food drive which runs today until 4 p.m. at Central Community Church

Youth Pastor Jon Kornelsen helps unload boxes of food during Central Community Church’s Stuff-a-Truck food drive on Saturday, June 27, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
A woman (right) donates a bag of food to the third annual Stuff the Truck food drive spearheaded by Central Community Church on May 30, 2015 at Save-On Foods in downtown Chilliwack. (Jenna Hauck/ Progress file)

Chilliwack church hosts drive-thru food drive to benefit Salvation Army

Central Community Church is gearing up for its Stuff A Truck food drive

A woman (right) donates a bag of food to the third annual Stuff the Truck food drive spearheaded by Central Community Church on May 30, 2015 at Save-On Foods in downtown Chilliwack. (Jenna Hauck/ Progress file)
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)
Warren Schatz, business manager with Chilliwack Salvation Army, shows some of the 9,955 dozen eggs that they will be giving away to first responders on Saturday. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Salvation Army hands out eggs, cheese to first responders in Chilliwack

The Chilliwack Sally Ann has nearly 10,000 dozen eggs and 4,000 pounds of cheese to give away

Warren Schatz, business manager with Chilliwack Salvation Army, shows some of the 9,955 dozen eggs that they will be giving away to first responders on Saturday. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
Chilliwack community partners are coming together to feed kids and deliver food hampers to 23 schools. (Black Press files)

Chilliwack partners unite to make sure kids don’t go hungry during the pandemic

Food donations to be dropped off Tuesday, April 7, at Salvation Army Church on Brooks Avenue

Chilliwack community partners are coming together to feed kids and deliver food hampers to 23 schools. (Black Press files)
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)
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