Salvation Army

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

 

Salvation Army Nanaimo seeks registrants and volunteers for its Christmas Dinner for Shut-ins, taking place Dec. 24. (Stock photo)

Registrants, volunteers sought for Salvation Army Christmas dinner for shut-ins

Food, gifts to be delivered to home-bound seniors, shut-ins in Nanaimo Christmas Eve

 

“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

 

Dawne Anderson, Nanaimo Salvation Army envoy, displays payment options available to people who want to make donations to this year’s Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Drive, which runs until Dec. 24. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Jingle bells in Nanaimo signal start of Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Drive

Kettles will be at 21 locations around the city from now until Christmas Eve

Dawne Anderson, Nanaimo Salvation Army envoy, displays payment options available to people who want to make donations to this year’s Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Drive, which runs until Dec. 24. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
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
Dawne Anderson, Salvation Army envoy in Nanaimo, says organizers for this Christmas Kettle Campaign are finding ways to cope with COVID-19 conditions during the organization’s biggest annual fundraiser. The charity will accept contributions online and with tap-equipped electronic transaction machines at kettle locations. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign carrying on in Nanaimo under COVID-19 conditions

COVID-19 will impact kettle drive operations, but the organization is finding work-arounds

Dawne Anderson, Salvation Army envoy in Nanaimo, says organizers for this Christmas Kettle Campaign are finding ways to cope with COVID-19 conditions during the organization’s biggest annual fundraiser. The charity will accept contributions online and with tap-equipped electronic transaction machines at kettle locations. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
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
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)
The Salvation Army in Nanaimo says it is serving meals to 400 people per day during the pandemic. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Nanaimo Salvation Army sees 400 a day using meal program, needs donations

Dawne Anderson, fundraising and promo coordinator, says more clients being fed during pandemic

The Salvation Army in Nanaimo says it is serving meals to 400 people per day during the pandemic. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
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)