Santa Shuffle 2016

We had a great time at Santa Shuffle and Elk Walk on Saturday, December 3rd at the Townsend Park. A wonderful turnout, raising funds for the Foodbank. Thanks to all who brave the 5 K run or the 1 K walk! Thank you, the Thank you Santa and Rudy (Rudolph), for stopping by and encouraging us!!!

Shred-a-thon December 2016

Great time at the Shred-a-thon on Saturday, Dec 3rd at the Cottonwood Mall! We raised $2121 and brought in many boxes of non-perishable food. Thanks to the City of Chilliwack, Cottonwood Mall and Emterra!!

Chilliwack Healthier Communities

Chilliwack Healthier Communities (CHC) which The Salvation Army Chilliwack partners with, actively addresses the most persistent issues affecting the health and well-being of our community and its residents through public education, collaboration and service integration. This video talks about community needs and collaborations.

More on Homelessness – 89.5 The Drive

homelessnessTim Bohr, Director of Community Ministries for the Chilliwack Salvation Army dropped by the Breakfast Club on 89.5 The Drive yesterday (October 3, 2016) to talk about the homeless situation in Chilliwack.

Food Items Needed for Foodbank!

fruits-and-vegetables The Salvation Army Chilliwack Foodbank is desperately needing food items for the food bank.  We seriously need things with protein: canned meat, peanut butter, beans etc, canned vegetables, soup, noodles, breakfast items, coffee and tea and pretty much EVERYTHING!! We are accepting food items at The Salvation Army Care and Share Centre, 45746 Yale Road, Monday to Friday between 9 am to 12 noon and 12:30 to 4 pm.

Headlines from Salvation Army in Canada

Note: These links will take you to the National SA website.

  • Walmart Canada Helps The Salvation Army Fill the Kettle -

    TORONTO, December 14, 2016 ― On Saturday, December 17, Walmart Canada will match donations made by individuals to Salvation Army Christmas kettles located in its stores nationwide up to a maximum of $100,000.

    In addition, Walmart Canada will contribute $80,000 to CTV Toy Mountain in Toronto, Ottawa, Vancouver and Winnipeg. This will support the purchase of new toys that will be distributed to children in need this Christmas.

    “Since 2007, Walmart Canada and its customers have donated more than $22 million to [...]

  • Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign Surpasses $21-Million Goal -

    Toronto, ON January 10, 2017 – The Salvation Army is pleased to announce that it raised over $23.5 million nationally through its Christmas Kettle Campaign, surpassing its $21-million goal.

    “We are truly grateful for the continued support of our donors, volunteers and community partners, who enable us to help 1.9 million struggling Canadians during the Christmas season and throughout the year,” says Commissioner Susan McMillan, Territorial Commander for The Salvation Army in Canada and Bermuda.  

    As demand for services continues to grow [...]

  • Hope is Born -

    The birth of the Christ Child makes peace and forgiveness possible.

    by General André Cox

    For children in many countries around the world, Christmas is a time of great anticipation and excitement.

    Christmas is rightly emphasized with the joy of children, for the wonderful story of Christmas is about the coming of the Christ Child of whom we read in Luke’s Gospel:

    “At that time Emperor Augustus ordered a census to be taken throughout the Roman Empire. When this first census took place, [...]