Santa Shuffle 2017

2017 Chilliwack Chiefs Golf Tournament

7th Annual Chilliwack Chiefs Golf Tournament turned out to be very successful!  Thank you all for participating!  Below are the pictures at the golf course:

 

2016 Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards!

Congratulations to The Salvation Army Care and Share Centre! Don Armstrong accepts on behalf of the Care and Share Centre, the 2016 Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Aware for Not-for-Profit/Service Agencies.

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!!

Headlines from Salvation Army in Canada

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

  • Adult Literacy Course Boosts Self-Esteem and Social Equality -

    Imagine, at age 59, being unable to spell boat, step or help. “It feels disgusting when you can’t read or write,” says Bob. “But now I’m doing something about it.”

    Bob is a participant in The Salvation Army’s STages Education Program (STEP) in Winnipeg. The community-based adult literacy program is open to anyone with a low literacy level, usually below Grade 6.

    “Literacy gives people a foundation where they have skills, self-worth and realize their goals,” says Carley, LEEP teacher. “Things they [...]

  • Salvation Army Responds as Worst Flooding in South Asia for 30 Years Leaves Millions Homeless -

    After weeks of relentless monsoon downpours, vast parts of India, Bangladesh and Nepal are under water and more than 40 million people have been affected by the floods. Many of them have lost their homes and livelihoods and, with essential service facilities being overwhelmed, people’s lives are in immediate danger.   

    Salvation Army emergency relief teams are being deployed in selected areas of Bangladesh and India to set up distribution points to provide basic necessities.

    In the Chittagong area, Bangladesh, funding has [...]

  • Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Personnel from Canada Deployed to Florida Following Hurricane Irma Destruction -

    More than half a million meals have been served by The Salvation Army to people who have been displaced or have had their homes damaged by Hurricane Irma in south-eastern states of the USA. This is in addition to The Salvation Army’s ongoing emergency response in many of the Caribbean islands and in reaction to Hurricane Harvey in Texas.

    Salvation Army teams are now transitioning into response, establishing staging areas across Florida, which include Naples, Fort Myers, Key West and Keystone [...]