Salvation Army

Dan Donkers and Andrea Voss of the Salvation Army’s Gateway of Hope in Langley organized the annual Kettle Campaign. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Generosity means Langley Christmas Kettle Campaign exceeds goal by $46,000

The Salvation Army’s Gateway of Hope will put the cash towards local programs

 

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

 

Bad weather this year could catch Langley’s homeless without enough shelter space due to COVID-19 concerns. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley needs new site for Emergency Weather Response shelter

COVID distancing concerns have maxed out existing shelter spaces

 

Dan Donkers and Andrea Voss of the Salvation Army’s Gateway of Hope in langley are getting ready for the annual Kettle Campaign. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Kettle campaign includes online element in Langley

Watch for bell ringers, or donate via the web

Dan Donkers and Andrea Voss of the Salvation Army’s Gateway of Hope in langley are getting ready for the annual Kettle Campaign. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
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)
Langley Salvation Army church hosts ‘drop off and drive on’ event for food bank

Langley Salvation Army church hosts ‘drop off and drive on’ event for food bank

The Willows Church held a food drive in place of Sunday service

Langley Salvation Army church hosts ‘drop off and drive on’ event for food bank
Salvation Army is asking the public to refrain from leaving items outside closed stores and donation bins. (Black Press Media file)

Stop dropping off donations outside closed stores and bins, Salvation Army says

Organization remains closed due to coronavirus pandemic

Salvation Army is asking the public to refrain from leaving items outside closed stores and donation bins. (Black Press Media file)
Gateway of Hope support worker Darren Skahl set out blankets and sleeping mat at the Langley shelter during a previous weather alert in Langley. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley shelter opens extra beds for extreme weather alert

Falling temperatures prompted the opening of the shelter’s extra beds

Gateway of Hope support worker Darren Skahl set out blankets and sleeping mat at the Langley shelter during a previous weather alert in Langley. (Langley Advance Times files)
Gateway of Hope support worker Darren Skahl set out blankets and sleeping mat at the Langley shelter during a previous weather alert in Langley. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley shelter opens extra beds for extreme weather alert

Heavy rain prompted the opening of the shelter’s extra beds

Gateway of Hope support worker Darren Skahl set out blankets and sleeping mat at the Langley shelter during a previous weather alert in Langley. (Langley Advance Times files)
Salvation Army Gateway of Hope is looking for towel donations to use for their community shower program. (Gateway of Hope/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Salvation Army Gateway of Hope in need of towel donations

People can bring new or used towels to 5787 Langley Bypass weekdays for the shelter’s shower program

Salvation Army Gateway of Hope is looking for towel donations to use for their community shower program. (Gateway of Hope/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Langley shelter opens daytime warming centre for homeless

Langley shelter opens daytime warming centre for homeless

Freezing temperatures prompted the extra service

Langley shelter opens daytime warming centre for homeless
Carl Pauls notes that this year there will be eight debit/credit card readers with kettles for people to make donations around Langley. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Campaign on to fill Salvation Army kettles in Langley

The annual fundraising drive aims to collect $180,000 for local programs

Carl Pauls notes that this year there will be eight debit/credit card readers with kettles for people to make donations around Langley. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
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)