Salvation Army

A donation of 20 pairs of boots was made to the Salvation Army in Maple Ridge by Mamas for Mamas in Vancouver. (Salvation Army Ridge Meadows Ministries/Special to The News)

Boot donation to Salvation Army in Maple Ridge will help children this winter

Around 20 pairs donated to Salvation Army Ridge Meadows Ministries

 

Salvation Army Ridge Meadows Ministries team handed out water bottles to all who wanted them at Maple Ridge’s Memorial Peace Park on Thursday afternoon. (Ronan O’Doherty - The News)

VIDEO: Salvation Army ramps up for hot weekend in Maple Ridge

Headquarters on Lougheed Highway will be open as cooling centre, bottles of water to be distributed

 

Salvation Army Ridge Meadows Ministeries team celebrates the first inaugural Ride for Hope. (Special to The News)

60 bikers ride from Maple Ridge to Hope to promote awareness of Salvation Army services

First annual Ride for Hope raised $2,500 for community service programs

 

Homeless are at risk for heat exhaustion and dehydration during the Lower Mainland heat wave. (File photo)

Salvation Army looking out for Maple Ridge homeless during heat wave

There will not be a cooling station due to COVID but staff will drive around offering water

Homeless are at risk for heat exhaustion and dehydration during the Lower Mainland heat wave. (File photo)
Mark Stewart, executive director of the Salvation Army Ridge Meadows Ministries, said there is still room at the homeless shelter, which was not at capacity despite Wednesday night’s freezing temperatures. (Neil Corbett/THE NEWS)

Homeless shelters in Maple Ridge not filling up in freezing temperatures

It appears there are fewer people on the streets, says Salvation Army

Mark Stewart, executive director of the Salvation Army Ridge Meadows Ministries, said there is still room at the homeless shelter, which was not at capacity despite Wednesday night’s freezing temperatures. (Neil Corbett/THE NEWS)
Nobody will be turned away from the Salvation Army Ridge Meadows Ministry in the next couple of days as temperatures are expected to dip below freezing. (THE NEWS/files)

Ridge Meadows Salvation Army calls for extreme weather response

Freezing temperatures forecast tonight and Friday, snow on the weekend

Nobody will be turned away from the Salvation Army Ridge Meadows Ministry in the next couple of days as temperatures are expected to dip below freezing. (THE NEWS/files)
James Bobick of Maple Ridge made a donation to the Salvation Army kettle campaign outside the Save-On-Foods in the Westgate Shopping Centre just before Christmas. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
James Bobick of Maple Ridge made a donation to the Salvation Army kettle campaign outside the Save-On-Foods in the Westgate Shopping Centre just before Christmas. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
Whonnock Roofing helped to raise more than $7,000 for the Salvation Army Ridge Meadows Ministries by manning kettles, and then offering a cheque matching the amount donated. (Special to The News)

Roofers raise funds for Salvation Army Ridge Meadows

Whonnock Roofing takes kettle shifts, matches donations

Whonnock Roofing helped to raise more than $7,000 for the Salvation Army Ridge Meadows Ministries by manning kettles, and then offering a cheque matching the amount donated. (Special to The News)
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
The Salvation Army kettle campaign is on pace to meet its goal in Maple Ridge/Pitt meadows, but the news nationally is not as good. (THE NEWS files)

Salvation Army ‘astounded by the generosity’ in Ridge Meadows

But news is not as good for national kettle campaign

The Salvation Army kettle campaign is on pace to meet its goal in Maple Ridge/Pitt meadows, but the news nationally is not as good. (THE NEWS files)
SD42 school board trustee Katie Sullivan staffed a Salvation Army kettle outside Save-On-Foods in the Westgate Shopping Centre Thursday morning. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

Salvation Army kettle campaign only half way there

The ministry serving Pitt Meadows and Maple Ridge hopes to reach its goal of $90,000 by Christmas

SD42 school board trustee Katie Sullivan staffed a Salvation Army kettle outside Save-On-Foods in the Westgate Shopping Centre Thursday morning. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
The Salvation Army says it has a lot of space for people who need to come in out of extreme weather this winter. (The News files)

Ridge Meadows Sally Ann has lots of room

Salvation Army can bring in extreme weather clients even in pandemic

The Salvation Army says it has a lot of space for people who need to come in out of extreme weather this winter. (The News files)
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
Salvation Army Ridge Meadows Ministries served 550 turkey dinners to-go on Monday. (Salvation Army Ridge Meadows Ministries/Special to The News)

Hundreds thankful for a Thanksgiving meal in Maple Ridge

Salvation Army served to-go meals from parking lot of Maple Ridge Baptist Church

Salvation Army Ridge Meadows Ministries served 550 turkey dinners to-go on Monday. (Salvation Army Ridge Meadows Ministries/Special to The News)
Donations are being accepted at the Salvation Army Ridge Meadows Ministries and at Staples in Maple Ridge for backpacks and school supplies for those children in need. (Contributed)

Salvation Army expands back to school backpack program

More Maple Ridge families in need with COVID-19 layoffs

Donations are being accepted at the Salvation Army Ridge Meadows Ministries and at Staples in Maple Ridge for backpacks and school supplies for those children in need. (Contributed)
The Salvation Army Ridge Meadows Ministries needs volunteers. (THE NEWS files)
The Salvation Army Ridge Meadows Ministries needs volunteers. (THE NEWS files)
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)
Chris Kimberly, Nathaniel Sands and Natalie Caya of The Salvation Army Ridge Meadows Ministries prepare to help clients at a temporary physical distancing shelter that opened May 12, 2020 to help alleviate crowding and prevent the spread of COVID-19. (Mark Stewart/Special to THE NEWS)

Shelter space expanded at Ridge Meadows Ministries to prevent COVID-19 spread

The Salvation Army is not creating new spaces rather alleviating crowding

Chris Kimberly, Nathaniel Sands and Natalie Caya of The Salvation Army Ridge Meadows Ministries prepare to help clients at a temporary physical distancing shelter that opened May 12, 2020 to help alleviate crowding and prevent the spread of COVID-19. (Mark Stewart/Special to THE NEWS)
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)
Nancy Nagy, volunteer coordinator and client services manager with the Friends In Need Food Bank, with pre-packed bags for clients filled with the basic necessities. (Colleen Flanagan-THE NEWS)

Maple Ridge food bank anticipating a flood of registrations

Salvation Army Ridge Meadows Ministries continue to hand out frozen meals

Nancy Nagy, volunteer coordinator and client services manager with the Friends In Need Food Bank, with pre-packed bags for clients filled with the basic necessities. (Colleen Flanagan-THE NEWS)