Salvation Army

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

 

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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

 

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

 

The 2019 Harley Riders Toy Run netted 121 toys that will go to local children in time for Christmas. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

Harley Riders secure hefty holiday haul

Salvation Army the beneficiary of donation that will bring hundreds of toys to local kids

The 2019 Harley Riders Toy Run netted 121 toys that will go to local children in time for Christmas. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
Sharanjit Singh and his son Sahibjot taking part in their first Toy Run upon Sharanjit’s custom Harley-Davidson Fat Boy. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

STORY, PHOTOS & VIDEO: Harley Riders haul in donations during annual Toy Run

Bikers from around the Northwest converged on Prince Rupert in support of the Salvation Army

Sharanjit Singh and his son Sahibjot taking part in their first Toy Run upon Sharanjit’s custom Harley-Davidson Fat Boy. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
Prince Rupert Harley Riders line up for the annual Toy Run. (The Northern View file photo)

Prince Rupert Harley riders revving up for charity

Annual Toy Run set to boost Salvation Army for the Christmas season

Prince Rupert Harley Riders line up for the annual Toy Run. (The Northern View file photo)
DJ Pascual and Miranda Moore collect donations for the Salvation Army inside of The Bargain Shop. (Nick Laws / The Northern Views)

Christmas kettle season kicks off in Prince Rupert

Adults with disabilities are among the first to volunteer for the Salvation Army campaign

DJ Pascual and Miranda Moore collect donations for the Salvation Army inside of The Bargain Shop. (Nick Laws / The Northern Views)
The Prince Rupert Harley Riders club donated $10,000 to the Salvation Army on Oct. 30. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

Harley Riders donate $10,000 to Salvation Army in Prince Rupert

North Coast biker club makes contribution for toys at Christmas

The Prince Rupert Harley Riders club donated $10,000 to the Salvation Army on Oct. 30. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
The 37th annual toy run set off from the Salvation Army at 1 p.m. on Sept. 22 (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

Harley Riders hope to raise $10,000 in Prince Rupert Toy Run

The 37th annual motorcycle run brought more than 100 riders to North Coast, B.C.

The 37th annual toy run set off from the Salvation Army at 1 p.m. on Sept. 22 (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
The 2017 Toy Run in Prince Rupert attracted approximately 100 riders. (Brian Smith Facebook photo)

Toy Run aims to break its own record

With sun in the forecast Harley Riders’ president hopes to see more riders at the Prince Rupert event

The 2017 Toy Run in Prince Rupert attracted approximately 100 riders. (Brian Smith Facebook photo)
Peggy Luckham-Okrainetz is a helping hand at the Prince Rupert Salvation Army’s soup kitchen. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)

Heart of Our City: Soup for the soul

Peggy Luckham-Okrainetz has been lending a helping hand to the Salvation Army for more than 15 years

Peggy Luckham-Okrainetz is a helping hand at the Prince Rupert Salvation Army’s soup kitchen. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)
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)
Rick McChesney and Bob McMeekin present Salavation Army Lieutenant Sabrina Silvey with a $2,445.57 donation from Cooks Jewellers as a part of their Charity Angels program. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

Charity Angels for the Salvation Army

Cooks Jewellers donates $2445.57 to the Salvation Army as a part of its Charity Angels program

Rick McChesney and Bob McMeekin present Salavation Army Lieutenant Sabrina Silvey with a $2,445.57 donation from Cooks Jewellers as a part of their Charity Angels program. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
At Cook’s Jewellers, Rick McChesney and Bob McMeekin display the 17th annual Christmas Angel decoration. Proceeds from the 2017 Christmas Angel decoration sales will got to the Salvation Army in Prince Rupert. (Meaghan Proteau / The Northern View)

A new angel raises funds for the Salvation Army

The 17th annual Christmas Angel decoration is available at Cook’s Jewellers in Prince Rupert

  • Dec 20, 2017
At Cook’s Jewellers, Rick McChesney and Bob McMeekin display the 17th annual Christmas Angel decoration. Proceeds from the 2017 Christmas Angel decoration sales will got to the Salvation Army in Prince Rupert. (Meaghan Proteau / The Northern View)
Kymberlee and Samantha Taylor with Santa at the Port Interpretive Centre on Saturday, Dec. 2 for Winterfest. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

Rampage score $13,000 and counting for charity

Port of Prince Rupert donates $100 every time the Rampage score at home for Goals for Giving

Kymberlee and Samantha Taylor with Santa at the Port Interpretive Centre on Saturday, Dec. 2 for Winterfest. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
Greg and Sabrina Silvey have taken command of the Prince Rupert Salvation Army. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)

A new husband-and-wife duo take the Salvation Army reins

Sabrina and Greg Silvey prepare for this year’s Christmas Hamper program in Prince Rupert

Greg and Sabrina Silvey have taken command of the Prince Rupert Salvation Army. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)
The Prince Rupert Harley Riders Club and Chances Casino donated $10,000 and approximately 300 toys, clothing and food items to the Salvation Army on Nov. 10. Lt. Sabrina Silvey said the Salvation Army helps approximately 2,500 people in the community thanks to these donations. “This was an amazing way for them to be heroes and help people in need in our community,” she said. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

Harley Riders Club and Chances play Santa and deliver hundreds of toys

Approximately 300 toys, clothing and food items donated to the Salvation Army on Nov. 10

The Prince Rupert Harley Riders Club and Chances Casino donated $10,000 and approximately 300 toys, clothing and food items to the Salvation Army on Nov. 10. Lt. Sabrina Silvey said the Salvation Army helps approximately 2,500 people in the community thanks to these donations. “This was an amazing way for them to be heroes and help people in need in our community,” she said. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
Shannon Lough/The Northern View                                Captain Gary Sheils is retiring from the Prince Rupert Salvation Army after 15 years of service in the community.

VIDEO and story: Heart of Our City — The Captains depart after 15 years

Captain Gary Shiels retires from his duties at the Prince Rupert Salvation Army

Shannon Lough/The Northern View                                Captain Gary Sheils is retiring from the Prince Rupert Salvation Army after 15 years of service in the community.