Salvation Army

L-R: Rotary Club of Trail President Bruce Fawcett; Salvation Army Officers Andrew and Olivia Sweet; Richard Fish, Rotary President Elect; and Rotary Carol Festival Co-ordinator Ardith White with the $2,270 presentation cheque for the Salvation Army in lieu of the Carol Festival. Photo: Submitted

Rotary Club of Trail hopeful to carol this year

In the meantime, Rotary Bingo raises money for locals in-need

 

Unhoused residents are at an increased risk of harm during cold or snowy weather. (Black Press Media file photo)

Salvation Army responds to extreme weather in B.C., readies temporary shelters

Support organization concerned for at-risk residents provincewide

 

Olivia Sweet was tending to a last minute list of to-do’s at the Salvation Army Church last week before families were invited in to select toys for their children on Thursday and Friday. Photos: Sheri Regnier

Trail Salvation Army sets up ‘toy shop’ for families

Pastor Sweet says the new format provides equitable access for all families.

 

Olivia and Andrew Sweet of the Trail Salvation Army. Photo: Trail Times

Christmas kettle campaign in plight across B.C.

In Trail, kettles are being overseen at Walmart and the mall

Olivia and Andrew Sweet of the Trail Salvation Army. Photo: Trail Times
The annual Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign launched in downtown Trail this week, with Mayor Lisa Pasin providing the first cash donation to the kettle and Ferraro Foods providing $500 in gift cards. L-R: Olivia, Juney and Andrew Sweet, of the Trail Salvation Army, were joined by Mayor Lisa Pasin and Danny Ferraro, of Ferraro Foods. Photo: Sheri Regnier

Ready to get into the Christmas spirit? Bell ringers needed in Trail

Andrew Sweet says the COVID-19 pandemic is continuing to greatly impact the Trail community.

The annual Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign launched in downtown Trail this week, with Mayor Lisa Pasin providing the first cash donation to the kettle and Ferraro Foods providing $500 in gift cards. L-R: Olivia, Juney and Andrew Sweet, of the Trail Salvation Army, were joined by Mayor Lisa Pasin and Danny Ferraro, of Ferraro Foods. Photo: Sheri Regnier
“That money has to last 365 days a year, because that’s how many days we’re on the street helping vulnerable individuals.” (Breanna Himmelright/Black Press Media)

Salvation Army kicks off red kettle campaign with extra flood donation goal

Divisional secretary Mike Leland says this year’s need is ‘through the roof’

  • Nov 22, 2021
“That money has to last 365 days a year, because that’s how many days we’re on the street helping vulnerable individuals.” (Breanna Himmelright/Black Press Media)
Stuff the Bus goes Nov. 26 and Nov. 27 at Trail Ferraro Foods.

Stuff the Bus coming to downtown Trail

8th annual event supports locals in-need and the Salvation Army food bank

Stuff the Bus goes Nov. 26 and Nov. 27 at Trail Ferraro Foods.
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Unease with moving community kitchen to downtown Trail

Letter from Virginia Clover of Warfield

  • Nov 10, 2021
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The opening date for the Salvation Army Thrift Store in its new locale at Waneta Plaza is Oct. 18. Photo: Sheri Regnier
Renovations will be underway in the downtown locale for the next year.

Heads up bargain hunters – thrift store moving to Trail mall

The new locale is slated to open at the Waneta Plaza on Oct. 18

The opening date for the Salvation Army Thrift Store in its new locale at Waneta Plaza is Oct. 18. Photo: Sheri Regnier
Renovations will be underway in the downtown locale for the next year.
Trail Salvation Army is feeding locals from a mobile truck in downtown Trail three nights a week from now and until June. Photos: Sheri Regnier

Mobile unit helps feed the Trail community

The truck is out-and-about three days a week, serving between 70 to 85 people each night.

Trail Salvation Army is feeding locals from a mobile truck in downtown Trail three nights a week from now and until June. Photos: Sheri Regnier
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
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Stuff the Bus goes in Trail on Friday and Saturday

The annual event was postponed but will go ahead in downtown Trail on Dec. 11 and Dec. 12

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Ordained officers Olivia and Andrew Sweet, from the Trail Salvation Army Church, launched the annual Christmas Kettle Campaign on Friday. With heightened health orders announced the previous day, the Sweets advise the community that bell-ringers won’t be out until at least Dec. 7. There are, however, modified ways to donate this season such as through the Salvation Army website or locally at “tip tap” sites. Photos: Sheri Regnier

How to help the Trail Salvation Army give a hand-up this year

Bell ringers will not stand at the kettles until Dec. 7

Ordained officers Olivia and Andrew Sweet, from the Trail Salvation Army Church, launched the annual Christmas Kettle Campaign on Friday. With heightened health orders announced the previous day, the Sweets advise the community that bell-ringers won’t be out until at least Dec. 7. There are, however, modified ways to donate this season such as through the Salvation Army website or locally at “tip tap” sites. Photos: Sheri Regnier
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Stuff the Bus starts in downtown Trail on Friday

The fundraiser runs Friday and Saturday in Ferraro Foods parking lot

Photo:Trail Times
Photo: Sheri Regnier

Unity is Strength

Local 480 donates $1,000 to Trail Salvation Army Christmas campaign

Photo: Sheri Regnier
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)
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)