The Food Bank is part of the Williams Lake Salvation Army. They will be replacing 275 fluorescent lightbulbs after receiving a $5,000 grant from BC Hydro.

Williams Lake Salvation Army benefits from BC Hydro energy efficient funding

BC Hydro will provide a grant to the Salvation Army Williams Lake Community and Family Service

BC Hydro will be providing a $5,000 grant to the Salvation Army Williams Lake Community and Family Services.

Last year, BC Hydro contributed $40,000 to Northern non-profits, registered charities, and community organizations.

The $5,000 grant will go to support a project promoting energy efficiency and funds are being delivered through BC Hydro’s Community grant program, which helps to ensure local organizations are committed to making a difference within their communities.

READ MORE: Raccoon caught taking a nap, snacking in BC Hydro van

The BC Hydro grant will allow the Williams Lake Salvation Army to replace 275 fluorescent lights with more energy efficient LED bulbs. This will reduce costs while also allowing the organization to contribute more to their community programs.

The Salvation Army Williams Lake Family Services was established in 1982 as a safe social centre that offers counseling services. The establishment also offers the community’s only weekday drop-in centre with a full gym.

For more information on the BC Hydro Community grant program, visit

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Just Posted

FOREST INK: BC and Canadian pulp industry doing better

The recent announcement of the Tolko lumber mill closure in Quesnel this… Continue reading

Phyllis Chelsea and the late Chief Andy Chelsea of Esket subjects of a new book

After choosing sobriety, the Chelseas worked for decades to help their community of Alkali Lake

Williams Lake memorial bench program may discontinue due to lack of spaces

Public works manager is asking city council for other alternatives

Resident requests sidewalks be installed on Fourth Avenue North

There are no sidwalks on either side and people are walking on the road to avoid crossing in people’s yards

VIDEO: May long weekend marks the beginning of summer hours at the TDC

TDC and Museum of Cariboo Chilcotin are now open seven days a week, 9 a.m to 6 p.m.

QUIZ: Test your knowledge of Victoria Day

How much do you know about the monarch whose day we celebrate each May?

Facebook takes down anti-vaxxer page that used image of late Canadian girl

Facebook said that the social media company has disabled the anti-vaccination page

Search crews rescue kids, 6 and 7, stranded overnight on Coquitlam mountain

The father and two youngesters fell down a steep and treachorous cliff while hiking on Burke Mountain

Raptors beat Bucks 118-112 in 2OT thriller

Leonard has 36 points as Toronto cuts Milwaukee’s series lead to 2-1

‘Teams that win are tight’: B.C. Lions search for chemistry at training camp

The Lions added more than 50 new faces over the off-season, from coaching staff to key players

Rescue crews suspend search for Okanagan kayaker missing for three days

71-year-old Zygmunt Janiewicz was reported missing Friday

B.C. VIEWS: Reality of our plastic recycling routine exposed

Turns out dear old China wasn’t doing such a great job

Carbon dioxide at highest levels for over 2.5 million years, expert warns of 100 years of disruption

CO2 levels rising rapidly, now higher than at any point in humanity’s history

B.C. residential school survivor’s indomitable human spirit centre of school play

Terrace theatre company plans to revive Nisga’a leader Larry Guno’s Bunk #7 next year

Most Read