Salvation Army

Jessica and Nathanael Hoeft are the Williams Lake Salvation Army’s new lieutenants. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

New Williams Lake Salvation Army lieutenants settling in

Originally from Winnipeg, Jessica and Nathanael Hoeft recently completed officer training

 

The Williams Lake Fire Department Christmas in July Food Drive was a great success. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake Fire Department Christmas in July food drive delivers

Firefighters collected food Tuesday, July 26 in parts of the city

 

The Williams Lake Fire Department will be doing its Christmas in July food drive Tuesday, July 26. (Tribune file photo)

Williams Lake Fire Department Christmas in July food drive coming up

Firefighters will out Tuesday, July 26 collecting donations

 

This is the kind of mess greeting staff arriving for work at the Salvation Army Thrift Store in Williams Lake when donations are left outside of open hours. (Photo submitted)

Williams Lake thrift store hopes to focus community’s generosity

The Salvation Army Thrift Store dealing with messes left by donations outside open hours

This is the kind of mess greeting staff arriving for work at the Salvation Army Thrift Store in Williams Lake when donations are left outside of open hours. (Photo submitted)
The Salvation Army Williams Lake. ((Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Salvation Army receives $113,000 from generous Christmas donations

Schools, businesses, organizations also donated 245,000 pounds of food in 2021

The Salvation Army Williams Lake. ((Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
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

Unhoused residents are at an increased risk of harm during cold or snowy weather. (Black Press Media file photo)
Williams Lake Salvation Army food bank coordinator Tari Davidge said there is a need for canned or packaged soups, canned fruit, peanut butter and school snacks for children. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Tribune’s Cash for Hope campaign aims to help those most in need

All proceeds will go to the Williams Lake Salvation Army

Williams Lake Salvation Army food bank coordinator Tari Davidge said there is a need for canned or packaged soups, canned fruit, peanut butter and school snacks for children. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
“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)
Williams Lake Salvation Army will be in desperate need of volunteers when a mandatory COVID-19 mandate comes into effect on Monday, Nov. 15, 2021. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake Salvation Army losing staff, volunteers due to looming vaccine mandate

Drop-in centre, dining hall, thrift store, outreach food truck all to be impacted

Williams Lake Salvation Army will be in desperate need of volunteers when a mandatory COVID-19 mandate comes into effect on Monday, Nov. 15, 2021. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The Salvation Army is using its Community Response Unit truck to serve hamburgers for a community barbecue Thursday, May 20 in Williams Lake. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Salvation Army hosting community barbecue in Williams Lake

Masks and social distancing are required

The Salvation Army is using its Community Response Unit truck to serve hamburgers for a community barbecue Thursday, May 20 in Williams Lake. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
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
Sam Saini, left, and Rami Pannu of City Furniture and Appliances, with a sampling of the food they donated for the Salvation Army’s upcoming Christmas takeout dinner, which Tari Davidge, third from left, food bank-co-ordinator and soup kitchen manager, and Tamara Robinson, director of family services and community outreach, say will be served on Wednesday, Dec. 23. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

City Furniture provides ingredients for Williams Lake Salvation Army Christmas dinner

This year due to COVID-19 restrictions the meals will be served as take-out

Sam Saini, left, and Rami Pannu of City Furniture and Appliances, with a sampling of the food they donated for the Salvation Army’s upcoming Christmas takeout dinner, which Tari Davidge, third from left, food bank-co-ordinator and soup kitchen manager, and Tamara Robinson, director of family services and community outreach, say will be served on Wednesday, Dec. 23. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
While our regular food and toy drive will not go ahead as seen here in the past, our readers are invited to drop food and toys for the Salvation Army at the Tribune on Friday, Dec. 11 between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. (Monica Lamb-Yorski file photo )

Help us fill the food, toy bank:Williams Lake Tribune accepting donations for Salvation Army

COVID-safe drop off outside our doors from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 11

While our regular food and toy drive will not go ahead as seen here in the past, our readers are invited to drop food and toys for the Salvation Army at the Tribune on Friday, Dec. 11 between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. (Monica Lamb-Yorski file photo )
The Salvation Army’s Angel Trees will be placed in various businesses in Williams Lake with ornaments displaying gift buying suggestions for children in need. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Salvation Army holiday kettle campaign gearing up

Angel Trees will be located at Walmart, Winners and The Realm of Toys

The Salvation Army’s Angel Trees will be placed in various businesses in Williams Lake with ornaments displaying gift buying suggestions for children in need. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
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
There will be a Salvation Army food bank drive Saturday, Sept. 19 organized by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Salvation Army food bank drive Sept. 19 in Williams Lake

Volunteers will be collecting donations from doorsteps

There will be a Salvation Army food bank drive Saturday, Sept. 19 organized by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Salvation Army food bank co-ordinator and soup kitchen manager Tari Davidge washes macaroni for a salad. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Hometown: Dedicated to a soup kitchen in Williams Lake

We catch up with an employee and a volunteer who love working at the Salvation Army soup kitchen

Salvation Army food bank co-ordinator and soup kitchen manager Tari Davidge washes macaroni for a salad. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
John Davies sweeps the Salvation Army Thrift Store parking lot Monday morning, as the store re-opened on Thursday, June 18. Davies has worked there for seven years and does everything but cashier. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
John Davies sweeps the Salvation Army Thrift Store parking lot Monday morning, as the store re-opened on Thursday, June 18. Davies has worked there for seven years and does everything but cashier. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
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)
Williams Lake firefighters have come to the aid of the Salvation Army by doing shopping. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake firefighters shopping for Salvation Army food services

Due to COVID-19 pandemic precautions, the Salvation Army had to send its volunteers home

Williams Lake firefighters have come to the aid of the Salvation Army by doing shopping. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)