Community Ministries

In 2012 The North Shore Salvation Army distributed 18,000 fresh food box to individuals in our community and re-distributed surplus food to other like minded organizations.

 

Food Services

In 2012 The North Shore Salvation Army collected 150 metric tones of food from our sponsors. This inter-connected – inter-dependent system keeps this food resource in our community feeding those in need and greatly diminishing the quantity of landfill. Thanks to our Volunteers and Sponsors in 2012 we were able to keep over 150 metric tones of food out of our landfills and redistribute 75 metric tones of food to those in need.
Three times a week a fresh food box is available for individuals and families in need, at the North Shore Salvation Army. Food boxes are distributed Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10am-11am at 105 West 12th (& Lonsdale). (Phone 604-988-7225) In 2012 we will have provided 18,000 boxes of fresh food to adults and children  on the North Shore.

The Salvation Army’s frozen meals are for sale to the public: Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm Saturday 10am-4pm at 105 West 12th (& Lonsdale). (Phone 604-988-7225). The cost for casseroles and full coarse meals is $3.50; soups $1.00. Over 25,000 frozen meals were sold to individuals in need of a affordable nutritious meal in 2012. Thanks to our volunteers and Sponsors in 2012 we were able to help feed 25,000 seniors, adults and families in need of an affordable nutritious meal in our community.  meals

In 2012 The North Shore Salvation Army collected 150 metric tones of food from our sponsors. From this, 105 thousand tons of surplus food was recovered. 1/3rd was used in-house & 2/3rds were redistributed Monday – Friday 9-5 to like minded organizations. Thanks to our Volunteers and Sponsors in 2012 we were able to re-distribute over 75 metric tones of fresh fruits, vegetables, eggs, dairy, and sandwiches to adults and families in our community.
Annually, The North Shore Salvation Army provides community holiday banquet meals with all the trimmings for Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter. Hampers with holiday food are given out to the community for Christmas and Easter. Thanks to our Volunteers and Sponsors in 2012 we were able to serve over 700 community meals at the North Shore Salvation Army and hundreds of affordable meals at the John Braithwaite Community Centre, Park Gate Community Centre, North Shore Neighborhood House and more….
The North Shore Salvation Army hosts cooking and skill building sessions that empower low income families and seniors to provide nutritious food for themselves and their families.In 2012 the North Shore Salvation Army hosted The Farmers’ Market Nutrition & Coupon Project a component of the project included NSSA kitchen used for skill building program for low-income seniors, pregnant women and low income families with children.

Christmas Services

The North Shore Salvation Army coordinate and deliver hampers to families in need. Christmas hampers include holiday food, gifts for the children & parent and other much needed items. Donations can be made at North Shore Salvation Army, 105 West 12th Street, 604 988-7225
Annually, the North Shore Salvation Army holds a Christmas meal, complete with turkey, stuffing, gravy, potatoes, vegetables and dessert, for anyone who needs a Christmas meal. In 2012 our Christmas meal is Friday December 21st 12:00 noon start.

The North Shore Salvation Army Community Church Women make Christmas Gifts for Women in Shelters; creating, preparing and filling beautiful bags with supplies such as shampoo, soap, slippers, and other necessities and gifts that bring dignity & a smile to the faces of women.

The North Shore Salvation Army are holding their Christmas eve service on December 24th.

Youth Services

Kid’s Club – Club 5:17
Children in Kindergarten to Grade 7 are welcome to join us at our Kid’s Club Friday Nights from 6:00pm-7:30pm. We have a great time together playing games, learning lessons, making crafts and enjoying a snack. AND IT’S FREE!

Camp Sunrise 
Camp Sunrise is located on the Sunshine Coast and offers a variety of camping experiences for children including Junior and Teen music camps. Every year The North Shore Salvation Army help to sponsors several youth to have the opportunity to learn to play musical instruments, or just have fun doing camp activities such as swimming, canoeing, zip line hiking and more….

Backpacks for Kids
The Salvation Army joins forces with their community partners to fill backpacks with basic school supplies for kids who attend elementary school and secondary school. The purpose of this program is to help kids avoid the stigma of poverty and to give children from lower income families the same tools to learn as other children.

 

 

 

 

North Vancouver Salvation Army Shields is a co-ed soccer team of homeless, recently homeless, or people who are at risk for homelessness. This innovative program assists the North Shore at risk population in focusing on something healthy that brings satisfaction, fun, well-being and team work into their daily routine…..