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Salvation Army Grand Opening

Saturday, June 13, 2015 @ 3:55 AM


Captain Neil Wilkinson of the Prince George Salvation Army - photos 250 News

Captain Neil Wilkinson of the Prince George Salvation Army – photos 250 News

Prince George, B.C. – A community barbecue was held to celebrate the grand opening of the Salvation Army’s new building in Prince George Friday.

The new home, located at 3500 18th Avenue, was made possible by a generous donation by Curt Garland, CEO and Chairman of Lomak Industries Corporation.

“A very substantial donation,” said Captain Neil Wilkinson. “We would not have been able to do this without his contribution.”


He said they started moving in last August and notes renovations to the 17,000 square foot facility are now 98% complete.

Wilkinson added there’s still a “staggering” need for the services the Salvation Army provide.

“We serve 1,500 families which translates to almost 4,000 people a month.”



Well done Mr. Garland. The Salvation Army helps fill the needs of those people who need it most. Again thank-you Sir.

Isn’t it amazing that there are a lot of churches in this town, but only one stands out as giving to the down and out and needy here.
Having said that, this is the only church I will give anything to, they have my total respect.
Wouldn’t it be amazing if all the other churches in town gave to the Salvation Army? Pipedreaming again…..
Thankyou Mr. Garland for your selfless generosity, what an incredible gift.

My church gives to SA and they also help out with the soup kitchen on Sundays. I also know of other churches that give to SA and help with the soup kitchen and given donations for the Christmas hampers and backpacks. By doing it through SA more money reaches the people that need it.

I stopped donating to the Salvation Army when this news story came out.

http: //bc.ctvnews.ca/b-c-salvation-army-volunteer-tells-gay-rights-supporters-not-to-donate-1.1081136

copy and paste the above link to your browser address bar and then delete the space between the http: and the /

I heard that this is not the “official” Salavation Army position concerning the LGBTQ community. I would like to support the Salvation Army again, as I have done so in the past… however, I would need confirmation, preferable from a LGBTQ community source, that membership in the Salvation Army is open to persons who are in, and from, the LGBTQ community.

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