Section : NGO

  • ''Push for Change'' Pushes Through to Kelowna

    Vancouver, British Columbia | July 26, 2012 — So far, Joe Roberts, also known as the “Skidrow CEO”, has crossed from Calgary, Alberta into British Columbia with his next stop planned for Kelowna, British Columbia this Monday, July 30th at the Kelowna Parkinsons Recreation Centre. He left Calgary on July 1st and will conclude his trek in Vancouver on August 25th at The Salvation Army Harbour Light.
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    ''Love is Heaven'': Blackie and Fan Fan Cheer for the River of Life Foundation

    The greatly anticipated “Love is Heaven” River of Life Foundation Charity Musical Gala has successfully been launched on Friday (the 18th) at the River of Life Christian Church, with the support of performing artists such as Blackie and Fan Fan. An evening of lively music and stories of love brought about abundant blessings to our audience.
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    Blackie and Fan Fan Spread the Power of ''Love Life'': Do Not Give Up on Treasuring Life

    The famed couple "Blackie" Charles Chen Chien Chou and "Fan Fan" Christine Fan initiated "Love Life", which took on a tornado style effect from Taiwan across Hong Kong and various places in China. It received societal recognition surrounding the topic of caring and loving children afflicted with cancer. This three-year production of the "Love Life" documentary premiered in China on May 13 (Mother's Day), where Blackie and Fan Fan attended in person.
  • cbm Canada Responds to Sahel Food Crisis

    Stouffville, ON, March 28, 2012 – More than one million children are expected to suffer from acute malnutrition in the West Africa-Sahel region, according to UNICEF. Lack of rain, rising food prices and conflict-related economic instability has resulted in a potential food crisis in nine Sahel countries. At least 15 million people are estimated to be at risk of food security in the Sahel.
  • 2011 Japan Disaster Victims Thank the World for Their Love and Support [Video]

    Immediately after the Japan 3/11 Disaster took place last year, Christian Relief, Assistance, Support and Hope CRASH Japan sent in teams to engage in the search and rescue efforts. While a year has gone by, volunteers from all around the world are still in the disaster zone helping the disaster victims with the reconstruction.
  • One Year after Japan Earthquake – Victims Still Hurting, Need Spiritual Care

    Initiated by Chinese Christians and pastors from the San Francisco Bay Area, the Christian Association for Relief and Evangelism (CARE) held a press conference last Friday to report of the last year’s disaster relief and reconstruction efforts in the zone most heavily damaged by the March 11th earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
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    World Vision Hong Kong Assists Fukushima Earthquake Victims Rebuild New Lives

    On 11 March 2011, the most devastating 9-magnitude earthquake in Japan’s history left scenes destruction along the country’s northeast coast. More than 15,000 people were killed, 30,000 were evacuated and around 3,300 people are still unaccounted for. With the nuclear emergency triggered in the Fukushima Prefecture, rehabilitation efforts are further hampered.
  • cbm Canada – Responding to Crisis in the Philippines

    Stouffville, ON, December 24, 2011 - “The scale of the need in the Philippines is overwhelming,” says Ed Epp, cbm Canada’s Executive Director. “More than 674,000 people have been affected, and thousands are at risk of disease that can cause disability or death.”
  • 2nd Annual Toys4Kids benefiting The Salvation Army

    Vancouver, British Columbia | November 29, 2011 — This year will mark the second annual Toys4Kids Drive, initiated by grade 11 student Miguel Ramos from Burnaby. In its inaugural campaign benefiting The Salvation Army, over $5000 and 4500 toys for raised ‐ ensuring that Christmas morning was special for every child across the lower mainland.
  • The Salvation Army 2011 Kettle Season is underway

    Vancouver, British Columbia | November 16, 2011 — Across Canada, we operate nearly 2000 Christmas Kettles and these icons of the season, now in their 120th year, continue to be the most visible part of our campaign. In 2010, the kettles raised more than $19 million, up from $18 million in 2009. When you factor in a struggling economy that continues to be impacted by worldwide financial concerns, this was quite an achievement. We would like to thank all of those who continue to make the kettles such a success.
  • Giving Gifts of Ability and Joy

    Stouffville, ON, October 31 2011 – Born in India with bilateral clubfoot, four-year-old Juned’s feet were so badly twisted he couldn’t wear shoes. Walking became extremely painful; Juned could only sit on the sidelines, and watch his friends play. His mother was warned that he may have to have his legs amputated.
  • World Serve Helps the Ethiopian Church Feed the Hungry in Horn of Africa

    White Rock, BC – According to the UN, the Horn of Africa is now in a state of emergency. Our partners in Ethiopia are quickly assessing the need as many flee from Somalia into the southern regions of Ethiopia. It has been predicted that up to 10 million people will be affected by this famine, which is the worst drought in 60 years.
  • cbm Helping Children in Horn of Africa

    July 25, 2011 – cbm is committed to helping 10,000 vulnerable children, who are not only struggling to survive the famine in the Horn of Africa, but who are also affected by disability.
  • The Salvation Army Joins Fashion Hope in Fight against Sex Trafficking

    Vancouver, British Columbia | July 19, 2011 — Fashion Hope and Luvngrace Productions are joining forces with The Salvation Army for the July 23 MAZZUCCO Photo / Art Exhibit and fundraiser in working towards building awareness of human sexual trafficking and the fight against it.
  • cbm Responding to Horn of Africa Food Crisis

    Stouffville, ON, July 15, 2011 - Two seasons of drought have left more than 11 million people in the Horn of Africa on the brink of disaster. cbm’s partners in Kenya and Ethiopia are working diligently to get life-saving food and water to the most vulnerable people.
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    Over Half a Million Flee Massive China Floods

    More than 500,000 residents have been forced to evacuate as continued torrential rain in central and southern China has caused some of the worst flooding seen on the region in over 50 years.
  • One Billion People Globally Experience Disability

    Stouffville, ON, June 10, 2011 - “The World Report on Disability (WRD) presents evidence that previous figures underestimated global prevalence of disability,” says Winston Miller, Director, International Programs, cbm Canada.
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