Food Bank Supplies Dangerously Low

Posted on 25th March 2013, by
In Summerside, PEI, more food hampers than ever are being handed out, leaving food bank shelves bare and back-up supplies almost deleted. More users means less stock, said the Salvation Army’s Karen Mallett, which means the organization has to dip into other program funds to stock the shelves. But, admitted Mallett, even that isn’t enough  […]
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Special Delivery Stocks Food Bank’s Bare Shelves

Posted on 1st October 2012, by
Summerside – Postal employees fanned out across the city Saturday morning to collect donations for the 18th annual Postal Food Drive. “Instead of delivering mail, (the letter carriers) are picking up groceries,” explained Marj Montgomery, The Salvation Army’s community and family services coordinator for Prince County. Read more
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Salvation Army Taking Over Charlottetown Homeless Shelter

Posted on 21st September 2012, by
A $200,000 donation from a local businessman will allow the Salvation Army to take over operation of a Charlottetown homeless shelter for men. Capt. Jamie Locke says a man asking to remain anonymous is donating $100,000 to cover initial start-up costs including renovations and transfer of ownership. A further $100,000 donation will be made in  […]
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P.E.I. food banks face shortage

Posted on 9th June 2010, by Salvation Army
Donations at food banks on Prince Edward Island have hit new lows, organizers say. Demand at the Summerside Salvation Army has spiked while donations have decreased, The Salvation Army is the main food bank for Prince Edward Island’s second largest city. “We are in an emergency situation at this time,” said Marj Montgomery, food bank  […]
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Maritimes Celebrate 125 years – Rooted in Hope

Posted on 20th April 2010, by Salvation Army
This year marks the 125th Anniversary of The Salvation Army ‘opening fire’ in the Maritime Division. In those early years, there was much curiosity about their methods and message but the seed of Salvationism took root. It has stood the test of time. While methods may change over the years, the message must remain constant.  […]

Salvation Army Soup Kitchen Sees New Faces Daily

Posted on 15th April 2010, by Salvation Army
“The ranks of the hungry continue to grow every day,” says Marj Montgomery, community and family services co-ordinator for The Salvation Army in Summerside, P.E.I. “It’s sad, it’s disturbing and there is little sign of an end in sight.”
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