Home is where Rocky’s heart is

Posted on 10th October 2019, by Maritime
The healing effects of community in the midst of mental illness – a series of stories A benefactor of The Salvation Army’s programs and services, Rocky shares his intimate life-story of drug use, theft, and prison time, which he is able to connect to early childhood trauma. “We accepted the abuse because it was the  […]
Seeing The Salvation Army’s Community Response Unit (CRU) arrive in your community brings tears to the eyes of some who have been affected by disasters and weather events such as those of Hurricane Dorian that recently impacted many Nova Scotia communities. During the flooding events in New Brunswick earlier this year, many dedicated volunteers traveled  […]

It’s that time again … back-to-school

Posted on 30th August 2019, by Maritime
With help from Nova Scotia Power Inc., Giant Tiger, and many volunteers, including interpreters, The Salvation Army was able to equip 220 children with backpacks through the Centre of Hope’s Community and Family Services in Halifax filled with school supplies so they can go back-to-school with the essential tools they need to succeed. “Giving back  […]
Categories: 2019, Events

ICE 2 Run helps send kids to camp

Posted on 2nd August 2019, by Maritime
Runners flowing through the start line at a race.
The Salvation Army’s Moncton Community and Family Services laced up with their neighbours to hit the pavement for their annual race, ICE 2 Run. The event brought out 123 runners who raised $2918. The I Care Enough 2 Run event supports The Salvation Army’s Kids to Camp program–an initiative that provides under-served children in the  […]

Giving forward together while giving hope today

Posted on 12th July 2019, by Maritime
One in three families in Canada cannot afford to enroll their children in organized sports. This is why Sportwheels has a mission to achieve the highest participation of children in recreational sports. Sportwheels customers contribute a small amount to this mission with each purchase they make along with offering donations of refurbished bikes; this is  […]

Halifax Newcomers Celebrate Culture at All Nations Day

Posted on 20th June 2019, by Maritime
Embracing English as a Second Language
Nearly 40 students representing 17 countries will celebrate culture and language on All Nations Day at The Salvation Army Fairview Citadel in Halifax on Saturday, June 22 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. Hosted by English as a Second Language (ESL) students from countries including China, South Korea, Columbia, Iran and Guatemala, cultural displays will  […]
The Salvation Army’s Centre of Hope in Halifax recently completed a National Internal Accreditation process, receiving commendation with an overall score of 90%. The Centre of Hope offers empathy and compassion via its men’s shelter, the six-month Anchorage Recovery program for men struggling with substance abuse, a chapel, a dining hall, a half-way house, as  […]
The Salvation Army via Bedford MacDonald House (BMH) and the University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) Faculty of Nursing are excited to announce a dynamic partnership, which will result in vital health care provision for the guests of BMH and valuable experience for third and fourth-year nursing students. Beginning this September, two fourth-year nursing students will  […]

Spring Cleaning, Making Way for Campers

Posted on 3rd June 2019, by Maritime
During a few rainy days in a very rainy May, a group of men from The Salvation Army’s Anchorage Recovery Program travelled to the Scotian Glen camp in Thorburn, NS to prepare the camp for the summer season.  Program supervisor, Paul Surette worked alongside seven guys to fill potholes in the road to camp, clear  […]
Announced today, the Province of Prince Edward Island, through the Department of Social Development and Housing, is providing The Salvation Army (TSA) $355,500 annually to help with the operational costs of Bedford MacDonald House in Charlottetown. This will allow 24/7 accessibility and increased programming and supports for men experiencing homelessness. “Every Islander deserves to feel  […]