The HEAT Fund is Now Available for 2020

Posted on 14th January 2020, by Maritime
For more than twenty years, the Good Neighbour Energy Fund has provided emergency home heating support to keep thousands of vulnerable Nova Scotians warm during the winter months. Now, with a new name and increased funding, the Home Energy Assistance Top-up (HEAT) Fund will provide support for even more households in need across Nova Scotia.  […]

Nova Scotia Power brings Christmas Feast to Spryfield

Posted on 24th December 2019, by Maritime
Christmas dinner came early for about 30 community members in Spryfield, NS on December 23rd thanks to a robust team of volunteers with Nova Scotia Power (NSP) and The Salvation Army, Spryfield Family and Community Services unit. “When a team of staff from Nova Scotia Power were looking for a meaningful opportunity to serve in  […]
The sounds of the season are in the air with our annual tradition and holiday favorite, the Beary Merry Christmas Concert series. This spectacular event features the Stadacona Band of the Royal Canadian Navy, the Cantatrice Ensemble girls’ choir, along with the talented and funny, CTV’s Liz Rigney as emcee. Combined, these talented individuals offer  […]

Angel Tree Giving with a Heartfelt Cause

Posted on 15th November 2019, by Maritime
With 16 thank you certificates prominently displayed at her work, Cheryl Davies is delighted to be a part of The Salvation Army’s Angel Giving Tree Program. She has been supporting the toy drive for 18 years and has no plans of retiring. Cheryl is quick to offer the reason for her inspiration, which she shares  […]
The Salvation Army continues to play a vital role in the journey of many new Canadians to Halifax through the Atlantic Refugee & Immigrant Services (ARIS), which operates through the Spryfield Community Church and Family Resource Centre in Halifax. Unique to Nova Scotia, ARIS is unlike any other settlement program in the city. The program  […]
Together, we can meet the needs of those who are vulnerable in our communities. In partnership with The Salvation Army’s Community Response Unit (CRU) and with the support of nine churches, service club and a number of community partners in Lower Sackville, came together to create a Community Outreach Program earlier this year. This program  […]

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  […]
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