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  […]
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  […]