2021

Salvation Army Prepares to Distribute 500 Backpacks in Truro

Posted on 27th July 2021, by Maritime
With back-to-school just around the corner, The Salvation Army in Truro is preparing for their first annual backpack program to help families who are unable to afford school supplies for their children. “We know there are many people in need in Colchester county so we decided to start our first backpack program,” explains Lt. Whitney  […]
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When hundreds of truckers and individuals were suddenly stranded at the Nova Scotia-New Brunswick border due to protests, Salvation Army corps in Truro and Springhill stepped-up to provide food, hydration and emotional and spiritual care. “People were in urgent need” The protests began at 4:00 P.M. on Tuesday afternoon. By Wednesday morning, word was spreading  […]

Scotian Glen Camp is Hitting the Road for Summer 2021

Posted on 22nd June 2021, by Maritime
Scotian Glen Camp is hitting the road! This summer, The Salvation Army will be operating a unique summer day camp in communities across the Maritimes to ensure children in need don’t miss out on this life-changing experience. In February, The Salvation Army Territorial Headquarters made the decision that summer camps across Canada would not operate  […]

Salvation Army Client Choice Food Bank Opens in Fredericton

Posted on 16th June 2021, by Maritime
Volunteer Helps Client at Food Bank
The Salvation Army in Fredericton is working to restore dignity to their clients by remodeling their food bank to offer a grocery shopping experience. Families in need are able to shop for the items they want rather than receive a box prepared by volunteers. “It restores dignity to the families. Clients are empowered by the  […]
When the lockdown began, many struggling Nova Scotian families wondered where their next meal would be coming from — little did they know it would be pizza delivered by The Salvation Army. “As soon as we posted it on Facebook people began to respond,” explains community services coordinator, Rebecca Mitchell. “The response was overwhelming. It  […]
The Salvation Army in Fredericton brought joy to hundreds of seniors when they delivered more than 300 flower plants and handmade cards to four retirement homes in the community last week.  “We want to engage seniors in our community garden project funded by Healthy Seniors Pilot Project federal funding, especially those who live in nursing  […]

Salvation Army Steps-Up to Help Families Isolating in HRM

Posted on 27th April 2021, by Maritime
As cases continue to increase and more people are in self-isolation, The Salvation Army is stepping up to help by delivering food bank boxes to individuals and families in need.  “One client asked for food help after his two toddlers tested positive. Since the family is in isolation, we arranged a volunteer to do contactless  […]
In partnership with the Nova Scotia Government, The Salvation Army has established a new program to help low-income Nova Scotians who have been financially impacted by COVID-19 catch-up on their home heating and electrical bills called the Nova Scotia COVID Relief Fund. “It will ultimately help Nova Scotians get back on their feet” The Nova  […]