The Salvation Army Taught Me to Love Myself

Posted on 21st September 2022, by Maritime
Childhood trauma, PTSD, or emotional and physical abuse are not always visible on the surface, but are often expressed through an individual’s behavior and, in some cases, are managed through coping mechanisms like drugs or alcohol. At The Salvation Army, those who struggle find a safe space to deal with their trauma, manage their addictions  […]
Categories: 2022, Blog
Disaster services has occupied an essential space in the Maritimes since 1917, when the Halifax Explosion rocked the province of Nova Scotia. The disaster stands as the origin of The Salvation Army’s involvement in disaster and crises relief, and it is a legacy and responsibility the Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) in the Maritimes seeks to  […]
For the entire month of May, The Salvation Army Fredericton Community Church partnered with Fredericton’s Move 106.9 and the Regent Mall to help fight period poverty in their city through a Tampon Tuesday campaign. Tampon Tuesday is a grassroots program about dignity and works with community partners to collect menstrual hygiene products for those in  […]
COVID Warriors
In Summerside, P.E.I., volunteers and team members from The Salvation Army were recognized as COVID Warriors by the province’s Lieutenant Governor, the Honourable Antoinette Perry. Among those that received this honour were Salvation Army volunteers Kathy Cotton and Brenda Mumma and community family services worker Darlene MacDonald. The province’s COVID Warrior Award program recognizes Islanders  […]

New Winter Café Helps Vulnerable Feel Lifted and Loved

Posted on 7th March 2022, by Maritime
In Truro, Nova Scotia, a revised program at The Salvation Army is giving vulnerable people a place to socialize, be warm and well-fed. “On any given day, 100 people walk through our doors seeking assistance,” says Lieutenant Matthew Reid, church pastor. “Even people with full-time jobs are struggling to make ends meet. They ask, ‘Can  […]