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Feast of Christmas Gives Hope Today

Posted on 22nd December 2021, by Maritime
Feast of Christmas
The joyous sounds of holiday music and the smiling eyes of the staff, volunteers and friends of The Salvation Army brought the festive spirit alive for the annual Feast of Christmas at the Centre of Hope in Halifax earlier this December. The feast, a highlight in the Christmas calendar, was held outside this year and  […]
For many, riding a bicycle is an essential part of childhood – but for families in need, this added expense may not be possible. The Salvation Army in Sussex has come together with community partners to create a recycle-a-bike program to ensure all children have access to this opportunity. “It’s a community effort,” explains Captain  […]
HALIFAX, NS, August 26, 2021 – Today and Saturday, The Salvation Army will be distributing more than 600 backpacks filled with school supplies for children in need in Halifax and Dartmouth. “So many families have been impacted financially over the past year that the added cost of school supplies just isn’t feasible,” explains Captain Brent  […]

How to Support Backpack Programs in the Maritimes

Posted on 10th August 2021, by Maritime
Each September, hundreds of families struggle with the added expense of school supplies. The Salvation Army operates backpack programs in more than seven communities across the Maritimes to help ease this financial burden for parents and guardians. You can help by donating new school supplies items to The Salvation Army in your community.  Halifax West  […]
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  […]