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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  […]
For most Maritimers, milk and eggs are simply staples on the grocery list. But for families that rely on Salvation Army food banks, these expensive items are not always accessible. But now, thanks to funding from MAZON Canada, The Salvation Army in Fredericton is able to offer weekly food box that include milk and eggs.   […]

Maritime Thrift Stores Ready for Easter 2021

Posted on 22nd March 2021, by Maritime
The spring colors of Easter can now be seen on display at most Maritime thrift stores. When we begin to see the pretty colored baskets in windows it’s an indication that the time of year is approaching. The team at The Salvation Army North Sydney Thrift Store created 30 children’s Easter baskets for this year’s  […]
National Social Work Month, observed throughout March, uplifts the social workers of our country, and celebrates their constant contributions to our society. These professionals use psychology and sociology to solve social issues and improve individual lives. Many Salvation Army locations in the Maritimes offer various types of social services; while not all are trained specifically  […]

Kind Gesture from Salvation Army Lasts a Lifetime

Posted on 8th March 2021, by Maritime
For 93-year-old Faye Kavanagh, there was no doubt that she would give a gift to The Salvation Army in her will after a kind gesture made by the Army more than 32 years ago. “It was the summer of 1984 and I was recovering from foot surgery,” Faye recalls. “My sister, Kathleen, and my nephew,  […]