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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,  […]
Even though spring is still a few weeks away, The Salvation Army in Fredericton is already preparing for their community garden by starting plants from seed, building a new greenhouse and hiring local gardeners to assist with the project. “We are really looking forward to our second year,” explains Susan Strickland, community services coordinator. “In  […]

Salvation Army Now Operating a Mobile Service Unit in Saint John

Posted on 17th February 2021, by Maritime
This week, The Salvation Army will officially begin operating a mobile service unit in Saint John, New Brunswick. The vehicle will provide transportation for clients, meal delivery services and bring life-changing programs directly to people in need. “The mobile unit opens up so many opportunities for us to help the community” says Major Tracy, leader  […]