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Released and restored

Posted on 13th June 2016, by Maritime
When the prison doors open and the offender is conditionally released, what happens next? There are several challenges faced by offenders at the time of their release and The Salvation Army in Moncton, N.B., is helping them successfully transition back into the community. “The Salvation Army’s Greenfield House is a residential facility that offers a  […]

Family Traditions

Posted on 18th May 2016, by Maritime
During the Second World War, Ted Reid was stationed in England. He wanted to write home to family and friends, so he went to an aid organization and asked for a stamp – but without any funds he was turned away. No money, no stamp! He then went to The Salvation Army. In speaking to  […]

International Salvation Army Celebrates 150 Years

Posted on 6th July 2015, by Maritime
From July 1-5, 2015, more than 15,000 (1,000 from Canada) Salvation Army members and friends united in London, UK, at the Boundless Congress, to celebrate 150 years of bringing help and hope to the world’s most vulnerable. The Salvation Army began its work in 1865 when William Booth, a London minister, abandoned the conventional concept of  […]
The Salvation Army’s Dartmouth Community Church has moved from its original building, but the 70 year-old pews from the church were re-purposed for new projects. Leftover pews that couldn’t be sold were given to members of The Atlantic Woodworkers Association. The Atlantic Woodworkers Association has strong ties to The Salvation Army. For the past 25  […]

Christmas in July food drive with MOLLY MAID

Posted on 24th June 2015, by Maritime
Did you know that during the summer months 918,724 Canadians will access a food bank? This number is startling and shows that food donations are increasingly important during the summer months.  Each year MOLLY MAID participates in a national Christmas in July food drive to help stock emptied food bank shelves. Food bank donations typically  […]

Anyone can be a superhero

Posted on 20th June 2015, by Maritime
This is a guest post by Lieutenant Sarah Braye ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­ – Sarah is a follower of Christ and desires to inspire people. She's a dreamer and believes that the impossible is possible. Sarah is Lieutenant of Saint John Hope Community Church. “A hero can be anyone. Even a man doing something as simple and reassuring as putting  […]
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Top 10 things you can do today to leave a legacy

Posted on 22nd May 2015, by Maritime
1. Prepare a will. 2. Leave a gift in your will for The Salvation Army to make a difference in the lives of others. 3. Leave a specific dollar amount or a percentage of your assets to The Salvation Army 4. Consider using assets for your legacy gift. 5. Name The Salvation Army as a  […]