Standing Together Against Bullying – Pink Shirt Day

Posted on 26th February 2020, by Maritime
On February 26, The Salvation Army Maritime Division is taking part in Anti-Bullying Day – a national event started by two Nova Scotia students more than ten year ago when they stood up for a fellow classmate who was being bullied for the colour of his shirt.  For Captain Kim Chan, bullying is an issue  […]
Categories: 2020, Events

Kettle Success Supports Programs Across the Maritimes

Posted on 11th February 2020, by Maritime
The results are in! The Salvation Army’s iconic Christmas kettle campaign raised more than 1.8 million across Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island thanks to the generous support of our donors and volunteers.  Nationally, the campaign raised more than $23.5 million this holiday season. Salvationist Magazine shared that the Canada and Bermuda territory  […]
Categories: 2020, Events

Staying Warm and Starting Conversations on Bell Let’s Talk Day

Posted on 31st January 2020, by Maritime
Salvation Army emergency disaster services volunteers are braving the cold to provide warm meals, hot drinks and winter clothing for those who are struggling in Halifax. The Jack Frost Outreach Program takes place in downtown Halifax each Wednesday evening during the winter months. The service began more than 15 years ago and has become a  […]

The HEAT Fund is Now Available for 2020

Posted on 14th January 2020, by Maritime
For more than twenty years, the Good Neighbour Energy Fund has provided emergency home heating support to keep thousands of vulnerable Nova Scotians warm during the winter months. Now, with a new name and increased funding, the Home Energy Assistance Top-up (HEAT) Fund will provide support for even more households in need across Nova Scotia.  […]

Nova Scotia Power brings Christmas Feast to Spryfield

Posted on 24th December 2019, by Maritime
Christmas dinner came early for about 30 community members in Spryfield, NS on December 23rd thanks to a robust team of volunteers with Nova Scotia Power (NSP) and The Salvation Army, Spryfield Family and Community Services unit. “When a team of staff from Nova Scotia Power were looking for a meaningful opportunity to serve in  […]
The sounds of the season are in the air with our annual tradition and holiday favorite, the Beary Merry Christmas Concert series. This spectacular event features the Stadacona Band of the Royal Canadian Navy, the Cantatrice Ensemble girls’ choir, along with the talented and funny, CTV’s Liz Rigney as emcee. Combined, these talented individuals offer  […]

Angel Tree Giving with a Heartfelt Cause

Posted on 15th November 2019, by Maritime
With 16 thank you certificates prominently displayed at her work, Cheryl Davies is delighted to be a part of The Salvation Army’s Angel Giving Tree Program. She has been supporting the toy drive for 18 years and has no plans of retiring. Cheryl is quick to offer the reason for her inspiration, which she shares  […]

Home is where Rocky’s heart is

Posted on 10th October 2019, by Maritime
The healing effects of community in the midst of mental illness – a series of stories A benefactor of The Salvation Army’s programs and services, Rocky shares his intimate life-story of drug use, theft, and prison time, which he is able to connect to early childhood trauma. “We accepted the abuse because it was the  […]

It’s that time again … back-to-school

Posted on 30th August 2019, by Maritime
With help from Nova Scotia Power Inc., Giant Tiger, and many volunteers, including interpreters, The Salvation Army was able to equip 220 children with backpacks through the Centre of Hope’s Community and Family Services in Halifax filled with school supplies so they can go back-to-school with the essential tools they need to succeed. “Giving back  […]
Categories: 2019, Events