Photo of a fire chief posed in front of a fire truck.
Fire Chief Darby Allen will serve as keynote speaker for the seventh annual Hope in the City Leadership Breakfast, presented by Nova Scotia Power. The Hope in the City Leadership Breakfast is an annual fundraiser, bringing together 400 business and community leaders in support of the programs and services of The Salvation Army. This event  […]
For over 20 years, the Home Energy Assistance Top-up (HEAT) Fund, formerly the Good Neighbour Energy Fund (GNEF), has been helping Nova Scotians with emergency home heating. Thanks to an on-going partnership with Nova Scotia Power and the Government of Nova Scotia, The Salvation Army has been able to provide heating support to those experiencing  […]

A soft place to land

Posted on 12th January 2018, by Maritime
Two individuals hold pillow cases donated to the Anchorage Addictions Program
Sixteen pillows and pillow cases donated by Saint Peter’s Anglican Church in Halifax are just the right amount for the number of men who can participate in the Anchorage Recovery Program at any given time at the Centre of Hope. “We’re a small parish, but we look for opportunities to support those living in our  […]

Wooden toys crafted for Christmas

Posted on 21st December 2017, by Maritime
A group of individuals display the wooden toys they have created
Santa’s woodworking elves have been busy crafting quality wooden toys just in time to be wrapped and placed under many Christmas trees this year for children to enjoy. Since the early 1980s, members of the Atlantic Woodworkers Association have been making cars, trucks, planes, musical instruments, pull toys, dragons, dinosaurs and much more, donating them  […]

Thanks to all who supported the Christmas Daddies Telethon

Posted on 19th December 2017, by Maritime
A woman shares her Christmas story
Once again, The Salvation Army is grateful for the support of the Christmas Daddies Telethon and for this ongoing holiday tradition that continues to inspire people to give. The proceeds of more than $455,000 will go a long way to support thousands of children and families providing food and toys at Christmas. Without a doubt,  […]

Michelle is paying it forward

Posted on 19th December 2017, by Maritime
Three Salvationists stand with Michelle and her donations for her adopted family
A recent move to the Maritimes from British Columbia brought back a flood of memories treasured by Michelle of the support she has received from The Salvation Army over the years of her life. “The Salvation Army has helped me immensely; their support never discriminates and it is always unconditional,” says Michelle. At the young  […]

Emergency Health Services annual toy drive expands

Posted on 8th December 2017, by Maritime
Emergency responders collect toys for kids at Christmas with their truck
For three years, Emergency Health Services (EHS) paramedics have been hosting large scale toy drives in Walmart parking lots. The first began in Truro and soon spread into Halifax. This valuable contribution supports the ongoing efforts of The Salvation Army to create a brighter Christmas for many. Organizer Brett Little, a paramedic for 12-years said,  […]
Two women pose for a photo at the Cineplex-C100 Toy Drive
Smiles, fun and laughter will fill the homes of many at Christmas thanks to the ongoing support of the Cineplex-C100 toy drives. Each Christmas, the Cineplex and C100 partner with The Salvation Army to spread the word about the need for donations of toys. Donors are encouraged to visit either the Dartmouth Crossing Cineplex on  […]
Purchase your ticket, pick up a toy and join us for the Beary Merry Christmas Concert series taking place across Nova Scotia. The first concert takes place tonight at the Rebecca Cohn in Halifax. Featuring the distinguished Stadacona Band of The Royal Canadian Navy, the Cantatrice Ensemble Girls Choir and CTV’s lovely and talented Emcee,  […]

Coats for Kids in Yarmouth

Posted on 22nd November 2017, by Maritime
This winter, the Yarmouth Community Church is partnering with the Parent’s Place Resource Centre to help prepare children in the community for cold weather. “Last year, we were well into winter when kids were getting their coats and boots through our Christmas hampers in December. The cold weather starts much earlier so we approached the  […]