Summerside food drive thrives

Posted on 10th July 2017, by Maritime
Summerside food drive thrives
Twice in one year, the Summerside Corps hosted a community food drive in partnership with Canada Post. Last fall, the event was so successful that another food drive was planned for the spring. Over 16,000 flyers were distributed via Canada Post to inform the community about the event. On June 2, 1200 pounds of food  […]

Motorcycles roll out for The Salvation Army in PEI

Posted on 21st August 2012, by Maritime
The threat of rain did little to dampen the enthusiasm in Prince Edward Island this past weekend, as the rolling roads played host to the second annual charity memorial motorcycle ride in support of The Salvation Army. Nearly 100 bikes gathered for the ride, which serves as a memorial to fallen fellow motorcycle enthusiasts Paul  […]
Caption: Organizers of the Charity Memorial Ride pose with representatives from The Salvation Army in Summerside, PEI, last year during the inaugural edition of the event. From left to right, Lea Schurman, Darlene Miner, Roger Caissie, Debbie Caissie, Majors Willis and Priscilla Drover, Corps Officers, and Marj Montgomery, Community and Family Services Coordinator. The roads  […]
Caption: Trevor Ramsay, left, of the Canada Revenue Agency Tax Centre in Summerside, PEI, presents a cheque to Marj Montgomery, Community and Family Services Coordinator in Summerside, part of the Tax Centre employees’ continued support of The Salvation Army in Summerside. Employees of Canada Revenue Agency’s Summerside Tax Centre have continued their support to The  […]

Riding with purpose in Summerside

Posted on 30th August 2011, by Maritime
Nearly 200 motorcycles hit the rolling, pastoral roads of Prince Edward earlier this month to remember a friend and help those in their community. The Charity Memorial Ride 2011 in memory of Yvette Arsenault took place in Summerside on Sunday, Aug. 21. Organized by the PEI HOG (Harley Owners Group) Chapter, the ride aimed to  […]

Summerside Thrift Store cuts ribbon on new location

Posted on 13th June 2011, by Maritime
For most businesses, expansion is a good thing. For Salvation Army social services, increased demand comes with the reality that more people in the community are in need. This is the case in Summerside, where recently the Salvation Army relocated and expanded a trio of offerings in the city – namely the thrift store, food  […]