Maritime Division

20140318_gc_442

Released and restored

06
.13

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 reintegration program for conditionally released male and female offenders,” says Alex Greening, Executive Director. “Then, when they are released back into the community, we provide after-care […]

Open house demonstrates that poverty isn’t always easy to see

06
.06

You can’t always tell who’s living in poverty or who needs help making ends meet. And more often than not, poverty is closer to you than you think.

To promote awareness of this issue, The Salvation Army hosted an ‘Open House’ exhibit in early May. But this was not your typical open house. Instead, people walked into a home that outlined some of the challenges faced by a family impacted by poverty. The Salvation Army recreated the living circumstances, room by […]

Hope

Doc Hendley founder of Wine to Water celebrates Hope in the City in Halifax

05
.26

Doc Hendley founder and president of  non-profit Wine to Water, visited Halifax to support The Salvation Army at its fifth annual Hope in the City Leadership Breakfast. The event drew over 300 business people to the Halifax World Trade and Convention Centre, for a morning of networking, entertainment and education about the work The Salvation Army is doing in Halifax.

While bartending in North Carolina Doc Hendley originally intended to fundraise money in support of the world’s fresh water crisis. However, […]

SalvArmy_CWS-07_sepia

Family Traditions

05
.18

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 the officer he asked for a stamp.

The officer inquired: “What do you want the stamp for?” He said, “To write home.”

“Well,” said The Salvation Army officer, […]