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Open Arms Centre hosts fall registration fun day

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The Open Arms Centre got ready to kick off the new school year on Friday, hosting a registration event that featured food and fun for children and adults alike. Families enjoyed a barbecue, face painting, games, prizes and even a bouncy castle, turning a run-of-the-mill registration into much more. Located in downtown Halifax, in Uniacke Square, the Open Arms Centre serves as a positive environment for children and women of the community. The Centre operates programs Monday through Friday. During the morning and early afternoon, the centre hosts women from

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Hearty produce from the Charlottetown Farmers Market provides food for those in need

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This summer, golden carrots, turnip and yellow zucchini brighten the tables of The Salvation Army’s Community and Family Services (CFS) in Charlottetown. This is thanks, in part, to the partnership with the Charlottetown Farmers Market. The vendors have begun donating the leftover produce each week that does not sell. This produce is making a big difference in the CFS Breakfast Room, a drop-in breakfast program open every weekday from 9 – 11a.m. They’ll typically see anywhere from 150 – 200 people every morning. “We make the produce available every day