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Moms and tots given a chance to learn and grow together

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Moms and tots trudged through the snow on a dreary Tuesday to spend the morning connecting with those gathered at the Precious Moments playgroup in Dartmouth, N.S. The Salvation Army Dartmouth Community and Family Resources recently moved into their new space at 171 Main Street. The facility is set up with play mats and toys with large windows overlooking Main Street. The tables are laden with snacks and craft supplies for that day’s craft: sun [...]

Premier Wade MacLauchlan, centre, presents a donation to Captain Jamie Locke for the Bedford MacDonald House. From left to right, community and family services worker Beth Cruwys, Captain Elaine Locke and Gordie Clow. (Courtesy: Communications PEI)

The Salvation Army Bedford MacDonald House receives assistance from PEI government

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Photo Caption: Premier Wade MacLauchlan, centre, presents a donation to Captain Jamie Locke for the Bedford MacDonald House. From left to right, community and family services worker Beth Cruwys, Captain Elaine Locke and Gordie Clow. (Courtesy: Communications PEI)

The Prince Edward Island government is increasing its assistance to the Bedford MacDonald House for its work to provide shelter for men who are experiencing short-term homelessness.

The provincial government will provide The Salvation Army, which operates the Bedford MacDonald House, with an additional [...]

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Community Response Unit supports Coldest Night of the Year in Saint John

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Hot chocolate and bottled water were in high demand from The Salvation Army’s Community Response Unit (CRU) last weekend as it supported the Coldest Night of the Year fundraiser in Saint John, NB.

Coldest Night of the Year is a national walk fundraiser that takes place in over 80 locations across the country. Intrepid participants braved the cold to walk routes of 2.5, 5 or 10 kilometres on Saturday, Feb. 21. Ready and waiting as a rest stop on the route, [...]

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Hope in the City Leadership Breakfast just three months away

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The Hope in the City Leadership Breakfast, presented by Nova Scotia Power, is now just three months away and tickets are going fast.

On Friday, May 8, humanitarian Dr. Samantha Nutt will be in Halifax in May to serve as keynote speaker for the fourth annual breakfast at the Westin Nova Scotian. It will bring together approximately 400 business people and community leaders for a morning of networking, education and entertainment in support of the work The Salvation Army is [...]