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Volunteers bring hope to The Charlottetown Friendship Room

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The Charlottetown Friendship Room is a weekday morning community drop-in centre, which serves between 100 and 200 people a day. There are currently four volunteers assisting each week.

Evelyn Maclure and Ramize Rexhepi are two women who volunteer each week serving tea, coffee and donuts to bring hope to some of Charlottetown’s most vulnerable people.

Evelyn’s first encounter with The Salvation Army was a job opportunity at the Sunset Lodge Senior’s Home in Charlottetown. This connection brought her to The Charlottetown Community […]

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Captured Escape Rooms partners with Feed the Need

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Captured Escape Rooms is Halifax’s newest and largest escape room business. People choose an experience and are locked in a room. To escape they must work together to solve clues, complete puzzles, and overcome challenges. 

Co-owner of Captured Escape Rooms, Kelsey Keddy decided to add a charitable component to her business. Each experience includes two clues, but if you are still captured there is an opportunity to receive a third clue if a five dollar donation is made to local […]

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Dignity is salvation

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Article written by: Jessica Laurenza, originally published by The Dalhousie Gazette 

Craig Stewart was never addicted to drugs or alcohol. This is how he wound up in a homeless shelter.

There’s a red line on the pavement outside the building where residents must stand behind when smoking. As I approach, about a dozen men are sitting on the curb. “Are you a nurse? A doctor? Somebody’s daughter?” I explain I’m a journalist, to which a man replies, “well you’re […]

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Doing good by cleaning out your closet

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As warmer weather approaches, many of us start thinking about spring cleaning. While you sort through your clothes and household items, we encourage you to donate to a Salvation Army Thrift Store near you. 

The following are some of the ways your contributions will improve the lives of vulnerable children and families and protect the environment by diverting waste from landfills. 

1. Clothes: With 1 in 10 people in Canada living in poverty, gently-used clothes are always in need.

2. Unwanted electronics: Salvation […]