Maritime Division

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Helping kids make the grade in Halifax

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James Woods’ office was overrun by backpacks. So was the office beside him and two others across the hall. As Special Programs Coordinator at the Halifax Centre of Hope, he knows how essential these backpacks are to families in the community.

On August 24, the Centre of Hope was site of the Back to School kickoff. This year, the Salvation Army’s Back to School program gave nearly 250 children a backpack filled with the tools needed to have a successful school year.

The Back to […]

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Cooking up fun in Dartmouth

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The Salvation Army in Dartmouth brings new meaning to the saying "too many cooks in the kitchen." Kelly Currie, Coordinator of Community and Family Services, launched Kidz Kitchen, a volunteer-run program dedicated to giving kids the tools needed to prepare healthy meals in a fun way.

Inspired by a program originally designed by Feed Nova Scotia, Currie started Kidz Kitchen to give kids in the community an opportunity to have fun while learning […]

The Miramichi Resource Centre is home to a number of community services.

Summer heats up the need for donations

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As summer heats up, many of us are focused on vacations, beach days and patio nights. But with the joy of summer also comes the unfortunate reality that donations tend to drop during this time. While some of us are caught up in summer festivals, holidays and barbeques, many men and women are struggling to access basic necessities, particularly toiletries.

An appeal for donations during the summer months often results in a surge of food and clothing being dropped off at […]

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Corporate partners serve the community

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Thank you to our  many  corporate partners  who graciously donate their time, money and resources to assisting those who need it most.  This month we would like to highlight three supporters who have gone above and beyond the call of duty to address key areas of need in their communities. 

Sportwheels, Energy 103.5 and The Salvation Army are celebrating their sixth year partnering  to bring the joy of riding a bike to underprivileged children in the Halifax Regional Municipality. 

“One of […]