Maritime Division

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Paul Tingley brings the spirit of a champion to the sixth annual Hope in the City Leadership Breakfast

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Paralympian and Sailing World Champion Paul TIngley will serve as keynote speaker for the sixth annual Hope in the City Leadership Breakfast, presented by Nova Scotia Power.

The Hope in the City Leadership Breakfast is an annual fundraiser, bringing together 400 business and community leaders in support of the programs and services of The Salvation Army. This event takes place Friday, May 26 at the Westin Nova Scotian, and will include networking, education and entertainment. Paul Tingley’s inspiring story of overcoming […]

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Good Neighbour Energy Fund opens for 2017

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The Good Neighbour Energy Fund (GNEF) has opened for the 2017 heating season. Nova Scotia Power, in partnership with the provincial government and The Salvation Army, has been providing home heating assistance for families and individuals across Nova Scotia since 1997. 

The GNEF provides emergency assistance for all forms of heating, including propane, oil, fuel, firewood, coal, and electricity. The application form can be accessed online or at any Salvation Army office across the province. Applicants are able to apply for the […]

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Christmas Kettle Campaign hits $1.9 million in the Maritimes

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People across the Maritimes answered the call of The Salvation Army bells by contributing over $1.9 million to the annual Christmas Kettle Campaign, exceeding last years’ donations by $3,800.

The funds were collected at approximately 200 kettle sites throughout the Maritimes from mid-November through Christmas Eve. Donations were also received through The Salvation Army online kettle campaign at fillthekettle.ca.

“We are happy to report another successful year for the kettle campaign,” says Rhonda Harrington, Divisional Secretary of Public Relations and […]

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Thank you to our volunteers!

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“It’s nice when you can help someone who‘s in need,” says long-time volunteer, Lu.

Years ago, Lu came to The Salvation Army for assistance during Christmas. She knew then and there that she would volunteer with the organization as a way of giving back to the community. “Knowing my kids would wake up with something under the tree” was an enormous help during a difficult time. 

The Christmas assistance program helps over 5,000 families in the Maritimes, […]