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Salvation Army helps with flood relief efforts in Sydney


The Salvation Army is on the ground assisting with clean up and relief efforts in Sydney. The Community Response Unit Mobile Kitchen has been providing hot soup, sandwiches, and beverages to volunteers, crew and community members. 

The Salvation Army will be distributing donated funds to flood victims whose application for assistance have been reviewed and approved by Cape Breton Regional Municipality by the end of this week. In-person monetary donations can be made to The Salvation Army Sydney Corps located at 55 Inglis […]


Community Cafe celebrates one year anniversary


Truro’s Community Café is celebrating its first anniversary.

The Community Café is a program ran weekly by the Salvation Army; aimed towards bringing members of the local community together for a free morning of coffee, tea, and snacks.

“We are really excited to be celebrating the first anniversary of the café program,” said Lt. Sarah Braye, pastor of Truro’s Salvation Army.

“When we first started September 15, of last year, we had 30 people come in,” added Beverley Snooks. “Our last café brought […]

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Sleep Country helps kids have a good night’s sleep


Thanks to the work of Sleep Country Canada and their customers, the Salvation Army will be able to give children from low-income families a great start to a good night's sleep.  

From August 1 to August 31, Sleep Country locations across Canada collected new or gently used pyjamas and storybooks for donation to the Salvation Army, with donations coming from as far away as New Minas. "Many parents are unable to buy new books for their kids. Reading to children before bedtime […]

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Small Blessings on a big bus


Children attending The Salvation Army’s Small Blessing Day Care in Moncton will now be taking bus trips in style. Small Blessings recently acquired its very first bus to pick up children from the Moncton and Riverview areas, making transportation a little easier on families.

Small Blessings Director, Lorraine Veysey says, “The bus is a welcome new addition to the Small Blessings program. With the Small Blessing expansion, we doubled our after-school spaces. The purpose of the bus is to enable us […]