Maritime Division


Shuffler’s brave the cold for a great cause


"Everyday I'm shufflin'…"

On December 3, hundreds of runners and walkers braved the chilly Maritime weather to hit the trails for a great cause.

The Santa Shuffle Fun Run and Elf Walk was in full swing in Fredericton, Moncton, Saint John, Halifax and Charlottetown, with participants coming dressed as Rudolph, Santa, the elves, and even a slice of Christmas-morning bacon.

The funds raised through the Santa Shuffle will go towards local community initiatives and provide support to those most in need throughout the […]


Why You Should Help Fill the Kettle This Holiday Season


Each Christmas, The Salvation Army relies on thousands of volunteers to help our kettle campaign. Ginger Braaten is one of our faithful volunteers who shares why she supports The Salvation Army.

“Salvation Army kettles are a part of my childhood. I remember Christmas shopping with my family and hearing the bells. Mom and Dad immediately reached for their wallets and would pass the bills to my sister and me to put in the kettle. There was always a warm smile on […]


“Kettle Games” kick off the kettle season


The Salvation Army’s Christmas kettle campaign kicked off across the Maritimes today with a festive competition airing on CTV Morning Live Atlantic. 

Competitors Mayor Mike Savage; SMU Huskies players, Jenny Lewis and Andreas Robinson; and CTV hosts, Cyril Lunney and Alyse Hand, were given a series of fun and festive challenges to officially kick off the Christmas kettles hitting streets across the Maritimes.  Mayor Mike Savage pulled out a narrow victory, as the morning concluded with CTV Morning Live Host, Heidi Petracek, […]

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Abe Leventhal leaves a legacy


Though he is no longer with us, Abe Leventhal is continuing to make a difference in the community. As a long-time donor, Leventhal believed in the good work of The Salvation Army, and upon his passing, at age 90, bequeathed $200,000 to continue helping those in need.  

Abe Leventhal is largely recognized as the man behind the restoration and renovation of The Waverly Inn. Behind the opulence of the Inn, Leventhal was a community-minded man intent on giving back and […]