Maritime Division

The Salvation Army Open Arms Centre celebrates ten years in the neigjbourhood of Uniacke Square

10 years of Open Arms

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For ten years, The Salvation Army's Open Arms Centre has been providing community and family services to the neighbourhood of Uniacke Square. 

Since the establishment of the neighbourhood in the 1960s, Uniacke Square has been faced with a number of systemic barriers and a lack of available social services. Despite these challenges, the resiliency of the community remained steadfast with neighbours assisting each other as far as their means could provide.

The Salvation Army would soon be invited to join the community's effort by providing […]

Representatives from NRO present cheque to Scotian Glen Camp

Thrift Store raises over $25,000 to send more kids to camp

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The lives of many more children from across the Maritimes will be enriched by the generosity of local communities who supported The Salvation Army Thrift Store’s 2017 Send a Kid to Camp campaign. Representatives from the National Recycling Operations (NRO) recently presented a cheque for over $25,000 to The Salvation Army’s Scotian Glen Camp Director.

“We’re very excited about this generous donation, which will help to ensure many children can enjoy a fun and safe week-long summer camp in a caring […]

Salvation Army staff share food with those in need. About 10.6 percent of Prince Edward Island's population is affected by food insecurity

Summerside food drive thrives

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Twice in one year, the Summerside Corps hosted a community food drive in partnership with Canada Post. Last fall, the event was so successful that another food drive was planned for the spring. Over 16,000 flyers were distributed via Canada Post to inform the community about the event.

On June 2, 1200 pounds of food was collected for the food bank, which serves the community on Monday, Wednesday and Fridays from 1 to 3 pm.

“This is a great community event that […]

Community partners help send kids to camp

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This summer over four-hundred children from the Maritimes will make their way to Scotian Glen Summer Camp in Thorburn, Nova Scotia for a week of fun in the sun.

Scotian Glen Summer Camp serves as a safe and caring environment where children from families in need can indulge in sports, arts and other activities that may be otherwise inaccessible.

The Salvation Army is grateful to our many community partners who come alongside to make Scotian Glen a memorable experience for children age […]