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TRIM 2015 Emergency Disaster Services conference to take place in Moncton this April

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The 2015 TRIM (Trained Responders in the Maritimes) Conference will take place April 9-11 in Moncton at the Delta Beausejour. TRIM 2015 is an opportunity for Salvation Army officers, employees, volunteers and congregations to acquire knowledge that will allow them to be part of an emergency response operation.

When disaster strikes, The Salvation Army’s Emergency Disaster Services is mobilized throughout the region, to provide support to first responders and victims. This conference will allow our personnel, as well as our partners, [...]

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Winter Retreat helps young people find direction

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Last weekend, young people aged 18 – 30 gathered at the Holiday Inn in Truro, NS, to replenish and connect. For some people, the hardest part of their lives is when they are in their 20s. It can be a time of self-doubt and confusion as they attempt to figure out what they want to do with their lives. This Winter Retreat weekend, allowed a safe environment to explore these topics as they focused on life choices [...]

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Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services: Delivering hope in a crisis

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When disaster strikes, the need is great. The Salvation Army has been operating its Emergency Disaster Services for over 100 years, to provide support to first responders and those affected.

In the event of a natural disaster, fire or other catastrophe, our trained personnel are mobilized throughout the region, to provide support to first responders and victims. Those disasters can be large scale operations involving specialized vehicles and teams of personnel, like the Perth-Andover, N.B., flooding of 2013, when over 200 [...]

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Christmas Kettle Campaign sets record with over $1.8 million raised in the Maritimes

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Maritimers answered the bell again for those in need in their community, contributing a record total of $1.84 million to The Salvation Army’s annual Christmas kettle campaign in 2014.

Kettles appeared at 200 locations throughout Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island, collecting funds from mid-November until Christmas Eve. In 2013, Maritimers donated $1.71 million to the campaign.

Kettle funds support our Christmas hamper program, which provides Christmas dinner and gifts for all children in the home for thousands of families [...]