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Re-purposed pews used to create Tabernacle at St. Paul’s Catholic Church

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The Salvation Army’s Dartmouth Community Church has moved from its original building, but the 70 year-old pews from the church were re-purposed for new projects. Leftover pews that couldn’t be sold were given to members of The Atlantic Woodworkers Association.

The Atlantic Woodworkers Association has strong ties to The Salvation Army. For the past 25 years the association has built 200 toys each year for children during Christmas. 

John Woods, a member of The Atlantic Woodworkers Association was wondering what to […]

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Christmas in July food drive with MOLLY MAID

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Did you know that during the summer months 918,724 Canadians will access a food bank? This number is startling and shows that food donations are increasingly important during the summer months.

 Each year MOLLY MAID participates in a national Christmas in July food drive to help stock emptied food bank shelves. Food bank donations typically decrease in the summer months, so food drives such as these are much appreciated.  

During Christmas in July MOLLY MAID clients are encouraged to fill up […]

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Anyone can be a superhero

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This is a guest post by Lieutenant Sarah Braye ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­ – Sarah is a follower of Christ and desires to inspire people. She's a dreamer and believes that the impossible is possible. Sarah is Lieutenant of Saint John Hope Community Church.

“A hero can be anyone. Even a man doing something as simple and reassuring as putting a coat around a little boy’s shoulder to let him know the world hadn’t ended.” Batman

This quote is a great reminder that we all have […]

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Port Saint John Community Days a success

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On a sunny day in Saint John, N.B. the Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) truck made a pit stop at Port Saint John Community Days. The carnival-like festival drew a crowd of over 6,000 people and was a fantastic day for the community.

Bouncy castles, emergency services crews, face painting and dunk tanks were just some of the highlights from the day. The Salvation Army’s EDS truck gave back to the community by handing out over 1,000 freezies to local community members.

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