Maritime Division


The Salvation Army distributes toys, food to families in need this Christmas


What happens when it’s shaping up to be a not-so-merry Christmas? One-in-11 Canadians live in poverty, and for those people living in or near poverty, the expenses of the Christmas season can cause a lot of trepidation. The Salvation Army provides support to those in need during this season with our Christmas hamper program. Thousands of families around the Maritimes will receive support – in the form of food for Christmas dinner, and gifts for any children in the home – to help make Christmas a little brighter. The toy


What’s Happening: Salvation Army in Moncton


December is a busy time around The Salvation Army, but even by those standards, The Salvation Army in Moncton had a full (and awesome) day on Saturday. On that day, the fifth annual Stuff-a-Bus Toy Drive took place, with partners Codiac Transpo and Sobeys along with radio stations XL96 and C103. The drive, which as the name implies encourages donors to stuff a transport bus full of toys, collected approximately $25,000 worth of toys along with $1,300 in gift cards and cash donations. The day also saw the 25th annual