Maritime Division


Doc Hendley founder of Wine to Water celebrates Hope in the City in Halifax


Doc Hendley founder and president of  non-profit Wine to Water, visited Halifax to support The Salvation Army at its fifth annual Hope in the City Leadership Breakfast. The event drew over 300 business people to the Halifax World Trade and Convention Centre, for a morning of networking, entertainment and education about the work The Salvation Army is doing in Halifax.

While bartending in North Carolina Doc Hendley originally intended to fundraise money in support of the world’s fresh water crisis. However, […]


Family Traditions


During the Second World War, Ted Reid was stationed in England. He wanted to write home to family and friends, so he went to an aid organization and asked for a stamp – but without any funds he was turned away. No money, no stamp!

He then went to The Salvation Army. In speaking to the officer he asked for a stamp.

The officer inquired: “What do you want the stamp for?” He said, “To write home.”

“Well,” said The Salvation Army officer, […]


Coming together to support Fort McMurray


 We are grateful to our donors who have contributed $525,917 towards the Alberta fire response efforts. The Salvation Army’s community response vehicles continue to serve over 2,000 meals a day to first responders engaged in the Fort McMurray fire efforts.

The Salvation Army is also supporting evacuees who have relocated to other areas of the province. Our community and social service programs are distributing food, clothing and other items to help people with immediate and pressing needs. If people require assistance, […]


H2O program helps relieve financial burdens


Halifax Water, in partnership with The Salvation Army, is pleased to continue the H2O-Help to Others Water Assistance Program. The program, which started in 2011, provides valuable financial assistance to Halifax Water customers truly in need.

The H2O Fund is intended to assist low income households in an emergency, especially those with no other resources available. The H2O Fund assists with the cost of residential water and waste water.

Halifax Water Communications and Public Relations Coordinator James Campbell said, “We believe in […]