The Salvation Army has once again partnered with Molly Maid for their Christmas in July food drive program. The program aims to give food bank shelves a much needed boost during difficult summer months. During ‘Christmas in July’, clients are encouraged to fill pink Molly Maid bags with non-perishables when receiving cleaning. Molly Maid locations  […]

Dignity Month Wrap: Miramichi fashion show

Posted on 3rd June 2011, by Maritime
As Dignity Month wraps up this week, we’ll look back at just a couple of the many events that took place across the region to raise money and awareness about the Dignity Project. In support of Dignity Month, the Miramichi corps of The Salvation Army held a trio of fundraisers. A barbecue raised $228.97 and  […]

Dignity Month Wrap: Maritimers get fed for a cause

Posted on 31st May 2011, by Maritime
As Dignity Month wraps up this week, we’ll look back at just a couple of the many events that took place across the region to raise money and awareness about the Dignity Project. One of the many initiatives that Salvation Army locations across the Maritimes did in the month of May was a fundraising meal.  […]

Halifax Booth Place Apartments officially opened

Posted on 26th May 2011, by Maritime
The Salvation Army officially opened its Booth Place Apartments today in Halifax. The project features 16 new, fully furnished bachelor apartments for men experiencing homelessness and is located at the Halifax Centre of Hope location, 2019 Creighton Street. Booth Place Apartments will serve as an ongoing supportive housing program for members of the community that  […]

Discover Dignity Month

Posted on 24th May 2011, by Maritime
The Salvation Army has declared May as Dignity Month, in support of the Dignity Project and the annual Red Shield Campaign. The Dignity Project was launched in March with the goal of educating the public about the reality of poverty in the 21st century. Everyone deserves the fundamental right of human dignity, and yet modern  […]

Food Bank struggles to keep shelves stocked

Posted on 19th May 2011, by Maritime
Captain Sean Furey may soon be forced to do something he’s never had to do in seven years of operating a Dartmouth food bank: put out a closed sign. With food supplies dwindling and demand as high as ever, Captain Furey is on the brink of not being able to provide to the many members  […]
There’s no such thing as too young, or too old to make a significant difference. Led by 91-year-old Ruth Daniels, the Martock and Windsor Forks Women’s Institute crafted 150 new handmade quilts and donated the lot to The Salvation Army earlier this month. Founded in 1913, the institute is comprised of women in the community  […]
The Salvation Army’s Emergency Disaster Services team from Halifax honed their skills on Friday, May 13, participating in Exercise Scotian Pearl, a government-coordinated training scenario. The Exercise, held at Shannon Park in Dartmouth, simulated chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear emergencies. The coordinated response involved all three levels of government, police, fire, emergency medical services and  […]

TRIM 2011 – Training Responders In the Maritimes

Posted on 26th April 2011, by Maritime
From April 14-16, 2011, 56 people from the Division and the Territory gathered in Saint John, New Brunswick to take part in the TRIM Training Symposium. TRIM is a biennial Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) gathering that equips officers, employees and volunteers for disaster response. Participants took part in courses including Individual and Peer Crisis Intervention,  […]

H20 (Help To Others) Water Assistance Program Established

Posted on 30th March 2011, by Salvation Army
Halifax Water, in partnership with The Salvation Army, is pleased to announce the H2O-Help to Others, Water Assistance Program. The new program, being implemented April 1st, will provide 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  […]