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  […]
On March 10, TD Bank was recognized with a special plaque honouring its $50,000 commitment in support of the Spryfield Family Resource Centre through Operation: Building Hope, The Salvation Army Maritime Division Capital Campaign. Mindy Beakhouse and Stephanie Morrison from the Halifax office are pictured here with Major Morris Vincent, Area Commander, Southern Region and  […]

We don’t do Christmas alone

Posted on 16th December 2010, by Maritime
In 2009, over 100,000 Maritimers turned to The Salvation Army for support, assistance and hope. That number continues to rise as a growing number of individuals struggle to make ends meet. Perhaps the biggest challenge is meeting the need at Christmas. On a day-to-day basis, The Army manages a team of 300 staff and approximately  […]

2010 Halifax Santa Shuffle

Posted on 10th December 2010, by Maritime
The Salvation Army’s annual Santa Shuffle 5km Fun Run and 1 km Elf Walk brought over 500 families and friends together at Shearwater Lower Base to assist the community in need during the Christmas Season and throughout the year. View the fun and colour by visiting our FlickR photo album HERE. Winner of two tickets  […]

A Miracle Day for The Salvation Army

Posted on 7th December 2010, by Maritime
Left to Right: Matt Cleveland & Katie Kelly- C100Promotions, Brad Dryden – C100 Morning Crew, Wanda Vincent, Rhonda Harrington & Morris Vincent – The Salvation Army, Per Humle – CIBC Wood Gundy, Branch Manager The CIBC Wood Gundy Miracle Day campaign has been raising money the first day of December for local charities since 1984.  […]

A Beary Merry Christmas

Posted on 25th November 2010, by Maritime
The iconic Beary Merry Christmas concerts in Halifax had extra to celebrate this year – a cheque for $30,000 from Metro Halifax / Truro Shoppers Drug Marts for The Salvation Army. Earlier in the fall, The Army and Shoppers Drug Mart partnered to raise funds to advance women’s whole health in and around Halifax through  […]

Horsing Around

Posted on 31st October 2010, by Maritime
“The outside of a horse is good for the inside of a man – and kids,” – Wally McNutt told us as he helped present The Salvation Army Maritime Division with a cheque for $3,150. Wally and community partner Julie Fulton are passionate about Quarter Horses and kids. Julie’s Max Welton Ranch is located right  […]

CIBC celebrates $100,000 commitment to The Salvation Army

Posted on 1st September 2010, by Maritime
HALIFAX, September 1, 2010 – CIBC celebrated its $100,000 commitment to The Salvation Army in Halifax with a donation presentation at the CIBC Barrington and Duke branch. CIBC’s donation will go towards repairs and upgrades beginning this year to The Salvation Army’s Centre of Hope on Gottingen Street. The funds will help restore The Salvation  […]