Keenagers: Young at heart, big in spirit

Posted on 3rd March 2017, by Maritime
In Moncton, a spirited group of men and women meet to go on outings, laugh, and share stories. They are partaking in a program called Keenagers, a monthly gathering that bring together seniors, age 55 years and older, for companionship, socializing, and entertainment. After retirement, many seniors find themselves with an empty nest, and often  […]

The Salvation Army flies high at City Hall

Posted on 14th December 2016, by Maritime
Salvation Army Week (Dec. 12-18) officially kicked off with a flag raising at City Hall in Fredericton, Moncton, and Halifax. Through the overcast skies and the snowfall, The Salvation Army flag could be seen flying high at City Hall. In a show of support for the work of The Salvation Army, a number of city officials were on hand  […]

Shuffler’s brave the cold for a great cause

Posted on 6th December 2016, by Maritime
"Everyday I'm shufflin'…" On December 3, hundreds of runners and walkers braved the chilly Maritime weather to hit the trails for a great cause. The Santa Shuffle Fun Run and Elf Walk was in full swing in Fredericton, Moncton, Saint John, Halifax and Charlottetown, with participants coming dressed as Rudolph, Santa, the elves, and even  […]

Small Blessings on a big bus

Posted on 16th September 2016, by Maritime
Children attending The Salvation Army’s Small Blessing Day Care in Moncton will now be taking bus trips in style. Small Blessings recently acquired its very first bus to pick up children from the Moncton and Riverview areas, making transportation a little easier on families. Small Blessings Director, Lorraine Veysey says, “The bus is a welcome  […]

Released and restored

Posted on 13th June 2016, by Maritime
When the prison doors open and the offender is conditionally released, what happens next? There are several challenges faced by offenders at the time of their release and The Salvation Army in Moncton, N.B., is helping them successfully transition back into the community. “The Salvation Army’s Greenfield House is a residential facility that offers a  […]

Beary Merry Christmas Concerts kick off the holiday season

Posted on 27th November 2015, by Maritime
It’s beginning to look and feel a lot like Christmas, especially after hosting two Beary Merry Christmas Concerts in the Maritime Division. This week in Halifax at the Rebecca Cohn just under 1,000 people packed the auditorium to listen to festive music and kick off this year’s Christmas season.   With Mistress of Ceremonies and  […]

The Salvation Army in Moncton celebrates 130 years

Posted on 25th September 2015, by Maritime
This weekend marks the 130th anniversary of The Salvation Army in Moncton. The Salvation Army provides community services such as: emergency food banks, Christmas and back-to-school assistance, budget counselling and more.  For the anniversary weekend there will be a dinner Friday night, ribbon cutting ceremony at the newly expanded Small Blessings Early Childhood Development Centre (20  […]

Hunger Knows No Season

Posted on 8th July 2015, by Maritime
Shelves are running low at local food banks in the Maritimes. Summer is when the food bank sees the least amount of donations, although the need remains strong. Families are sometimes forced to make the difficult decision of whether to buy food, or other necessities but together we can ensure that no one goes hungry.  […]