At a time when Salvation Army Thrift Stores need it most, a clothing drive at Mic Mac Mall in Dartmouth, N.S., is producing incredible returns, helping replenish critically low clothing supplies. The Big Scale Summer Sale promotion began on Thursday, … Read more
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This month, residents of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, can donate to help their community and upgrade their wardrobe at no cost, thanks to a unique shopping event being hosted by Mic Mac Mall. From July 19 through to July 29th, Mic … Read more
New Glasgow: Members of the local community joined together Tuesday for a flag raising with the Salvation Army to kick off its Red Shield campaign taking place throughout the month of May. Red Shield month draws awareness to the services … Read more
A year has passed since The Salvation Army, representing some churches in southwestern Nova Scotia, wrote a letter to Premier Darrell Dexter expressing its concern about the impact of the loss of the Yarmouth ferry. Twelve months later, a local … Read more
Truro, N.S. – She walked in—and walked out. Violet Large, 78, wanted no accolades, no special recognition. She just wanted to help others. Her hand-delivered cheque left at the cashier’s counter of her local Salvation Army Thrift Store contained a … Read more
When temperatures plummet, many low-income families are forced to chose between buying groceries or paying for the energy bill. Since 1997 The Salvation Army-run Good Neighbours Energy Program in Nova Scotia has been helping individuals and families when they have … Read more
When Anna Dean’s parents, Malcolm and Diana Dean, immigrated to Canada from England in 1948, they knew no one. When they got off the ship at Pier 21 in Halifax with their two toddlers, Anna’s parents were offered hot drinks … Read more
For more than 60 years, Jean Roberts, a native of West Yorkshire, England, wanted to personally say thank you to The Salvation Army in Halifax, N.S. for giving her a glimpse of hope during strict rationing days in post-war England.
The province is hiking its oil heating rebate and making it accessible to more people, but those who heat with electricity won’t see a penny more. To read the complete article click here.
June 16, 2008 – Since Friday, raging forest fires within Halifax Regional Municipality have forced 4,000 people to be evacuated from close to 2,300 homes. A reception centre and shelter was immediately set up at Cole Harbour Place, a multi-purpose … Read more