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Salvation Army Thrift Store Reopens After Fire


January 10, 2013 – Halifax, NS: The Salvation Army Thrift Store located in south end Halifax at 5280 Green Street reopened its doors yesterday after being closed for two months due to smoke and water damage caused by a fire at the restaurant adjacent to the store.

The Thrift Store is still undergoing some renovations and has cordoned off a temporary space of approximately 5,800 sq. ft. where customers can now shop for gently-used items including clothing, housewares, electronics, furniture and […]

Salvation Army Thrift Stores Food Collection Campaign a Giant Success


The results are in. Salvation Army Thrift stores from coast to coast collected 1,223 shopping carts full of food in their 2012 Open Your Hearts & Your Cupboard food collection campaign!

Thrift Stores began collecting donations of non-persishable food items on October 8 to support local Salvation Army Food Banks. After 12 weeks of unwavering energy, enthusiasm and hard work, combined with generous support of food donations from local businesses, schools and community groups, they exceeded their goal of 1,000 […]

Sobeys Steps up to Aid Sally Ann


The Salvation Army’s thrift store in south-end Halifax will be joining forces with a neighbouring Sobeys outlet Saturday to host a one-day clothing drive to help the Sally Ann shop recover from fire damage.

A truck and collection workers will be in the grocery store’s Queen Street parking lot from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to accept donations of clothes and housewares.

The Salvation Army’s shop at 5280 Green St. sustained major smoke and water damage after an October fire hit an […]

Humber College Students Create Eye-catching Christmas Window Displays for Salvation Army


For the second year in a row, students from the Humber College Interior Decorating Program will donate their visual merchandising talents to 11 Salvation Army Thrift Stores in the Greater Toronto Area to create festive and eye-catching window displays for the Christmas season.

In conjunction to decorating the windows, the students will also select gently-used products from each Thrift Store to revamp into stylish and trendy must-have items.

“We’re thrilled to have the students volunteer their time and talents once again to […]

Salvation Army Thrift Store Opening Attracts Huge Crowds


Howard Olsen was the very first customer of the new Salvation Army Thrift Store in Aldergrove on Saturday morning, purchasing a large piggybank.

There was a huge turnout for the store opening with long line-ups of happy customers at the cash registers. All proceeds from the store will go to the Salvation Army’s Gateway of Hope transition housing in Langley City.

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Salvation Army Needs Help After Thrift Store Fire


Halifax – The Salvation Army is pleading for donations after it lost the entire stock of a south-end thrift store when the adjacent restaurant caught fire.

The Salvation Army Thrift Store at 5280 Green Street sustained major smoke and water damage after a blaze erupted at the restaurant next door on Saturday.

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Salvation Army Partners with The Brick in Clothing Drive


TORONTO, Aug. 27, 2012 /CNW/ – One of Canada’s leading retailer of home furnishings is stepping up to help The Salvation Army obtain desperately needed donations of clothing and household items to help families in need this Back to School season.

The Brick and The Salvation Army will jointly host a donation drive at four Toronto-area Brick locations during a VIP Tent Sale from Thursday, August 30th to Saturday, September 1st, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

“The Brick is […]

New Thrift Store Opens in Fredericton


After a five-month search, The Salvation Army has found a permanent home for a brand new Thrift Store in the Fredericton North community.

The new Fredericton, NB, Thrift Store, located at 275 Main Street (a space previously occupied by Blockbuster Video), is now open for business and is stocked with gently used products including clothing for the entire family, furniture, housewares, electronics, books, shoes, toys and brand new mattresses.

Earlier this year, The Salvation Army was busy renovating its old location at […]

Clothing Drives Garners Incredible Support for Salvation Army


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, July 19, and encourages Mic Mac Mall patrons to bring gently used clothing to the Dartmouth shopping complex. The donation is weighed and the patron is awarded mall gift cards based on the weight of the donation, as well as […]