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  […]
This year marks the 125th Anniversary of The Salvation Army ‘opening fire’ in the Maritime Division. In those early years, there was much curiosity about their methods and message but the seed of Salvationism took root. It has stood the test of time. While methods may change over the years, the message must remain constant.  […]

Maritime Santa Shuffle

Posted on 9th December 2009, by Maritime
Halifax, December 9, 2009 Rain, snow or shine, The Santa Shuffle was held Saturday, December 5th in 35 cities across Canada for The Salvation Army in an ongoing partnership with The Running Room. Halifax, Saint John, Moncton and Fredericton all hosted events again this year. The run in Halifax has grown so much that the  […]

Weston Family Foundation Equips Local Salvation Army

Posted on 3rd November 2009, by Maritime
Halifax, November 1, 2009 The Maritime Salvation Army was one of the chosen recipients of special grant funding provided by The W. Garfield Weston Foundation. In response to the challenges created by the current economic downturn, the Foundation is providing additional support to more than 120 programs offered through registered Canadian charities. The Weston Family  […]