Salvation Army to launch toy, Red Kettle campaigns

NEW GLASGOW – The Salvation Army is about to kick off its Christmas Kettle and toy campaigns next week. The agency’s Angel Tree program is part of the toy campaign, with all families with children of infant age to 14 years welcome to apply. Registration times are from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday...

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Annual telethon continues to grow

The Pictou County Christmas Fund is continuing a long-standing tradition of providing a traditional Christmas to families in need. The dedicated volunteers who form this non-profit group are currently working on this year’s telethon which will take place Sunday, Nov. 25 at the deCoste Performing Arts Centre in Pictou. It will be broadcast simultaneously from...

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Christmas Kettle Campaign Reaches $1.86 Million in the Maritimes

HALIFAX – Once again, Maritimers answered The Salvation Army’s call for support for its annual Kettle Campaign contributing $1.86 million to help deliver vital programs and services across our communities this year. Kettle funds were collected at 200 sites across the Maritimes from mid-November through to December 23. Donations were also received through The Salvation...

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Gary Stewart teams up with Red Kettle drive

Gary Stewart says he’s glad to help a cause that is important at this time of year, Stewart chairs the Nova Scotia Highlanders Association, Pictou Chapter. He also serves on the community advisory board for the Construction Engineering Flight (CEF) 144 Pictou. He says he’s honoured to represent the groups while volunteering to stand beside...

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Kettle donations still needed

With a goal of raising $1.9 million and only three days until The Salvation Army’s Kettle campaign comes to an end, more donations across the Maritimes are needed to help reach this goal. “While many Maritimers have already generously contributed to the kettles, funds generated to date are lower than expected. As of today, we’re...

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