link to Territorial Family Bible Camp information

Donation Keeps Nova Scotia Families Warm

Good Neighbour Energy Fund helps with all forms of home heating.

December 19, 2012


From left, Mjr Morris Vincent, AC, Maritime Div, receives a cheque for $400,000 for the Good Neighbour Energy Fund from John MacDonellLow-income seniors and families in Nova Scotia will find it easier to heat their homes this winter thanks to a $400,000 donation from the province to The Salvation Army’s Good Neighbour Energy Fund.

“No family should have to make the choice between keeping the heat on or putting food on the table,” said John MacDonell, Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations Minister. “By working together with The Salvation Army and Nova Scotia Power, more low-income seniors and families can feel better knowing that if things get difficult, they have the help needed to keep the heat on and stay warm in their own home this winter.”

The Good Neighbour Energy Fund helps with all forms of home heating, including firewood, coal, oil, propane and electricity. The benefit is paid as a credit to an energy supplier’s account on behalf of the person receiving fuel. Last winter, more than 2,000 low-income Nova Scotians across the province received home-heating help from the Good Neighbour Energy Fund.

Photo: From left, Mjr Morris Vincent, AC, Maritime Div, receives a cheque for $400,000 for the Good Neighbour Energy Fund from John MacDonell

Speak Your Mind

*

The Uniform Challenge

The Uniform Challenge

Do you have what it takes to wear your faith?

Art of Compassion

Art of Compassion

Creative expression brings healing to clients at Bermuda’s Harbour Light.

Opinion & Critical Thought

The Mother Load

The Mother Load

Was this Mother’s Day difficult for you? You’re not alone

New Beginnings

New Beginnings

Rebuilding lives and hope in Haiti.

Territorial News

Survey Results: Salvationist Views on Officership

Survey Results: Salvationist Views on Officership

Results will help the territorial candidates’ office identify perceptions and trends.

Update on Assisted Death Legislation

The Salvation Army responds to Bill C-14.

International News

Salvation Army Responds to Ecuador Earthquake

Salvation Army Responds to Ecuador Earthquake

Red Shield emergency response teams are in action across the affected region.

General Brings Encouragement to U.S.A. Southern Territory

General Brings Encouragement to U.S.A. Southern Territory

The ministry of The Salvation Army can give people “a life-changing hope,” says General André Cox.

Faith & Friends

Movie Review: Apocalypse Now

Movie Review: Apocalypse Now

The X-Men face a formidable enemy with a god complex in new film.

Movie Review: Maggie’s Plan

Movie Review: Maggie’s Plan

A young woman learns how to let go in new film.