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What's Happening Halifax

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Date of Event: On Going in 2020

Event Information:  Once again St. George's Soup Kitchen is facing another difficult year in serving many in need of a hot meal, which they do every Saturday.   Usually around December many feel the need to jump in and help out, but then as the season of good cheer fades away... so do they. We are seeking a group of folks to take a turn and provide and serve one Saturday meal. Desserts and bread/rolls are always provided by Feed Nova Scotia.  It's the main course that there is a need for.  Every six weeks my group prepares shepherds pies on Friday night and serves it there the following day. It costs usually less than $300 to do this. Even if a group stepped up once a year to help out in this way, it would be greatly appreciated.  What a great way to start a New Year. Jordan Gracie is the parish administrator who can be reached at 902-423-1059 or fax # 902-423-0897 or email: office@roundchurch.ca


Date of Event: On Going in 2020

Event Information: COVID-19 EMERGENCY FUNDING FOR FORMER YOUTH IN CARE Are you or is someone you know a former youth in care struggling to make ends meet during the COVID-19 pandemic? The Halifax Region Children’s Aid Foundation (HRCAF) may be able to help. https://hrcaf.org The Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada (CAFC), in partnership with HRCAF, has created the CAFC COVID-19 Response Program Support Fund for Former Youth in Care, distributing funds for youth emergency needs.

To be eligible: Must have exited care, Must be aged 19-28, Must be experiencing financial strain as a result of the COVID-19 crisis

Eligible expenses: Housing costs, Mental or physical health needs, Food and other essentials (hygiene supplies, diapers, formula, etcetera), Technology support for e-learning, Other emergency needs

Contact Information: Halifax Region Children’s Aid Foundation Website – hrcaf.org, Phone – 902-422-1316 (Ext. 2 for Monique, Ext. 4 for Jane), Fax – 902-422-4012, Email – monique@hrcaf.org, Address – 1888 Brunswick Street (Suite 301), Halifax NS, B3J 3J8


Date of Event: October 22-23, 2020

Event Information: The Halifax City Soccer Club Jambroee/Showcase Soccer Celebration is a community event to celebrate the players participation over the last four months during testing times. We are holding an event on the weekend of 22 - 25 October at the Mainland Common Fields, next to the BMO Soccer Centre. In partnership with United DFC and guest clubs Halifax County, we are aiming to offer our communities children & youth the opportunity to compete & express themselves in their first competitive event since the start of the pandemic. Check out http://www.halifaxcitysoccerclub.ns.ca/ for more info.


Date of Event: October 13, 2020

Event Information:  Halifax Community Walk: Oct. 13 Hike Nova Scotia, the Halifax North West Trails Association and the Keshen Goodman Public Library present a guided community walk in Clayton Park, Halifax on October 13 at 1:30 PM. Registration required in advance; details at www.hikenovascotia.ca.


Date of Event: October 20, 2020

Event Information: Halifax Community Walk: Oct. 20 Hike Nova Scotia, the Halifax North West Trails Association and the Keshen Goodman Public Library present a guided community walk in Clayton Park, Halifax on October 20 at 1:30 PM. Registration required in advance; details at www.hikenovascotia.ca


Date of Event: October 23, 2020

Event Information:  Introducing Cooking for a Cause, a fundraiser for Adsum Women & Children On October 23rd, bake along with Lisa and Saf from the beloved Tart & Soul Cafe as they teach you how to make the perfect pandemic treat, sweet and savory pop tarts. Participation is by donation. After donating you will be sent the ingredient list and recipe along with the Zoom link. Registration and more details are available at https://bridging-gender-divides.square.site/ Two Options • Regular – The cooking class: suggested donation of $25 • VIP – Cooking class + an exclusive post-class Q&A with Lisa and Saf (max 20 people): Minimum donation of $50 Adsum for Women & Children will provide a tax receipt for all donation amounts over $10.00. ALL proceeds go to Adsum for Women & Children. When: October 23rd Time: 6 PM ADT Where: Online via Zoom Phone: 902.499.5399 Admission: By donation Website: https://bridging-gender-divides.square.site/ About Adsum for Women and Children Adsum shelters and houses as many as 120 people each day and more than 300 persons in a year. Hundreds more use Adsum services and support without ever staying with us, often related to their basic needs for safe and affordable housing, food, clothing and connection. https://adsumforwomen.org/ About Bridging Gender Divides Bridging Gender Divides was founded by five teens from across the country who were supposed to participate in the SHAD program this past summer. While Covid has prevented them from meeting in person and taking part in the life-changing experience of real world problem solving offered by SHAD, these teens are focused on making the world a better place for women and children by organizing local fundraising initiatives. Contact Information: - Instagram: @bgdfoundation - Facebook: Bridging Gender Divides - Email: bridginggenderdivides@gmail.com Find Tart & Soul Café on Facebook @tartandsoulcafe and Instagram @tart_and_soul


Date of Event: October 27, 2020

Event Information: Halifax Community Walk: Oct. 27 Hike Nova Scotia, the Halifax North West Trails Association and the Keshen Goodman Public Library present a guided community walk in Clayton Park, Halifax on October 27 at 1:30 PM. Registration required in advance; details at www.hikenovascotia.ca

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