Projects Supported by Emergency Funds

OrganizationCountyDescription of ProjectAmount Awarded
Aberdeen Palliative Care SocietyPictouGas cards, groceries, delivery of goods for senior palliative care
clients who now have additional distance to drive for treatment and other costs.
Alzheimer Society NSprovince widezoom subscriptions $3,386
Anglican Parish of South QueensQueensAssistance to local residents for basic needs. $1,000
Antigonish Womens Resource CentreAntigonishGrocery cards and gift cards for low income seniors $1,000
Association La Guilde Acadienne De ClareDigby200 masks for older adults $1,000
BayridesHRM90 trips essential trips and deliveries at no fare$720
Big Brothers Big Sisters Pictou CountyPictouElectronics, food, and supplies and to encourage continued
engagement between seniors and youth
Boisdale Community AssociationCBRMcover the cost of basic supplies, meal prep and delivery $1,000
Caledonia and Liverpool United Church of CanadaQueensAssist elderly and rural people sheltering at home; trying to meet basic needs as they arise$800
Clifford Street Youth CentreCBRMfood and baisc items $1,000
Community Food Resource NetworkQueensProviding staples to isolated older residents of North Queens$500
Cumberland County Transportation ServicesCumberlandmasks and sanitizer$284
Dartmouth Seniors Service CentreHRMMeals on Wheels for seniors, all the organization's other income has stopped so amount will subsidize meal costs $1,000
Digby RecreationDigbyRecreation packages for home exercise - isolated older adults $1,000
East Hants Learning Association and
Community Rider
East HantsFree transportation/deliveries to access pharmacies, groceries, and
other basic necessities
East Preston Day CareHRMSupport for seniors including groceries, heating oil $1,000
Evergreen Seniors ClubInvernessGrocery and other deliveries, social support$500
Flourish Family WellbeingLunenburgZoom Professional account for 1 year, to offer resources and
outreach, including Fountain of Health
Future Ready Youth SocietyCape Breton - Glace Bay/Dominion/Re serve Minesdelivery of meals on wheels and other basic items $1,000
Hope Dial a RideYarmouthfree transportation to medical apointments etc $1,000
Kidney Foundation of CanadaHRMEssential groceries and diet appropriate food for vulnerable patients $1,000
Kings Point to Point Transit SocietyKingsfree transportation to medical apointments, essential shopping, groceries, prescriptions, and other social supports $1,000
Kiwanis Ceilidh Golden K Club of Sydney Mines & North SydneyCape Bretonmeeting increased demand for Meals on Wheels from Upper North
Sydney to Little Bras D'or Bridge
La Cooperative de Transport de CheticampInvernessTo cover the cost of delivering items to older adults and to cover fares for individuals to do their own grocery shoping $1,000
Le Club Kinsmen de CheticampInvernesshot meal delivery $1,000
Leeside SocietyAntigonish20 $50 gift cards to distriubute to older women in need in the community $1,000
Lilian Fraser Memorial HospitalColchesterPallative Care expenses for Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital $1,000
MetroWorksHRM/East HantsFrozen meals for isolated seniors $1,000
Municipality of Chester Transportation SocLunenburgdelivery of basic items to older adults outside village boundaries $1,000
MusGo Rider Valley-Sheet Harbour CooperativeHRMDelivering grocery/food bank/pharmacy needs to older adults and cover fares for personal grocery shoping $1,000
New Dawn Meals on WheelsCBRMSupplies to allow Meals on Wheels provide cold cooked meals $1,000
North River and District Fire BrigadeColchesterfood purchases for seniors and vulnerable populations, all of whom have accessibility issues. $1,000
North Shore Seniors ClubColchesterDeliver fresh vegetables/ necessities to seniors in Tatamagouche$400
North Sydney Food Bank SocietyCBRMFood Delivery for isolated seniors$800
Nova Salutem with Old SchoolHRM - Eastern
Facilitated group support and psychoeducational sessions with
isolated seniors via Zoom 2x/4 weeks
Old School Community Gathering PlaceHRM - Eastern ShorePrepared meal and groceries; deliveries for older adults using volunteers/staff and MusGo Rider, based on referrals. $1,000
Pay it Forward Angel FundRichmondSupport older, vulnerable population with medical supplies including like colostomy bags, boost/food supplements, bandages, pads, etc.$750
Pictou Antigonish Regional LibraryPictou AntigonishTo purchase accessible reading devices (for the print/visually impaired), with enabling access for home-bound, visually impaired older adults $950
Pictou United ChurchPictouPrepared meal purchase/deliveries to local seniors, purchased from
local cafes
Preston Area Housing FundHRMSupport for seniors including groceries and medication $1,000
Queens County TransitQueensfree transportation to medical apointments etc $1,000
Riverdale Community CentreRichmondGroceries and support for older adults, with help from Cape Breton
Kindness volunteers
Rotary Club of North SydneyCBRMdelivery of heathy meals prepared at local resturants to seniors $1,000
Seniors Association of St. Margarets BayHRMFriendly neighbour program to assist with supplies ie gloves,
Seniors OutreachPictouProduce videos of a chair exercise program to be uploaded online and provide to participants of weekly exercise programming.$400
Shelburne County Mental Health and Wellness AssociationShelburneLaptops to support outreach to isolated seniors $1,000
Sou'West Nova TransitShelburneDelivering items to older adults and cover fares for medical appointments/grocery runs.$500
St. Stephen's Anglican ChurchLunenburgFood and shopping for isolated seniors $1,000
Stewiacke and District VFDHantsTo cover costs associated with delivering groceries and prescriptions to vulnerable, senior and or self isolating individuals $1,000
Strait Area Trails CommitteeRichmondto assist vulnerable adults obtain food, necessities and medications as well as helping with food security. $1,000
Trinity United Church, Mahone BayLunenburgZOOM subscription to facilitate group communication, books/o $1,000
Tri-Parish COVID-19 Relief ServicesAntigonishRelief services including transportation, groceries, delivery of goods and groceries $1,000
Twin Village Social Club/ Argyle Community AssistanceYarmouthPurchase and distribution of hand sanitizer to seniors groups,
volunteers, and first responders in yarmouth county.
Upper Big Tracadie/Lincolnville Education CommitteeGuysboroughinstallation of free roadside libraries in Upper Big Tracadie and Sunnyville $1,000
VON Nova Scotia11 locations across NSDeliver assistance to individuals requiring meals and necessities; offset volunteers' costs as range of service increases greatly $11,000
We are YoungHRMcare packages related to necessity and entertainment such as bread, tea, candy, the daily paper, word puzzles, some yummy cookies, delivered to older adults $1,000
Willow Lodge AuxilliaryColchesterIpads and headsets to help residents of a LTC facility mainting
contact with famile and friends.
Willow Lodge HomeColchestermusic and art supplies for residents of a LTC facility $1,000
Windsor Food BankWest Hantsgifts cards for grocery stores, food bank orders, and delivery of food $1,000
Yarmouth Farmers MarketYarmouth35 food boxes for older adults in need in the community $1,000
East Margaree New Horizons Seniors ClubInvernessMaterial and supplies to make masks, gas to cover delivery costs, food packaging $1,000
North Queens Fire AssociationQueensgift certificates for community members for local stores $1,000
ElderdogHRMCover the cost of masks$381
Valley View VillaPictourecreation materials for isolated residents in long term care $1,000
Sherbrooke Opportunities SocietyGuysboroughtablets for video conferencing$400
Community Food Resource NetworkQueensresidents of North Queens - keep our clients fed with the best possible items $1,000
Riverdale Community CentreRichmondgrocery bags containing basic fruit/vegetable/meat items as well as grain,(bread & Cereal) and dairy$800
North Shore Serving SeniorsColchesterDeliver fresh vegetables/ necessities to seniors in Tatamagouche$400
Sou' West Nova TransitShelburneDelivering items to older adults and cover fares for medical appointments/grocery runs. $1,000
Pictou United ChurchPictoumeals $1,000
Total Funding Awarded $75,013













Last updated: April 8, 2020