Celebrating Volunteer Years of Service

Adsum for Women & Children kicked off National Volunteer Appreciation Week with a dinner last night, where 4 volunteers were awarded for 5-30+ years of service. Awards were presented to:

2017 Bluenose Marathon

Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 08:00 to Sunday, May 21, 2017 - 16:30

27th Annual Successful Canadian Women's Dinner

Scotiabank volunteers
Westin Nova Scotian ballroom
Canadian Tire, Jumpstart
Canadian Tire Halifax Dealers

27th Annual Successful Canadian Women’s Dinner was held at The Westin Nova Sctian on November 3, 2016.

It was an incredible evening, in a beautiful setting, with over 350 Adsum friends.

Our honoree, Leilani Farha captivated the guests with inspiring stories of her work throughout Canada and with United Nations assisting marginalized people with their right to adequate housing. With this amazing advocate we will make a difference.

35 local Speedy Glass employees will give time, supplies and new mirrors

Halifax (Nova Scotia), October 18, 2016 –

Adsum for Women & Children benefits from unique act of kindness

35 local Speedy Glass employees will give time, supplies and new mirrors

Adsum Court residents will have year round comfort

OCTOBER 11, 2016


Affordable multifamily housing pilot brings comfort to renters

Dartmouth, Nova Scotia – A new pilot program is helping improve Nova Scotia’s rental housing stock by lowering energy costs, increasing tenant comfort and affordability. Efficiency Nova Scotia’s Affordable Multifamily Housing pilot aims to help 10 property owners complete energy efficient upgrades to further reduce electrical consumption and achieve targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

2017 Mystery Art Show & Sale

Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 19:00 to 21:30

Adsum Supporters and Art Lovers

Join us on March 30th for our Annual Mystery Art Show & Sale at Argyle Fine Art

A Wine and Dessert Reception - 7:00 – 9:30 - Doors open at 6:30

75+ Pieces of Art of all mediums from established and emerging artists

All art sold for $100 each

Choose your art purchase in order of arrival and the "Mystery Artist" is uncovered after purchase

Tickets $20 - 2017 tickets are Sold Out

Females Fore Females 2016

Thank you for supporting Adsum for our 3rd Annual Females Fore Females golf day on June 29 at the Links at Montague. The day was full of great actitives with lessons from golf pros, to a fashion show by Penelope's Boutique, to massages on the green - and all else in between!

Your participation and the enthusiasm of the sponsors, golfers and volunteers allowed us to raise $14,181 for our work. It will help us in our vision that "everyone has a safe and secure home".

We will be holding the tournament next year in September and hope we will see you back again for a great day.

Adsum pays employees "Living Wage"

Sheri Lecker; Adsum Executive Director speaks on CBC Maritime Noon about Adsum committing to Living Wage for all employees. Listen here. https://t.co/cubiTnmP2n

27th Successful Canadian Women's Dinner

Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 18:00

Successful Canadian Women's Dinner honouring Ms. Leilani Farha

Join Adsum at our signature event as we celebrate the work of Ms. Leilani Farha; Executive Director of Canada Without Poverty and United Nations Special Rapporteur on The Right to Housing.

Thursday, November 3rd - Dinner and Silent Auction for 350+ at The Westin Nova Scotian Hotel

Reception and Silent Auction - 6:00 pm

Dinner - 7:00 pm