Shoppers Drug Mart Raises More than $30,000 for Adsum for Women & Children through Tree of Life Campaign

Halifax, December 6, 2012 –Thanks to the combined efforts of Shoppers Drug Mart, its employees and customers, women, children and youth in the Halifax Regional Municipality will have improved access to shelter, programs and services. The Shoppers Drug Mart 2012 Tree of Life fundraising campaign has raised more than $30,000 for Adsum for Women and Children.

Nova Scotia Government Announces Continued Funding for Housing Support Workers

We received great news today! The Province of Nova Scotia has renewed its commitment to funding seven Housing Support Workers in Halifax - people who assist men and women in finding and maintaining permanent housing.

Adsum's Housing Support Worker - in place since July 2011 - has helped nearly 200 men, women and children find safe, secure housing.

The First International Day of the Girl

Today, October 11, 2012, marks the first International Day of the Girl. Declared by the United Nations, the International Day of the Girl is the result of a campaign led by Plan Canada's Because I am a Girl initiative to create a foundation for advocating for and recognizing girls' rights around the world.

Adsum to Benefit from Shoppers Drug Mart Tree of Life Campaign



Adsum for Women & Children to Benefit from the Support of the
Shoppers Drug Mart Tree of Life Campaign


Adsum's Board President Honoured By Engineers Nova Scotia

Congratulations to our board president, Donna Morykot, who is receiving the 2012 Engineers Nova Scotia Citizenship Award today. In addition to her work leading Adsum's board, Donna actively works to protect the environment through Carbon Capture Storage Nova Scotia (CCSNS).

Ruth Goldbloom, Adsum friend and community champion, passes away

24th Annual Successful Canadian Women's Dinner

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 18:00

On Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013, Adsum for Women & Children will honour an extraordinary Canadian woman during its 24th Annual Successful Canadian Women’s Dinner at Pier 21 in Halifax, N.S. 

Adsum Announces 2012 Successful Canadian Women Honorees

Adsum for Women & Children will honour three extraordinary Canadian women during its 23rd Annual Successful Canadian Women’s Dinner. The event, which will take place at Pier 21 on Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012, celebrates the efforts and achievements of remarkable Canadian women. This year, we will recognize the work of three women who are making a difference in the lives of women, children and youth on an international scale.

Craig Sampson

More than a decade ago, Craig Sampson visited Adsum House as part of a volunteer group from NSCC. The work of Adsum left such an impression on Craig that he organized a group of volunteers to come to Adsum House the next Christmas to help with our gift wrapping day and prepare a feast of turkey and all of the fixings for our residents, staff and volunteers.

Adsum's 5th Annual Blooming Tea Raises More than $6,000!

The fifth annual Blooming Tea presented by The Prince George Hotel on March 22 has raised more than $6,000 for Adsum. The nearly 200 people who attended were treated to tea, delicious sweets and sandwiches, great music and a fashion show. Thanks to the unusually warm weather guests were even able to enjoy time on the hotel's beautiful roof-top patio.

This year's fashion show highlighted spring accessory trends and featured pieces from Biscuit, Black Market, Grimsmo, Pink Mascara, Pretty Things Boutique, Sock It To Ya and Splurge.