News & Media

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February 15, 2019

"The Nova Scotia Dental Association recommends bi-annual visits to the dentist for cleanings, but costs can be a barrier for many. A recent partnership between Dalhousie and Phoenix Youth programs is working to help break down that barrier." 

Watch the Global News video here.

February 12, 2019

A new blog post from our community friend Deborah Woolway. Deborah wanted to get a firsthand look at the work of our programs. Using her skills as a writer and journalist, Deborah set out to tell the story of Phoenix through her personal blog. For her latest post, she visited the Phoenix Youth and Community Centre at Mulgrave Park.

Read Deborah’s blog Phoenix: A House and So Much More.

January 30, 2019

"More than 50 people stripped down to their bathing suits and ran into the Atlantic Ocean on a cold, wet and windy Wednesday in Halifax. It was the 30th polar dip in as many days for Sid Fraser, Mitch Hippern and Koko McNeill.

On Jan. 1, the three Bedford friends vowed to jump into a body of water every day in January to raise money for Phoenix Youth and awareness for mental health."

Read the full story at The Chronicle Herald.

January 13, 2019

Three Halifax men have now done a dozen cold water dips since the start of January, repeating the New Year’s Day tradition each day to raise money for a Phoenix Youth Programs.

Read the full story at The Star Halifax.