Links Of Love Blog


Our First Blog Entry

August 22, 2018

We took a trip to the lavender farm in Seafoam, Nova Scotia. Nova Scotia Lavender is fantastic, this is one of the oils we use to infuse the bracelets with. The Seafoam Lavender Company is owned by Dave and Suzy Belt. Visit the farm or check out their website www.lavendercanada.com or on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Village Gift Shop - Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia

September 2, 2018

Check out my bracelets currently on sale at the Village Gift Shop / Fulton C G Pharmacy Ltd, Ask to see them at the counter upstairs. Also check out the Village Gift Shop Facebook page www.facebook.com/Village-Gift-Shop-282936958426746/

Hematite Bracelets are in!!!!

September 6, 2018

Hematite is know to help clear confusion and calm feelings of being overwhelmed. It helps transform negative energies into a more positive vibration. Hematite is used to aid with balance and equilibrium. This stone can help strengthen your self confidence. Because of its magnetic properties hematite helps to protect against geopathic stress and electromagnetic smog. Wear it with pride and good health.

Links of Love's First Donation!!!!

September 19, 2018

On Monday September 17, 2018; I had the opportunity to stop by the Nova Scotia SPCA Dartmouth shelter and donate $100 on behalf of the people who bought bracelets and put their names under the SPCA. Thank you!!!

I got to hang out with Bella, one of the sweetest dogs up for adoption. This sweet gal is looking for her forever home. Bella has lots of love to give! She may not be the most agile pup around but give her a toy and her activity level goes from 9 years to 9 months old! If you’re interested in meeting or adopting Bella, please contact the Nova Scotia SPCA Dartmouth Shelter at 902-468-7877 or drop by our shelter at 5 Scarfe Crt. Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Did you know that you can volunteer by taking one of the dogs at the shelter for a stroll or spending time with the cats and Kittens. The Nova Scotia SPCA are always looking for volunteers stop by and see the lovely staff at the scarf court, Dartmouth Shelter to find out more information.

Links of Love Bracelets now available at Dean's Flowers in Halifax

September 26, 2018

Check out my bracelets currently on sale at Dean's Flowers in Halifax. Check out their website:  https://deansflowers.ns.ca/ and facebook site: https://www.facebook.com/DeansFlowersHalifax/

Links of Love Donating to Feed Nova Scotia

October 1, 2018

On September 27, 2018 Links of Love toured the new Feed Nova Scotia warehouse in Burnside Park, Dartmouth Nova Scotia. Feed Nova Scotia fill food banks all over the province from North Sydney to Yarmouth and every food bank in between. Feed Nova Scotia ship out over 8,000 KG of food a day. A $100 donation was presented to Feed Nova Scotia on behalf of the Links of Love initiative. Thank you.  I was told that the $100 donation will buy 150 meals. That is amazing. We are making a difference one link at a time. 

Links of Love Donating to The Brunswick Street Mission

October 2, 2018

On September 28, 2018 Links of Love had a tour of the mission. We presented them with a $100 cheque. $100 will provide breakfast for 88 people.  We also donated on behalf of Share The Warmth - 40 winter coats and two bags of winter accessories. We had a tour of the kitchen where they serve over 60 hot breakfast meals a day to the community in need.  The really try hard to create a safe environment for the people who need them at the Mission.

Links of Love Donating to The Homebridge Youth Society

October 11, 2018

On October 9, 2018 We met with Ernie Hilton and Renee Stevens at the Homebridge Youth Society. Links of Love presented cheque #4 and #5 a total of $200 which will be put towards the special holiday fund. The money will help fill 8 of 40 holiday stockings that they fill every Christmas. Links of love is proud to be  helping with the Homebridge annual auction by donating a very special limited edition Link of Love.  Check out the auction website that will begin on November 6, 2018 www.homebridgeyouth.ca/index.asp

PPA - Positive People Arm

October 25, 2018

October 2018 The PPA Positive People Arm Featured the Links of Love company, Check out my featured video here www.youtube.com/watch?v=M6fR5uF0OSc&feature=youtu.be and check out the Positive People 's Arm website to learn more about what they do https://www.positivepeoplearmy.com/

Third Annual - Halloween Hunger Heroes

October 28, 2018

On Halloween Night I will be collecting Non-perishable food Items in support of Feed Nova Scotia in the Fall River Village area. . #FeedNovaScotia 

I won a $200 Gift certificate from Withrow's Farm Market & Meat Shop #NewspapersMatter #NowMoreThanEver and The Laker community News Paper. I am going to buy $200 worth of food to donate to Feed Nova Scotia along with the food I collect on Halloween night. πŸ’žπŸŒŽ www.linksoflove.ca www.facebook.com/feednovascotia/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0HEhj9sE190

Third Annual - Halloween Hunger Heroes

October 31, 2018

I hope everyone had a great Halloween!!! Halloween Night I collected Non-perishable food Items in support of Feed Nova Scotia in the Fall River Village area. . #FeedNovaScotia  My goal was to collect 200LBs of food for the food bank. Well with all the support I received from my neighbors I surpassed my goal and reached 236LBs plus I was able to donate $111. A big shout out to Pat Healey who donated food and money to the cause. We will be heading to Feed Nova Scotia to drop off this donation tomorrow. Check out this short video of the my Collection tally. https://youtu.be/0GuJv2j5QeY

Nova Scotia SPCA "Feel Good Friday" Spotlight

November 9, 2018

Facebook Post from the Nova Scotia SPCA: Fourteen-year-old Sarah MacDonald from #LinksOfLove has done it again! 😻 Sarah dropped by our SPCA Dartmouth Animal Shelter with another amazing $100 donation AND a ton of items off our SPCA Shelter Wish List to help our furry friends! 🐾

Links of Love bracelets are unique because they are not only stylish and local, but proceeds from the bracelets go back to helping local charities like the SPCA. πŸ‘ Thank you to everyone who continues to support the Links of Love initiative, and a special thank you to Sarah for helping shelter pets like Ashes here! πŸ’™

http://www.novascotiaspca.ca/product/links-of-love/ πŸ’«

#FeelGoodFriday #DifferenceMaker #LocalHelpingLocal #NSSPCA #Bracelets Share The Love

Holiday of Hope for HomeBridge Youth Society

November 10, 2018

Something special for the Homebridge Youth Society - Limited edition bracelet from now until Christmas #homebridgeyouthsociety #Charity #LinksofLove #holidayofhope #makingadifference #localhelpinglocal πŸ’žπŸŒŽ https://youtu.be/rsJRSEq_NBs

Jeans for Teens

November 12, 2018

The Brunswick Street Mission needs our help!!! I am collecting new or slightly used pants/Jeans for the months of November and December 2018.  Lets help them fill their shelves with this item that is greatly needed. Send me a message in the contact page if you want to donate to this cause. #BrunswickStreetMission #JeansForTeans #LocalsHelpingLocals #KidsThatCare

Another HomeBridge Donation

November 14, 2018

Always a pleasure to drop off cheque to Homebridge youth society. They are always so kind and appreciate it. "Giving is not about making a donation, it is about making a difference" www.linksoflove.ca  Thank you everyone for your support.  together we will make a difference one link at a time. πŸ’žπŸŒŽ #localshelpinglocals #Homebridge #linksoflove #holidayofhope

Global News Halifax

November 23, 2018

 Links of Love was on Global News Halifax in support of the Quinpool road main street district association's "Quinpool Road Pet Parade". Come check out Links of Love after the parade at the Halifax Veterinary Hospital 6485 Quinpool Road Saturday 2-4. https://globalnews.ca/video/4691594/quinpool-road-goes-to-the-dogs #QuinpoolRhoda www.facebook.com/quinpoolroad/

Nova Scotia SPCA Santa Pic's

November 24, 2018

Links of love selling bracelets at the Halifax Veterinary Hospital with a portion of the proceeds going to support of the Nova Scotia SPCA. #NSSPCA #LinksofLove

Petite Urban Pooche - Curated Holiday Market

November 25, 2018

Curated Holiday Market was so much fun!!! I met a lot of lovely people and their pets. Thank you Cindy (Petite Urban Pooch) for hosting!

Now Selling on eBay

December 2, 2018

Another option for you to get your bracelets. Now selling on eBay and we accept Paypal!!! Check out my eBay site www.ebay.ca/usr/linksoflovebracelets

SPCA Santa Pix at Jollytails Intercolonial St

December 8, 2018

Pinky made it to Jolly tails for Santa Pic!!! Come on down and bring your 4 leg furry friend and get your picture with Santa. Help out the #NSSPCA - We will be selling our bracelets here until 4pm.

Jeans For Teens Update

December 10, 2018

I Want to Thank you All for making the Jeans For Teens Such a big success!!! We have collected 90 pairs so far - we will be delivering the 90 pairs of Jeans tomorrow to the Brunswick Street Mission. I will be collecting Jean through December - So if you have a pair of jeans you don't wear Share them #LocalsHelpingLocals #BrunswickStreetMission #JeanForTeens #LinksOfLove πŸ’žπŸŒŽ https://youtu.be/bTejQ--9iJ4

Engel & Vӧlkers

December 10, 2018

Thank you Cindy and Stephanie and the crew at Engel & VΣ§lkers - Halifax Real Estate for your clothing donations yesterday. Together we can make a difference one link at a time!!! πŸ’žπŸŒŽ

New Style Bracelets Available

December 14, 2018

Two New Bracelet Styles in - Just in Time for Christmas - Get your today!!! Contact us today....

Writing Christmas Cards

December 15, 2018

I spent my Saturday evening filling out Christmas Cards for Cedarstone Enhanced Care in Truro, The Northside General Hospital, Palliative Care Unit in North Sydney and the HomeBridge Youth Society in Dartmouth. #LocalHelpingLocals #LinksofLove #KindnessIsContagious. #MakingADifference

Merry Christmas!!!

December 25, 2018

Wishing all the joys and a very Merry Christmas from all of us at Links of Love. Thank you all for your support.

Happy New Year!!!

Welcome January 1, 2019

Happy New Year from all of us at Links of Love. Thank you all for your support.

2018 Total Donations

January 24, 2019

2018 was amazing - we have raised a total of $1,365 in donations. "Giving is not about making a donation, its about making a difference." Together we are making a difference one link at a time. Thank You so much!!! Please share so we can reach more people. #LocalsHelpingLocals

Jeans For Teen at Georges P Vanier Jr. High

January 25, 2019

I am so excited "Jeans For Teens" will be teaming up with the ME-TO-WE group at Georges P. Vanier Jr. High School; We are gathering New and slightly used Jeans to donate to the Brunswick Street Mission in Halifax. #LocalHelpingLocals Stay tuned for updates along the way www.linksoflove.ca https://youtu.be/FjQSpq8vGZ4018 

Jeans For Teen at Georges P Vanier Jr. High

February 1, 2019

Getting ready to head to the #Brunswickstreetmission with the second shipment of "jeans for teens" so far we have collected 156 pairs and a cheque for $100.00 from the Links of Love bracelet sales. Along with some winter coats and winter accessories from the #sharethewarmth coat campaign. #localshelpinglocals #kindnessiscontagious. If you would like to support the Brunswick street mission please visit my website at www.linksoflove.ca #giftsthatgiveback thank you πŸ’žπŸŒŽ

Coldest Night of the Year

February 3, 2019

Links of Love will be participating in the Coldest Night of the Year march Halifax Location on February 23. I will be releasing a new bracelet style today to support this fundraiser. #LocalsHelpingLocals #GiftsThatGiveBack www.linksoflove.ca

Supporting the Barho Family

February 20, 2019

Links of Love want to help support for the Barho family after the devastating fire on Tuesday morning. We want to help support the Barho family who lost so much in a house fire . Visit www.linksoflove.ca and 5 dollars of every bracelet sale will go to support the Barho family in Spryfield Nova Scotia. Thank You.

  www.linksoflove.ca

Coldest Night of the Year #cnoy19

February 23, 2019

Come join Links of Love tonight and walk the Coldest Night of the Year. If you can't walk with us click the link below and donate to the Links of Love Family #cnoy19

  www.linksoflove.ca

Jeans For Teens - Brunswick Street Mission

March 19, 2019

Sandra at the #Brunswickstreetmission is so kind you will definitely see us again. Thank you to everyone who helped to make Jean's for Teens possible. Big Shout out to #24rcsccmagnificent and #georgespvanier and Wendy MacLean at the #villagegiftshop in Tatamagouche you guys are super stars🀩 Jean's for teens collected 360 pair of pants for the Brunswick street mission. Follow Links of Love on Facebook at www.facebook.com/LinksOfLoveBracelets/

Social Marketplace Society

March 30, 2019

We squeezed in one more special vendor for Sat. March 30th and we are happy to have them on board!

14 year old, Sarah MacDonald-Miles and her family from Links of Love are setting a wonderful example of what small acts of kindness can do to make a big impact.

Sarah from Lockview High School is the owner of a Social Enterprise called Links of Love Her beautiful bracelets are sent all over the world in support of several charities. Bracelet proceeds will be donated to SPCA. #SPCA #LinksofLove #Bracelets #YouthEntrepreneurs #SocialEnterprise

Perfect Easter or Mother's Gift! Follow Links of Love on Facebook at www.facebook.com/LinksOfLoveBracelets/

45th Nova Scotia Provincial Volunteer Awards

April 1, 2019

Lots of Excitement Today!!!! 45th Nova Scotia Provincial Volunteer Awards. For some highlights from today's ceremonies met some dignitaries Follow Links of Love on Facebook at www.facebook.com/LinksOfLoveBracelets/

2019 HRM Volunteer Awards

April 10, 2019

I am honored to receive the HRM volunteer award. Follow Links of Love on Facebook at www.facebook.com/LinksOfLoveBracelets/

Sea Shepherd Halifax Beach Cleanup

April 13, 2019

Spent a bit of time with the Sea Shepherd Halifax group cleaning up Point Pleasant Park #TrashTag. Good turnout for this event even in the rain. Follow Links of Love on Facebook at www.facebook.com/LinksOfLoveBracelets/

Cleanup at Hampton Gray School in Shearwater

April 14, 2019

Sarah rallied a group of her Sea Cadet Bandies before band practice on this lovely evening for 30 minutes to collect garbage in front of the Hampton Gray School in Shearwater to show their appreciation for allowing the RCSCC Magnificent Sea Cadet Corp. to parade at the school. #TrashTag #PartoftheSolution #LocalsHelpingLocals Follow Links of Love on Facebook at www.facebook.com/LinksOfLoveBracelets/