BC – The Salvation Army asked, and boy has it received.
Yesterday, the Times Colonist reported the charity was scrambling to come up with $10,000 to fit the truck it uses to pick up donated meat for Vancouver Island social agencies with on-board refrigeration.
Within hours of the story hitting doorsteps and newsstands across the region, offers of help poured in. Food distributor Sysco Foods has donated a three-tonne refrigerated truck, while another local company, Alpine Insulation, has offered to insulate the Salvation Army’s current three-tonne truck. And two individuals who want to remain anonymous have offered their services to donate, repair and install a compressor in that truck, meaning the charity will soon have two refrigerated trucks on the road. Read full story…