Donations Down at Salvation Army

07
.20

Donations of household items and clothing are down by an estimated 50 per cent this summer, compared to last year at this time at the Salvation Army’s thrift stores in Abbotsford and Mission.

Spokesperson Deb Lowell said this decrease means the agency is not only having difficulty providing supplies to people for whom it finds housing, but less money is coming in from the sale of these items in the thrift stores.

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4 Comments

bruce sealy

i have some furniture that i wish to donate to you but i have no access to a moving truck to brink it to you .do you have a pick up program where someone will come over and take it out of my apartment

Tammie Kruger

I have a table six chairs and a couch in very good condition
we are moving and would like to donate them.
Will you pick them up?

Mary Maniscalco

I have household items and furniture. Do you have a pick up program?

PAT

we have a two seater couch in good condition, small rip on leg. Do you have a pick up program?

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