Salvation Army Thrift Stores Food Collection Campaign a Giant Success

01
.07

The results are in. Salvation Army Thrift stores from coast to coast collected 1,223 shopping carts full of food in their 2012 Open Your Hearts & Your Cupboard food collection campaign!

Thrift Stores began collecting donations of non-persishable food items on October 8 to support local Salvation Army Food Banks. After 12 weeks of unwavering energy, enthusiasm and hard work, combined with generous support of food donations from local businesses, schools and community groups, they exceeded their goal of 1,000 shopping carts.

Not only did the campaign surpass its goal, it positively influenced and rallied communities across Canada to support The Salvation Army’s efforts to feed countless families in need over the Christmas season and well into the New Year!

 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Related Articles

Katrina: 10 Years Later

Katrina: 10 Years Later

08
.28

Ten years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast of the United States, The Salvation Army continues to be a source of hope, stability and service to the residents affected.

Early in the morning on August 29, 2005, the historic storm struck and its aftermath was catastrophic.  Experts estimate that Katrina caused more than $100 billion in damages.

On impact of the storm, Salvation Army emergency disaster workers and volunteers, included personnel from Canada, were on hand to deliver relief in the […]

Innovative program improves lives of vulnerable

Innovative Programs Improve Lives of Vulnerable

08
.27

The Salvation Army is committed to improving the lives of people who are struggling. This means constantly evolving to meet changing needs.

In Barrie, Ont., The Salvation Army’s Bayside Mission, a men’s shelter and social service centre, has developed three new initiatives that are making life easier and improving health.

Old Bikes Find New Homes

This past summer, a small group of teens collected old and unused bikes, tuned them up, and handed them over to The Salvation Army to distribute to […]