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Thrift Stores Send 332 Kids to Camp

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Every year, Salvation Army thrift stores work with communities across Canada to provide children in need the opportunity to attend camp, create positive moments, exceptional memories and special friendships.

In 2013, the Send a Kid to Camp campaign raised $73,573, sending 332 kids to camp. The Salvation Army is truly grateful to its store guests and corporate donors whose thoughtful donations helped hundreds of kids have a memorable summer.

 

 

 

 

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