Walmart Canada hosts fill-the-kettle day to help The Salvation Army support local families in need

Help Walmart Canada Fill the Kettle for The Salvation Army

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On Saturday, December 20, Walmart Canada will match donations made by individuals to Salvation Army Christmas kettles located in its stores nationwide up to a maximum of $50,000. “We are pleased to partner with The Salvation Army, one of Canada’s largest providers of social assistance, and host our fifth Walmart Fill the Kettle Day,” said Erin Mackey, manager of community giving for Walmart Canada. “Walmart is committed to supporting Canadian families in need and we are confident our customers will help The Salvation Army achieve their fundraising goals.” Since 2007,

Kettle volunteer affirms the good work of The Salvation Army

Helping People in Need

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For the past several years, I have had the privilege of being a Salvation Army kettle volunteer. Every Saturday afternoon during the holidays, I man my post at the local Loblaws, ringing my jingle bells. My stint on the kettles

Patricia finds hope at Salvation Army moms program

Salvation Army Eases the Burden of Poverty This Christmas

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Patricia grew up in a well-to-do family and was always a giver, particularly during the Christmas season. But this year, due to unexpected financial setbacks, she is one of more than 600 families seeking help from The Salvation Army in Cornerbrook, N.L. “When my six-year-old son looked in the pantry for something for breakfast and said ‘mommy, we don’t have a lot’, I felt I’d been punched in the stomach,” says Patricia. “That day I swallowed my pride and contacted The Salvation Army’s food bank.” Patricia’s Story A few years