With Thanksgiving and Christmas right around the corner, The Salvation Army’s third annual food services report, “Restocking the Shelves 2011”, indicates that serious needs continue to exist in communities nationwide.
While Canadians continue to struggle in a still fragile economy, some findings from the report are encouraging. And, for the first time since the survey began in 2009, The Salvation Army examined nutritional aspects of the food offered at its programs and centres.
During the Thanksgiving holiday season, The Salvation Army is calling on Canadians to consider donating money or volunteering time to charities and organizations meeting basic human needs. For the full report click here.