High Demand Eats into Emergency Food Reserves

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Times are getting tougher on the street, as measured by the church-based social agency that has been addressing hunger and social issues in Nanaimo since 1888.

The Salvation Army has launched a public appeal for help to support those finding it particularly difficult to stretch limited incomes from one paycheque to another this winter.

Demand is up 18% this winter compared to the same time in 2011, and that’s put pressure on stores kept in the Army’s food room at its Nicol Street location.

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