Grand Prairie Salvation Army Christmas Appeal Under Way

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Major Daniel Roode says the money raised over the next five-and-a-half weeks is vital towards the work done by the Salvation Army in our city.

The Salvation Army has launched it’s 2012 Christmas Appeal in Grande Prairie.

$350,000 is the goal once again this year.

“Not only are we raising money for helping people who are in need at Christmas, but the money we raise also goes into the new year so that we are able to serve folks in Grande Prairie and the surrounding area all twelve months of coming year.”

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