Salvation Army appeals to Canadians in the Maritimes, to support its efforts to raise funds $425,000 Reach their fundraising goals
HALIFAX (NS), Dec. 20, 2022 /CNW/ The Salvation Army warns that Christmas is coming and there will be an increase in the need for help. Canada Within the Maritime provinces. The organization released recent research that showed more than half of those polled in the Maritime provinces said they have faced food security issues in the past year. Nearly the same percentage of respondents anticipate facing such problems in six months.
The Salvation Army also has a worrying drop in donations for their Christmas Kettle Campaign. With just a week to Christmas, the organization is in a tight spot. $425,000 Their campaign donation goal in the Maritimes provinces is still not met.
“We are very concerned. “We have never seen such a great need while also experiencing a lag of motivated donations,” stated Lt. Gina HaggettDivisional secretary for public affairs. “Many of those impacted are no longer the most vulnerable in society – they could be a friend, neighbour, or family member. People who donated in the past now need our assistance.
The Christmas Kettle Campaign raises funds to help with food hampers, to put clothes and toys under the Christmas trees of children in dire need, and to make up a significant portion of the support services the organization requires throughout the year. These services include food banks and shelter supports for children, as well as children fleeing domestic violence and substance-use recovery.
Haggett said, “We’re asking Canadians for donations in the week before Christmas so that The Salvation Army can support fellow Canadians in crisis throughout the year.”
About the Salvation Army
The Salvation Army (International Christian Organization) was founded in 1988. Canada In 1882, it was established and has grown to be the largest provider of direct social services in the nation. In over 400 communities, The Salvation Army offers hope and support to the most vulnerable members of society. Canada There are more than 130 countries where it is available. Its social services activities include providing food and shelter to individuals and families, as well as assistance for those who are homeless and those who need housing. You are helping to build the future of those who are marginalized or overlooked in your community by giving to The Salvation Army.
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SOURCE Salvation Army Maritime Division
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