Sup­port needed to com­plete an­nual cam­paign

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - COMMUNITY -

The Up­per Room An­gels 27th an­nual fundrais­ing cam­paign for the Up­per Room Hos­pi­tal­ity Min­istry’s Food Bank and Soup Kitchen needs more sup­port to reach this year’s goal.

The cam­paign be­gan on Labour Day 2015 with a goal of $80,000 or 1,538 an­gels to be met by the end of De­cem­ber. There were 1,394 re­newal mem­ber­ships and 56 new mem­bers came aboard, bring­ing in a to­tal of $77,130, a short­fall of $2,870.

It re­quires 55 more an­gels to make up the short­fall in or­der to con­tinue weekly con­tri­bu­tions to the min­istry through to the end of De­cem­ber 2016.

The an­gels is a non-de­nom­i­na­tional group. The money raised con­trib­utes weekly to the pur­chase of food and sup­plies needed to as­sist the clients. The an­gels do not so­licit by phone or house-to-house calls.

It is never too late to be an an­gel. Mem­ber­ship is $52 (one dol­lar for each week of the year). Any in­di­vid­ual or group that would like to be an an­gel is en­cour­aged to send a $52 cheque or money or­der to the Up­per Room An­gels, c/o the URHM Food Bank, 33 Bel­mont St., Char­lot­te­town, P.E.I., C1A 5G9. Char­i­ta­ble re­ceipts are is­sued.

For more in­for­ma­tion, call Nancy at 902-569-5086 or visit www.urhm.org.

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