Thousands of cans for needy
Thousands of donations to the Salvation Army’s Cans Film Festival will make Christmas a little easier for underprivileged families this year.
A total of 20,530 cans were donated throughout the country in ex- change for a movie ticket during the annual appeal. That number was match by Watties, bringing the grand total to just over 41,000 cans.
The cans will help out at least 10,000 families over Christmas.
Major Robert Ross says people were generous despite the economic downturn.
He says the cans will go a long way towards boosting foodbank supplies around the country.