Salute to Red Shield leader
ANDREW GREGORY before himself succumbing to the disease last year.
Salvation Army Major Ben Johnson called on the Cairns community to help the Red Shield Appeal as a volunteer doorknocker on May 26 and 27 or by donating generously.
“We want to reach as many people as possible and help people to be their best and achieve what they can in life. We need the community’s help to be able to do that,” he said.
About $42,000 was raised yesterday and the target for Cairns is $100,000. The Salvation Army offers services ranging from crisis accommodation to food hampers. Visit salvos.org.au or call 13 72 58 to find out more about volunteering or donating to the Red Shield Appeal.
TRIBUTE: Ben, Pip and Peter Woodward watch on as Michael Woodward speaks of the late Charles Woodward's contribution to the Salvation Army in Cairns.
LAUNCH: The Salvation Army's Red Shield Appeal was officially launched at the Reef Hotel Casino.
ON JOB: Cairns Corps Officer Major Ben Johnson and his wife Major Emma Johnson.