Campaign offers comfort and joy
The annual Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign is underway in Saugeen Shores with kettles at four locations including Giant Tiger, Rowland’s Your Independent Grocer and WalmartinPortElgin.InSouthampton, the Christmas kettle is at Foodland.
Now in its 128th year, the annual fundraiser accepts donations to help The Salvation Army assist the one-inseven Canadian who lives in poverty and struggles to eat.
Lastyear,TheSalvationArmyhelped over 1.7 million people, including providing 3.2 million free meals, 7,300 emergency beds each night, and assisting 269,000 with Christmas food hampers and toys.
The campaign wraps up on Christmas Eve.
If you’d like to volunteer in Saugeen Shores, call Diane Thorne at 519-7973897.