Vernon Salvation Army raises $346,918 over Christmas

Campaign falls short of goal

They may not have reached their goal, but the Vernon Salvation Army is 'humbled' by the support they did receive.

Going into the 2019 Christmas campaign, the Salvation Army had a goal of $500,000 from it's mail in and kettle campaigns.

They campaign raised $346,918, which will go a long way to supporting the numerous support ongoing programs the Sally Ann does in the community.

“First and foremost, we want to thank our community for their tremendous support. The funds that are raised at Christmas not only help out individuals and families during the holiday season but it provides much-needed support all year round,” said Lt. Stefan Reid of The Salvation Army – Vernon.

“We will continue to provide the basic necessities needed for the people of our community. We are humbled by the support that this community continues to show The Salvation Army – Vernon throughout the entire year.”

People are reminded that they can continue to support The Salvation Army throughout the year through financial donations and volunteering.

For more information on how to donate, click here.

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