SALVATION Army volunteers will be at Bunnings Warehouses across the South West raisingmoney for theRed Shield Appeal fundraiser this May.
TheRed Shield Appeal was set up in 1965by the Salvation Army, whoassistsmore than onemillion Australians in need each year, which is approximately one person every 30 seconds.
In a week theyprovideup to100,000 meals and5000 food vouchers for the hungry, 2000 beds for the homeless and refuge to 500 victims of domestic violence.
Bunnings area managerSteven Kingsbury encouragesBusselton and Dunsborough residents to head down to their local Bunnings and show support for the Salvos this month.
“We’d love to see everyone make their way down to the store to make a donation and support the great work the Salvos do,” Mr Kingsburysaid.
Salvation Army Community Relations directorBrian Hallett said the Salvation Armyhopes to raise record funds this year.
“Anyone and everyone can make a significant difference to someone’s life, whether it is a Busselton and Dunsborough local doing it tough or someone on the other side of the country, by donating to our Red Shield Appeal,” he said.
Salvation Army volunteers will be present at Bunnings Warehouses every weekend from May 14 to May 29.
Salvation Army volunteers Brian Hallet, Roxanne Kalivas and Gaurav Uppal with Bunnings’ Debbie Poole and Bob Sorich pose alongside the Red Shield Appeal mascot. Photo supplied.
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