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Media Advisory - Fundraiser Celebrates Kick Off to Ring in the Holiday Season


VANCOUVER, BC, Nov. 16, 2023 /CNW/ - The Salvation Army will be at Robson Square in Vancouver to kick off the 133rd annual Christmas Kettle Campaign fundraiser on Friday, November 17.

There will be free hot chocolate, live music, and food trucks to kick off the season of giving. Everyone is encouraged to stop by - be one of the first to donate to a red Kettle this season, ring the bells and join in on the fun.

We invite the media down to join us. Photo-ops and interviews available.

Where:  Robson Square, Vancouver
WhenFriday, November 17, 2022 / 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
Who:  The Salvation Army spokespeople, Sally Ann mascot, brass band, food trucks, and more

For the next five weeks, the iconic red kettles will line the streets in communities across the province. With a goal of raising $4.2 million dollars, the campaign provides vital funds to feed, clothe and shelter individuals and families in need of support this season and throughout the year.

You won't want to miss this exciting event! Join us as we enjoy some hot chocolate, take in the holiday music and festivities, and make a difference in the lives of others in our community.

About The Salvation Army is an international Christian organization that began its work in Canada in 1882 and has grown to become one of the largest providers of social services in the country. Working in 400 communities across Canada and more than 130 countries around the world, we provide practical, compassionate support to meet basic human needs. By giving people hope, we transform lives of British Columbians today and every day. 

SalvationArmy.ca

SOURCE The Salvation Army British Columbia Division



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