Sally Ann pitching tent plan

by Salvation Army
Categories: Newswire

A roof overhead is a luxury victims of Haiti’s earthquake don’t have.

But The Salvation Army in Barrie is hoping to change that by supporting a national initiative, “Tents for Haiti“.

The two local thrift stores, like many across Canada, are collecting cash donations to purchase enough tents to give Haitians shelter.

“We’ll do it if it’ll help,” said Maj. Roy Randell, executive director of the army’s Bayside Mission Centre. “We’re still accepting money for Haiti. We’ve already collected and sent a cheque for $9,000 to head office to help that area.” Read full story…