2011 London Christmas Hamper Program begins

by The Salvation Army in Canada
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The Salvation Army’s Christmas Hamper program will begin distribution today, Monday December 12.  Anyone wishing to register can visit the Western Fair District Special Events Building from 9:00a.m. – 3:00 p.m. from Monday December 12 – Friday, December 16 or Monday, December 19 .- Wednesday, December 21.

 Each hamper consists of a turkey or chicken and fixings for Christmas dinner, along with gifts for every child younger than 12.

 The Salvation Army anticipates assisting more than 5,000 London household this Christmas including in excess of 7,000 children.

About The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army is an international Christian organization that began its work inCanadain 1882 and has grown to become the largest non-governmental direct provider of social services in the country. The Salvation Army gives hope and support to vulnerable people today and everyday in 400 communities acrossCanadaand more than 120 countries around the world. The Salvation Army offers practical assistance for children and families, often tending to the basic necessities of life, providing shelter for homeless people and rehabilitation for people who have lost control of their lives to an addiction.

 When you give to The Salvation Army, you are investing in the future of marginalized and overlooked people in your community.