Thursday , 22 October 2020

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Salvation Army doubles Christmas hampers for residents in need

Families in need of food over the Christmas holidays are able to seek help from the Salvation Army Community Church. Last year the Salvation Army expected to give out 450 Christmas hampers, this year they are preparing for 900 due to the effect COVID-19 has had. Major Bond Jennings, Community Ministries Director said families are dealing with struggles they did …

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Local resident decorates for donations

One resident’s lawn decorations have turned into a drop off location for food bank donations. Local resident Larry Ireland created a fall harvest cornucopia lawn theme to collect food items for the Salvation Army Food Bank. The Lloydminster Village property management company has a lawn contest every season as a fun way to decorate the community. “I wanted to do …

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SPCA donations used to curb theft

After dealing with theivery for quite some time, the Lloydminster SPCA received new storage containers to protect their supplies. “It’s always been a little bit of an issue. We used to store our bottles in a semi-trailer and the locks would get cut almost every other week,” said Community Outreach Manager SPCA, Becca Lawrence. Over the last two weeks, the …

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Local non-profits took part in national fundraising challenge

Lakeland College and Big Brothers Big Sisters Association of Lloydminster (BBSA) joined in on the Great Canadian Giving Challenge (GCGC) to raise money for their organizations. Both non profits work with canadahelps.org, who started the GCGC campaign. Canada Helps reached out via email, and the Lloydminster establishments decided to join in. The non-profits felt it was an opportunity to raise …

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