Salvation Army to donate over 1200 food hampers to less fortunate

first_img…during annual Christmas drive today As part of its annual drive, the Salvation Army is set to donate food hampers exceeding 1200 to the less fortunate in the spirit of the Christmas season today at the non-profit organisation’s Georgetown Citadel, on Alexander Street in Lacytown.This forms part of the Salvation Army’s food drive which continues year-round with the provision of hot meals to schoolchildren and the needy.Last year, the organisation teamed up with First Lady Sandra Granger and then Social Protection Minister Volda Lawrence to bring cheer to citizens with the distribution of over 1500 Christmas food hampers to senior citizens.The Salvation Army has had a presence in Guyana for the past 120 years, extending its reach to the most vulnerable of society with not only its charitable work but a strong drug rehabilitation programme for substance abuse victims.last_img