Proclamation - The Salvation Army Week - December 20-24, 2021
WHEREAS, The Salvation Army is the largest non-governmental service provider in Canada and has been serving men, women and children across our great nation for over 135 years; and
WHEREAS, The Salvation Army is distinguished by its compassion and commitment towards those it serves across a broad range of services and programs including food banks, homeless shelters, thrift stores, mental health counselling, correctional & justice services, community & family services and many more; and
WHEREAS, The Salvation Army celebrates and recognizes the hard work and dedication of the countless volunteers who have and continue to volunteer with The Salvation Army and deliver the many critical services it provides; and
WHEREAS, The Salvation Army's annual Christmas Kettle Campaign is a symbol of hope to people who receive care from The Salvation Army in Collingwood each year;
NOW THEREFORE, I, Brian Saunderson, Mayor of the Town of Collingwood,
DO HEREBY PROCLAIM December 20th to 24th, 2021 as “The Salvation Army Week” in the Town of Collingwood, to support The Salvation Army's efforts to give hope to people in need in our community.
Dated this 20th day of December, 2021