Salvation Army still serving those in need
THE SALVATION ARMY is marching on with its mission to serve the needy in Barbados, despite missing its $800 000 target for its 2015 Kettle Appeal.
Yesterday at its Reed Street, Bridgetown headquarters, Divisional Commander Major Sinous Theodore said the appeal only realised about $500 000.
He said despite this, they were still committed to serving.
“We are still serving, not just at Christmas time. We want to renew our commitment to serve the needy in our community. We don’t want to encourage them to stay where they are but as long as there is somebody in need, the Salvation Army will continue to be there,” said Theodore minutes after more than 80 people were fed around midday, which was the norm.
The organisation is commemorating Salvation Army Week by hosting several events, including a women’s conference for leaders and a fundraising awards ceremony Friday at Hilton Barbados which Governor General Sir Elliott Belgrave is expected to attend. (TSG)