Salvation Army's Falmouth and Penryn ''Big Collection'
11:00am Tuesday 4th September 2012 in News
People living in the Falmouth and Penryn area should expect a surge of Salvation Army activity for the next two weeks.
Beginning last Saturday and continuing until September 15, members, friends and volunteers are going from door to door, gathering goods for the Big Collection.
People are urged to give as generously as they can, with help being more vital than ever this year after cuts to the charity's public funding. The entirety of donations will directly support the church and charity's work.
Lieutenant Mark Godwin, from Falmouth Corps, said: “This has been a particularly hard year for many people.
“The Salvation Army has supported those who have lost their job and don't know where to turn to next, those who have lost their home and ended up on the street, those who are older and desperately lonely, and those fragile families and individuals who are struggling to get by in real poverty and can't afford the basics like food for the table.”
As well as in person, donations can be made to the Big Collection online at www.salvationarmy.org.uk/bigcollection .