Salvation Army kicks-off 2015 Christmas Kettle Campaign at Hope In The City Breakfast

BARRIE, ON, Nov. 17, 2015 /CNW/ - On November 18, 2015 at 7:30am, The Salvation Army will be gathering with 240 local citizens, business leaders and politicians for the 6th annual Hope In The City Breakfast and to officially launch its 2015 Christmas Kettle Campaign.

On hand to help with the festivities will be Major Jeff Lehman, Simcoe County Warden Gerry Marshall, and keynote speaker, Peter Legge.

The 2015 Campaign will seek to raise $470,000, to help run the many programs at the Barrie Bayside Mission Centre. Over 400 volunteers will manage the 22 locations. 

Hope In The City Breakfast:
7:30am - 8:45am
Liberty North (100 Caplan Ave, Barrie, ON).

About The Salvation Army:
The Salvation Army is an international Christian organization that began its work in Canada in 1882 and has grown to become one of the largest direct providers of social services in the country. The Salvation Army gives hope and support to vulnerable people today and every day in 400 communities across Canada and 127 countries around the world. The Salvation Army offers practical assistance for children and families, often tending to the basic necessities of life, providing shelter for homeless people and rehabilitation for people who have lost control of their lives to an addiction.

About Peter Legge
Peter Legge is an inspiration to anyone who meets him! He lives his life dream as an internationally acclaimed professional speaker, a bestselling author, and as Chairman & CEO of the largest, independently owned magazine publishing company in Western Canada – Canada Wide Media Limited. He is a community leader tirelessly devoting his time to many worthwhile organizations. Peter is a past Chair of the Vancouver Board of Trade. His presentations are based on his everyday experiences as a community leader, husband, father and CEO. Peter has published fifteen books including, "Make Your Life a Masterpiece", "The Power of Tact", "The Power of a Dream" and most recently "365 Days of Insights." His books have motivated thousands of people towards positive change.

SOURCE The Salvation Army - Ontario Central Division

For further information: Jeffrey Robertson, Spokesperson, The Salvation Army, Cell: 416-460-4441


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