FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – With a staggering number of people using outreach services in Fort St. John, this years fire truck pull will have a different focus.
The focus will be on food. Specifically for food banks that have barely any food left on the shelves.
In June alone of this year, the following numbers were calculated of clientele using services.
Salvation Army (Food Bank): 1653FSJ Women’s Resource Society (Outreach Store): 492FSJ Friendship Society (Mobile Outreach Program): 1301TOTAL: 3446
“The very real concern is that over the last year all our service providers are experiencing unprecedented statistics, a dramatic increase. To address this crisis, spearheaded by UWNBC together with the Salvation Army, Women’s Resource Society, Friendship Society, NEAT, Northern Health and the Fort St John Evangel Church and others we have recognize that the old ways of working are not achieving the outcomes and change that we all desire to meet the demand.”
- Fastest Pull
- Most Food Raised
- Most Funds Raised
- Best Dressed/Most Spirited