Walmart’s partnership with the Salvation Army surpasses one year anniversary of donations

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Fort St. John Salvation Army Food Bank recently celebrated their one year anniversary of a partnership with the local Walmart.

January 25th marked the anniversary of the partnership, which has seen Walmart donate 51 pallets of products including food, toilet paper, and material goods with a value of $43,000 The items are then distributed into the community through the local Food Bank and Family Services Program.

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“It’s a pallet per week really,” said Executive Director Cameron Eggie. “Wal-mart has a holding space for items that they ship over to us for the cause. If they have a product for instance that isn’t selling they will send it over our way.”

The next skid is scheduled to be delivered to the Salvation Army next Tuesday.

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