Kiwanis, ADSS band raise $9,000 for Salvation Army

The Port Alberni Kiwanis Club and the ADSS Band students hosted all seven of the Alberni Valley Salvation Army Kettles on December 12.

Kiwanis Club director Stormie Holland

The Port Alberni Kiwanis Club in partnership with ADSS Band students hosted all seven of the Alberni Valley Salvation Army Kettles on December 12.

Over the past three years, the ADSS Band has become increasingly more involved.

The Kiwanis Club and ADSS Band collected $5397.79 in kettle donations.

The Kiwanis Club matched an additional $3000 resulting in a total of $8397.79 raised for The Salvation Army on Dec 12.

The Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign continued until Dec 24. raising funds to help support local needy family and individuals during the Christmas season as well as to support their Food Bank into the new year.

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