Up until December 14th, The Raceway lobby was the drop off point for gifts that will be distributed throughout the city during the holiday season.
Sorting through all of the toys and preparing them for distribution is a huge undertaking and once again this year many employees of The Raceway, along with local horse people, were there to assist by volunteering their time and resources to the Salvation Army Christmas Hamper program which provides both food and toys to those in need.
“The Raceway and the Western Fair District have strong ties to our community and this time of year helping the Salvation Army is a great way to help those who need it most right here in our backyard,” said The Raceway’s Marketing Co-ordinator Sarah Imrie.
By all accounts, this year’s program was another successful one. In fact, one Good Samaritan in the community made an anonymous donation of $600 worth of toys to the program.
To find out more about the Salvation Army and the Annual Toy Drive, visit www.salvationarmy.ca.