Funds raised through The Examiner's Winter Relief Appeal will help the Salvation Army support people struggling to pay their bills, says the Launceston social operations manager.
The Winter Relief Appeal supports four charities, the Benevolent Society, the Salvation Army, St Vincent de Paul and City Mission, who work with vulnerable people across the North.
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Salvation Army North and North-West social operations manager Anita Reeve said the funds raised by the appeal helped meet increasing demand over winter.
"It assists us in doing our work particularly over the winter period when bills for people can get more expensive," she said.
"It just assists us to support people with food, warm clothing, bedding and we also work alongside them around some of the bills they might have to pay."
She said the organisation had already seen an increase in people seeking support due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
So far the appeal has raised about $76,000 with about $20,000 to come from the Cha Cha for Charity event.
You can donate through electronic funds transfer BSB 035-822, Account 011443537.
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