Camp Aldershot staff recently donated items to the Fundy Interchurch Food Bank. From left are Warrant Officer Ivan Youden, Bud Little with the food bank, Master Warrant Officer John McNabb and the camp commander, Major Brent Kerr. - Submitted
Staff at Camp Aldershot held several fundraising activities during 2013 that raised over $2,500 in order to help the less fortunate in the community.
From the vehicle mechanics with their “Dirty Hands” program to the “Pancakes for Charity” breakfast, soldiers and civilian staff pitched in and gave of their time to raise money and collect donations.
“Giving back to the community we call home is important all year round, and especially so during the holiday season,” said Major Brent Kerr, camp commander.
“Not only is the camp itself a proud member of the local business community, our soldiers and their families rely on the many services the community offers. We have a vested interest in supporting the good work of the many volunteers and organizations helping those in need.”
Some examples of the charities the camp has donated to are the Fundy Interchurch Food Bank, Our Community, Our Health campaign, the Society of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Relay for Life, Open Arms Resource Centre and the Kentville Salvation Army.