Salvo's Struggle for Income

Salvo's Struggle for Income

Bathurst charities are calling on locals to dig deep this winter as donations drop and stores struggle to keep up with demand.

The Salvation Army Family store manager, Steve Barrott says a lot of people rely on charity stores for warm clothing and bedding, as well as with furniture items such as beds and wardrobes.

Mr. Barrott says rising cost of living is putting strains on more and more families and the Salvation Army needs to raise money in its stores to be able to provide financial assistance.

However Stephanie Stocks from Central West Care says donation rates are actually falling due to the ease of selling used items online.

Ms Stocks says less people are donating to charity stores and there is a particular shortage of women’s clothing.

She says as people’s need are increasing donations need to increase as well.


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