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Salvation Army to feed needy

Annual festive meal later

There's a Boxing Day boost for the less fortunate members of the Island's society today.

The Salvation Army is hosting its annual meal, providing festive food and company for those who can't afford the former and/or don't have the latter.

The charity has also been running its annual Christmas appeal, which gets donated food and presents to those in need.

This year, around 1,950 people have been helped.

Captain Simon Clampton explains why the meal is held on Boxing Day:

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