24 December 2020
12:30 pm



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Digital Advent Calendar – Door 24: Reading Central Salvation Army Band

Reading Central Band has not been able to meet as a full band during the pandemic and have been restricted to a maximum of 6 players meeting to rehearse and perform music at any one time.  Prior to lockdown 2.0, this small group from the band were able to meet and record Christmas carols and music at our centre on Castle Hill Roundabout.  We hope this will bring the message of Christmas to all who listen during this festive period.

Every year The Salvation Army provides Christmas Hampers and toys for underprivileged families and those in need in the local community.  Due to Covid-19 there is even more demand and this Christmas we already have orders for over 850 Christmas Hampers or Food Vouchers as well as being asked to deliver over 600 toys for children. The cost of the hampers/food vouchers is over £14,000 and all donations will be used to fund this community work.

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