Sally Ann initiates clothing drive

The Salvation Army’s Blue-Bag-It program takes place at the Village Green Mall from Monday to Jan. 29 29 in an effort to recycle clothing.

The public is invited to pick up Blue-Bag-It bags from the mall display and sponsoring merchants, fill them with good clothing and return the bags to the mall or to the thrift stores at 4402 27th St. and 3102 29th Ave.

“The program has been running at the Village Green Mall since 1994,” said David MacBain, community ministries director.

The listing of participating companies:

Village Green Mall

Sun FM

Boutique Canadiana


JC Bradley Jewelers

Kelly O’Bryan’s


Teri’s Hairport

Toppers Cleaners

Valley First



The Morning Star

Toppers Cleaners has offered to handle items needing dry cleaning prior to being donated to the program.

“Simply take your donations to Toppers Cleaners during the above-mentioned Blue-Bag-It week, and the items will be given to the Salvation Army’s thrift stores once Toppers have worked their magic,” said MacBain.

For information, call 250-549-1314 or e-mail

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