"It means that we don't have to turn any meat away because we have a place to put it," he says. "It's huge because it's been hunting season and people have been showing up with deer and moose and elk. I know we have more meat coming so this couldn't happen at a better time.
Some of the 12 new energy efficient freezers are already stuffed with meat, and others are waiting to be filled. The meat goes to families who use the Salvation Army's food bank.
CEO of North Peace Savings and Credit Union Mitchel Chilcott says donating to an organization like the Sally Anne is part of the company's commitment to giving back to the community.
"The Salvation Army fills a real need within our communities, and that's why we're more than joyful to give this type of contribution to the Salvation Army," he says. "We'll keep them in mind in the future as well because they help build a strong community."
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