Despite the number of donations to the 2020 Salvation Army's Red Shield Appeal down when compared to previous years, the Orana team are pleased to be able to continue supporting people in need.
The onset of COVID-19 forced the local Doorknock to go digital this year, with the Orana Salvation Army raising nearly $5000.
This is down from $20,000 raised during last year's Appeal.
Orana Salvation Army captain David Sutcliffe said they were expecting a decrease in donations due to everything that has happened this year.
"We were expecting that, it's a very difficult time for everyone at the moment," he said.
"Plus everyone gave so generously at the beginning of the year with the bushfires and have been helping with the drought for several years as well.
"Then with the absolute uncertainty for everyone as to whats happening with COVID and job security... but we're quite happy with the way that it was received going digital."
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Cpt Sutcliffe said they are waiting to see how everything pans out with COVID.
"We're particularly a bit worried about what's going to happen come September when all the job Keeper finishes," he said.
"We've got a lot of concerns about people who may end up losing work but we will keep doing everything we can in the community.
"If people still want to help us out they can contact us at the office or pop in and make a donation and that will go towards our work."
Cpt Sutcliffe gave a special thanks to everyone who donated this year.
"Whether they donated or set up their own Doorknock page for us and helped that way, we can't do what we do in the community without the support of everybody else, so we just want to say a huge thankyou to them," he said.