STIRLING residents are encouraged to donate cans for a cause this Christmas.
Mayor Mark Irwin launched the City of Stirling’s appeal for donations of canned food to help those in need.
He said people often forgot that there were many in the community who would find it difficult to feed their family at Christmas or were displaced from their homes because of domestic violence.
“Christmas is a time of giving, thus I urge all residents to please think about those less fortunate than you this year and spare a can or two to help another family find some joy this Christmas,” he said.
“It’s very simple to donate a can. From fruit to baked beans or soup, if it comes in a can we’ll take it.”
Collected items will be donated through hampers to the City’s women’s centre and Safe at Home program.
Donations can be made at the City administration centre, libraries, Terry Tyzack Aquatic Centre, Scarborough Leisure Centre and Leisurepark Balga until December 11.