Mission Services has received an early Christmas gift.
Royal Bank of Canada has donated 30-thousand dollars to the Wentworth Street North facility.
Victor Sear of Mission Services says the money will help more than a thousand low-income families who rely on emergency food assistance.
Sear says they have recorded a 36 per cent increase in the number of people who are relying on Mission Services compared to last year.
A team of RBC officials also volunteered at the Mission Services’ this morning.