Coca Cola has announced its Christmas truck tour is back for a second year, beginning in Sydney and embarking on a 10,000 kilometre journey across the country to spread festive cheer in the lead up to Christmas. Joining Coca-Cola and The Salvation Army for the second year is Australian singer, Samantha Jade.

“I’m looking forward to helping the Salvos and Coca-Cola spread a little festive joy across the country in the lead up to Christmas this year,” said Samantha. “The tour looks like so much fun this year and what a wonderful way for people to get out and just take some time to enjoy the festive season together. If you love feeling festive, don’t miss out on seeing the truck in the coming weeks!”

Along with The Salvation Army, the Coca-Cola truck tour will make twice as many stops this year from Sydney to Western Australia, Tasmania, Victoria and South Australia and will host a series of events where communities can share in the festive spirit. At each stop, the Salvos will accept donations for people who need it most. “The tour is all about reminding everyone just how good it feels to give at Christmas – to friends, family, local communities and, with a little help of the Salvos, to some of the people who need it most.”

This year, people will also be able to follow the truck’s journey live on and the crew aboard the truck will be on hand to share festive highlights along the way as the countdown to the big day draws closer. The Salvation Army’s Head of Fundraising Janine Kewming said, “We’re thrilled to be partnering with Coca-Cola for the second year. To some, Christmas can be a time of isolation so it’s a time that we should be bringing people together to share in the festive spirit, give hope where it is needed most and simply remind everyone that it feels good to give at Christmas.”

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