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FORMER GREEN BAY PACKER HALL OF FAMER LEROY BUTLER, MAYOR TOM BARRETT & COMMUNITY LEADERS KICK OFF FEED THE KIDS SUMMER MEALS PROGRAM TODAY
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FORMER GREEN BAY PACKER HALL OF FAMER
LEROY BUTLER, MAYOR TOM BARRETT & COMMUNITY LEADERS KICK OFF FEED THE KIDS
SUMMER MEALS PROGRAM TODAY
WHO: Mayor Tom Barrett, Common Council President
Willie Hines, Alderman Robert Puente and Willie Wade; County Supervisor Russell
Stamper Jr., and a very special guest appearance by Green Bay Packer Hall of
Famer LeRoy Butler.
Also, Milwaukee Bucks ‘Bango’, Milwaukee Admiral’s
‘Rosco’, Molina Health Care’s ‘ Dr. Cleo’ and The
Salvation Army’s ‘Captain Food Fight’ will join The Salvation
Army in kicking off the Feed The Kids Summer Meals program
WHAT: Community leaders will prepare 1,500 lunches for The
Salvation Army Feed The Kids summer meals program. The program is designed to
meet the needs of children in Milwaukee’s poorest neighborhoods. Feed
the Kids is the only summer mobile feeding program in the City of Milwaukee.
Monday, June 17, 2013
WHERE: Red Arrow Park
920 N. Water St.
BACKGROUND: The Feed The Kids Summer Meals program began
in 1990. Since then The Salvation Army, through Feed The Kids, has prepared
and delivered more than 2 million meals in the City of Milwaukee. In 2012, The
Feed The Kids program provided 116,000 meals to hungry children between June
About The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army, an
evangelical part of the universal Christian church,
has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination since
1865. Nearly 33 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army
each year through the broadest array of social services that range from
providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the
disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless
and opportunities for underprivileged children. Nationally, approximately 84
cents of every dollar raised is used to support those services in nearly 9,000
communities nationwide. For more information, go to www.SAmilwaukee.org.