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NATIONAL SALVATION ARMY WEEK MAY 13 - 19

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Released 15 May 2012

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NATIONAL SALVATION ARMY WEEK MAY 13-19


WHO:          Salvation Army of Milwaukee County

WHAT:        In recognition of National Salvation Army Week The Salvation Army will host a celebration and appreciation luncheon to honor volunteers who provide service and support to programs helping families in need.

WHEN:         Thursday, May 17th 11:30-1:00 p.m.

WHERE:          The Salvation Army DistributionCenter
                       5880 N. 60th Street
               

WHY:        National Salvation Army Week events across the country highlight the importanceof Americans giving back to their local communities to support their neighborsin need. The very first National Salvation Army Week was declared by President Dwight D. Eisenhower between November 18 and December 4, 1954 as a reminder to Americans that they should give freely of themselves.

Though the dates have changed,the work of The Salvation Army has not.  Since The Salvation Armybegan its social service work in the United States in 1880, the organization has grown into one of the largest social service provides in the country ,directly supporting nearly 30 million Americans each year, through a variety of programs.  To learn more about The Salvation Army visit www.SAmilwaukee.org

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About The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army, an evangelicalpart of the universal Christian church established in London in 1865, hasbeen supporting those in need in His name without discrimination for 129 years in the United States. Nearly 30 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 disastervictims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless and opportunities for underprivileged children. Approximately 84 cents of every dollar spent is used to support those services in 5,000 communities nationwide. For more information, go to www.SAmilwaukee.org


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