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USE YOUR SMART PHONE AT THE RED KETTLES
Wauwatosa, WI (November 06, 2012) Smart phone
owners can make a donation to The
Salvation Army conveniently. QR codes are available at Salvation Army
Milwaukee County Red Kettles. Simply scan the QR code at every Red
Kettle. It’s simple, easy and fast.
“We want to make
easy as possible. Eighty four cents of every dollar donated supports
critical programs and services, including emergency disaster services.
Our goal is to keep those programs and services in place and meet the
ever increasing need for emergency and Christmas assistance,” said Major
Roger Ross, Salvation Army Milwaukee County Commander.
Salvation Army of Milwaukee County announced the launch of its annual
Red Kettle Christmas Campaign on November 2nd. The goal of The
Salvation Army in Milwaukee is 3 million dollars that will sustain Toy
Shop, Christmas Family Feast, emergency shelter, medical, food pantries,
and meals to the homeless and care to our seniors and veterans.
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.