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Released 9 November 2012

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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 giving as 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.

The 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.


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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.


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