Salvation Army - Chattanooga, TN


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June 29, 2012

Double Cola Joins the Salvation Army Troops to Beat the Heat by Donating 100 Fans!

Chattanooga, TN – More folks are turning to The Salvation Army daily to "Beat the Heat" by visiting the air conditioned day shelters located at 800 McCallie Avenue in Chattanooga  and 437 Inman Street in Cleveland, TN . To date, The Salvation Army has distributed over 100 fans and have close to 200 folks on a waiting list to receive one. That is why Double Cola has joined the ranks by donating 100 fans to help meet this great need.

"What a blessing this donation from Double Cola will be to families in need," states Area Commander, Major Algerome Newsome. "Together we are Doing the Most Good!"

If you or someone you know is in need of a fan, please call 423-756-1023 . Those in need of a cool drink of water may visit our hydration stations located at 800 McCallie Avenue in Chattanooga  or 437 Inman Street in Cleveland .

Chattanooga residents may donate new box fan donations to the following Salvation Army locations: 822 McCallie Avenue , 2140 East 28th Street . Cleveland donations may be made at The Salvation Army located at 437 Inman Street .

Monetary gifts may also be dropped by or mailed to 822 McCallie Avenue and are accepted online on  or by calling 1-800-SAL-ARMY . For more information about the Chattanooga Salvation Army please visit , Facebook , and Twitter .

About The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church established in 1865, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination for 130 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 disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless and opportunities for underprivileged children. 82 cents of every dollar spent is used to carry out those services in 5,000 communities nationwide.

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