Salvation Army - Chattanooga, TN

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Contact: Kimberly George · Director of Marketing and Development Email for Info

December 17, 2012

The Salvation Army Gearing Up for Angel Tree Distribution in the Tennessee Valley!

Chattanooga, TN – After the challenge of meeting high demands for Christmas assistance this year, The Salvation Army is busy preparing for tomorrow's start of the Angel Tree Distribution. This year, The Salvation Army will assist 4,763 individuals with Christmas, which is a 39% increase over three years ago. All gifts will be distributed this Tuesday – Wednesday, Dec. 18 and 19. Gifts will be distributed from The Salvation Army Angel Tree Warehouse located at 5001 Covington Street , off of Rossville Blvd.

All of Cleveland's gifts will be distributed in Cleveland on Wednesday, December 19, at The Disaster Warehouse located at 2960 Barney's Lane, Cleveland, TN .

Distribution times for both centers will be 9 am – 4 pm.

To support The Salvation Army's Angel Tree program or other Christmas efforts, please donate financially to the Red Kettles, by visiting www.csarmy.org , by calling 1-800-SAL-ARMY  or by mailing in your donation to The Salvation Army, 822 McCallie Avenue, Chattanooga, TN 37403 .

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.

For more information, go to SalvationArmyUSA.org