NEWS RELEASE · FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 12, 2014
Chattanooga Salvation Army kicks off "Share the Warmth" campaign earlier than ever due to below freezing temperatures
"We want to keep people safe and protected from below freezing temperatures," said Major Al Newsome, Chattanooga Salvation Army Area Commander. "Our social services offices have been inundated with phone calls for small heaters from low income residents trying to stay warm. We need the community's help with this earlier than ever before."
Monetary donations are also welcomed for those experiencing high utility bills from having to keep temperatures warmer in their homes. Donations of coats, gloves, coffee, snacks, new heaters or money are being accepted at The Salvation Army, 822 McCallie Ave , Chattanooga, TN 37403. Monetary donations can also be made on line by visiting www.csarmy.org or by calling 1-800-Sal-Army .
For additional information please call 423-756-1023 .
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