NEWS RELEASE · FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 18, 2014
The Salvation Army Sees Highest Homeless Resident Count of the Season
The Salvation Army Emergency cold weather shelter will remain open tonight and tomorrow night, November 18 and 19 beginning at 6:00 PM. Officials are monitoring the weather for any additional evening openings.
Monetary donations are also welcomed for those experiencing high utility bills from having to keep temperatures warmer in their homes. Donations of 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