Salvation Army - Chattanooga, TN

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December 8, 2014

Salvation Army Extends Angel Tree Deadline With 43 Angels Still Needing Adoption!

Chattanooga, TN –The Salvation Army Angel Tree Program Deadline to adopt an Angel is now December 12. This deadline has been extended since there are still 43 Angels needing to be adopted and hundreds needing to be returned! The Salvation Army Angel Tree provides Christmas assistance for needy children, their families and senior citizens who would not otherwise receive gifts including necessities like food and warm clothing.

Angel Trees are located at Hamilton Place , Northgate, and Bradley Square Malls.

"We are asking the community to be really generous and shop for these last 43 Angels so everyone will have a wonderful Christmas," said Major Teresa Newsome, Associate Area Commander. "We also need those who have adopted Angels to return those gifts as soon as they possibly can."

Monetary donations are still needed to assist with all Christmas programs, including the Angel Tree. Donations can be placed in any of the Red Kettles, mailed to The Salvation Army, 822 McCallie Ave , Chattanooga, TN 37403, by calling 1-800-Sal-Army  or by visiting www.csarmy.org . Volunteers are still needed for Angel Tree distribution on December 16 and 17. Volunteers can sign up for a shift at www.csarmy.org .

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