Salvation Army - Chattanooga, TN


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December 10, 2014

"Secret Santa," Strikes Again in North Geogia With 50 One Hundred Dollar Bills to Red Kettle!

Chattanooga, TN –The Salvation Army is celebrating another visit from the area's "Secret Santa" who donated 50 one hundred dollar bills to the Battlefield Parkway's K-Mart Red Kettle yesterday. This donation came with a note that stated, "May the peace of Christ be with you always. Please give and give generously!"

"We are always surprised and always grateful when we see such a significant gift in our Red Kettles," states Major Algerome Newsome, Salvation Army Area Commander of the Greater Chattanooga Area. "We are celebrating this gift, but also know we have a long way to go before reaching our goal of $450,000.00."

Donations can be made to any of our local Red Kettles, online at , by calling 1-800-Sal-Army  or by mailing a check to 822 McCallie Ave , Chattanooga, TN 37403. All donations remain local to assist with local needs.

For additional information on The Salvation Army, please contact Kimberly George at 423-308-7715  or by email to .

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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