Salvation Army - Chattanooga, TN


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June 4, 2015

The Salvation Army doesn't want you to forget about National Donut Day

Chattanooga, TN –Many local doughnut bakeries will be giving away free doughnuts tomorrow for National Donut Day, according to a Salvation Army news release.

The organization's national sponsor, Entenmann's Bakery, is giving The Salvation Army $1 for everyone who registers for their online sweepstakes.

Its local sponsor, Tasty Daylight Donuts, will be offering free doughnuts to everyone and is donating doughnuts for The Salvation Army to deliver to the fire and police departments, emergency management and local mayors.

The Salvation Army Area Commander, Major Algerome Newsome, will deliver donuts to Mayor Burke at 8:30 a.m. at the Mayor's office in City Hall. He will also deliver donuts to Mayor Coppinger at 10 a.m. at the County Mayor's Office.

All other deliveries will begin at The Salvation Army Area Command located at 822 McCallie Ave.  at 9 a.m. and done by volunteers.

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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