Salvation Army - Chattanooga, TN

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Contact: Kimberly George · Director of Marketing and Development Email for Info

June 10, 2017

Salvation Army is Preparing for the Rising Temperatures This Week, Ready to Help "Beat The Heat!"

June 10, 2017, Chattanooga, Tenn- Monday through Thursday weather reports show the temperature exceeding 90 degrees! With the heat rising, The Salvation Army continues to provide a relief for the community. Low income families and individuals with low income need help beating the heat. That is why The Salvation Army provides free fans, water, and utility assistance to anyone in need!

"The overwhelming need in our community happens to be refuge from the blistering sun on hot summer days. Here at The Salvation Army 614 Corps located at 800 McCallie Avenue we provide, water station outside and a place to escape the heat during the day" says Lieutenant James Harvin. "We need the communities help in this effort so that our homeless population can Beat the Heat. Come volunteer your time. Monetary donations are appreciated as well."

Nobody should have to feel overwhelmed by this summer's heat. No child should ever feel thirsty. The Salvation Army needs your help to make sure everyone gets a cool summer. Any donation, big or small, helps The Salvation Army BEAT THE HEAT! The Salvation Army asks for new boxed fans, bottled water and monetary donations.

If you or someone you know is in need of a fan, please call 423-756-1023.

Monetary gifts for box fans and utility bill assistance should be marked “Beat the Heat” and mailed to 822 McCallie Avenue, Chattanooga, TN 37403. Donations are also accepted online at www.csarmy.org or by calling 1-800-SAL-ARMY. For more information about The Chattanooga Salvation Army, please visit www.csarmy.org, Facebook, and Twitter.

For more information on The Salvation Army, please contact Kimberly George at 423-505-1052 or by email to Kimberly.George@uss.salvationarmy.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

 




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