NEWS RELEASE · FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 22 2017
The Salvation Army will deliver Thanksgiving meals to area shut-ins
Chattanooga, TN –The Salvation Army has identified move than 500 low-income seniors who would not otherwise have a Thanksgiving meal and are homebound. As a result of our generous community, these seniors will enjoy a Thanksgiving meal of turkey, potatoes, green beans, dressing, cranberry sauce, a roll and pie. The Salvation Army will also serve federal inmates and their families. We expect to serve more than 500 meals on Thanksgiving.
Packing and delivery of these meals will take place at The Salvation Army located at 800 McCallie Avenue at 9:00 AM on Thanksgiving Day.
As we continue moving toward the holidays, volunteer opportunities can be found at www.csarmy.org or by calling The Salvation Army at 423-756-1023.
Monetary donations are also needed to assist with this year's increase in Christmas need. Donations can be made by visiting www.csarmy.org, by calling 1-800-Sal-Army or mailed to: The Salvation Army, 822 McCallie Ave, Chattanooga, TN, 37403.
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