For Immediate Release
Media contact: Amanda Long
The Salvation Army
Office: (417) 862-5509 ext. 102
Cell: (417) 315-9441
SALVATION ARMY AND WESTLAKE ACE HARDWARE PARTNER TO BRING RELEIF FROM HEAT
Donated fans will be given to area residents in need.
Springfield, MO (August 4, 2015) The Salvation Army and Westlake Ace Hardware have partnered to help those in need of relief from the heat. Westlake Ace Hardware recently hosted a fan drive and collected 89 fans to be given families and individuals here in the Ozarks. Fans were collected through the generosity of Westlake Ace Hardware customers.
“We have been collecting and giving out fans all summer,” said Major Mike Mills, Springfield Corps Officer. “This donation will go a long way in helping us meet the needs here in our community.”
Those in need of a fan are encouraged to call prior to coming The Salvation Army to check on availability and office hours. Clients may call (417)862-5509.
For more information, please call 417-862-5509 ext. 102 or e-mail Amanda_long@usc.salvationarmy.org.
To support the year-round outreach of The Salvation Army financial contributions can be sent to The Salvation Army, P.O Box 9685 in Springfield MO, 65801 by calling 1-800-SAL-ARMY or by visiting http://donate.salvationarmyusa.org – 82¢ of every dollar goes directly toward programs & services that help local Ozarks residents in need.
The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church established in London 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 The Salvation Army spends is used to support those services in 5,000 communities nationwide. For more information, visit www.salvationarmyusa.org.