LEROY BUTLER CONTINUES SUPPORT TO THE SALVATION ARMY WITH LAMBEAU LEAP LIMITED EDITION 05/08/2013
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LEROY BUTLER CONTINUES SUPPORT TO THE SALVATION ARMY WITH LAMBEAU LEAP LIMITED EDITION
Wauwatosa, WI (August 5, 2013) Green Bay Packer Hall of Famer LeRoy Butler will be celebrating 20 years of the Lambeau Leap with a limited edition of the Lambeau Leap on canvas. In keeping with his spirit of community service, a portion of the sales will benefit The Salvation Army in Milwaukee County, St Dunstan Episcopal Church in Madison, WI; Christian Faith Church in Racine, WI and his national Anti Bullying Campaign.
“We are very grateful to Mr. Butler for his continued support of our programs and services. His compassion for families in need especially children makes his partnership invaluable to us,” said Major Roger Ross, Salvation Army Milwaukee County Commander.
Butler said, “When I was growing up other kids made fun of me because I couldn’t walk and wore leg braces. I grew up in the projects of Jacksonville, FL. We didn’t have much, but my mother worked 10 jobs to keep a roof over our heads. She had lots of help. I remember getting my first pair of new shoes from a Salvation Army. I use to be one of those kids standing in a line to get a meal. It’s a priority for me and my family to give back. The Lambeau Leap limited canvas editions will allow me to help other children who are bullied know they can overcome those challenges and help families in need with food, shelter and clothing.”
To order your own Lambeau Leap limited edition, click here.
About The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination since 1865. Nearly 33 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. Nationally, approximately 84 cents of every dollar raised is used to support those services in nearly 9,000 communities nationwide. For more information, go to www.SAmilwaukee.org.