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V 100 FM TO HOST FOOD DRIVE FOR THE SALVATION ARMY SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17

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Released 15 November 2012

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V 100 FM TO HOST FOOD DRIVE FOR THE SALVATION ARMY SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17

Wauwatosa, WI  (November 14, 2012)  V 100 FM as part of their on-going community support will host a food drive to benefit Salvation Army Milwaukee County food pantries on Saturday, November 17th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Sentry Food Store, 7101 W. Lisbon Ave.

Salvation Army food pantries serve an average of 25,000 individuals annually.  Since January 2012 request for first time assistance has continued to increase 10%.  Several times throughout the year Salvation Army food pantries have been bare.

“We appreciate the partnership with V 100 and the annual food drive they host during the holiday season.  It helps to replenish our food pantries during Thanksgiving and Christmas and reminds the public of the year round need we have for food.  The need is great. We encourage corporations, businesses and civic groups to host food drives year round,” said Salvation Army Milwaukee County Commander Roger Ross.

To host a food drive for The Salvation Army call 414-302-4300 x2223 or visit www.SAmilwaukee.org.

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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.


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