SALVATION ARMY COMMEMORATES 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF SEPTEMBER 11TH WITH A DAY OF SERVICE 06/09/2011
Faithe Colas, Community Relations Director
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Wauwatosa, WI (September 6, 2011) The Salvation Army will commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9/11 by asking the public to commit to a day of service. Milwaukee County residents can visit www.SAmilwaukee .org and click on the 9/11 Memorial to sign up for a variety of Salvation Army volunteer opportunities to help those in need.
Visitors can also view 9/11 photographs on The Salvation Army Milwaukee County Facebook page.
“We join the entire nation in commemorating the 10th Anniversary of 9/11 and remembering those who lost their lives and served. May God continue to bring together the entire nation through peace, love and understanding,” said Major Roger R. Ross, Salvation Army Milwaukee County Commander.
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 more than 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 support those services in 5,000 communities nationwide.
For more information, go to www.salvationarmyusa.org, http://blog.salvationarmyusa.org, www.facebook.com/salvationarmyus a or www.twitter.com/salvationarmyus.