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TARGET DONATES GIFT CARDS FOR SALVATION ARMY CHRISTMAS PROGRAMS
Wauwatosa, WI (December 19, 2011) The Target Corporation has generously
donated hundreds of gift cards to Salvation Army for Christmas programs.
"We thank Target for their generous donation that will benefit The
Salvation Army Commands across Wisconsin & the Upper Peninsula and
especially here in Milwaukee where the need is so great," said Major
Robert Thomson, Divisional Commander for Wisconsin & Upper Michigan.
In 2010 The Salvation Army distributed in Milwaukee 96,572 toys. This
year The Salvation Army will provide more than 100,000 toys to children of
low income and unemployed families.
To make a toy donation call 414-302-4300 x2248 or visit http://www.SAmilwaukee.org.
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 http://www.SAmilwaukee.org