Salvation Army Gets Unique Mystery Donor To Help During Easter Week

Reported by: James Mahon
Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Share
Updated: 4/17 9:38 am
CHATTANOOGA, TN, (WDEF)-The Salvation Army received a welcome boost before they spend the rest of Easter week helping those in need across the Tennessee Valley.

"We are excited that we have an anonymous donor who has given us a gift who has said any donations that come in through the rest of April will be matched"

Kimberly George with the Salvation Army says this is a unique situation which could impact the lives of hundreds of people.

"This donor has been a friend of the Salvation Army for years, just felt extra generous and said, you know i will double the gifts"

The Salvation Army say demand is growing every single week but donations have been slowing down especially coming up to the summer time

"Because we is still in some cold weather snaps obviously its still good to have blankets and warm clothing, we always need food, thats always an issue, people to donate food, top priority is also toilet items, something we are always in need of"

The organization  added they have to turn away 200 families a week due to lack of donations.
There will be a Can Hunger drive at the Hamilton Place YMCA on Friday for the Salvation Army.
The group will host Easter Egg hunts this weekend and a special Carnival on Saturday.
Share
0 Comment(s)
Comments: Show | Hide

Here are the most recent story comments.View All

No comments yet!
Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.