Chattanooga Salvation Army hosts Super Bowl Party for homeless

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) – The Salvation Army’s ReCreate Café will be hosting a Super Bowl Party for the Homeless on Sunday, February 5.

The Salvation Army guests will watch the big game in the ReCreate Café, a day center for the homeless housed in the 614 Corps at 800 McCallie Avenue. Door prizes will be offered throughout the evening.

“The Super Bowl is an American tradition where friends get together for great food and fun,” The Salvation Army’s 614 Corps officer, Lt. Ken Griffey, Jr states.  “This year we will be watching the game on our big screen TVs rooting on our favorite team, hoping they Rise Up!”

The Salvation Army expects to have about 75 guests for this celebration.

Dinner will begin at 6:00 PM with the game to follow.  On the menu for the night will be hot dogs, hamburgers, chips and other football snacks, tea and juice. All are invited to join the Café guests and watch the Super Bowl at The Salvation Army located at 800 McCallie Avenue.

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 150 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 carry out those services in 5,000 communities nationwide.

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