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SCE&G GIVES $5,000 TO THE SALVATION ARMY FOR FEEDING THE HOMELESS
Columbia, S.C., July 15, 2014 – SCE&G has provided a generous gift of $5,000 to The Salvation Army of the Midlands to support the Army’s Meals Service to the Homeless program. The contribution will be used to provide meals for the homeless.
“We are most grateful to SCE&G for their support of the Meals Service to the Homeless program,” said Major Roger Coulson, Regional Coordinator/Corps Officer at The Salvation Army of the Midlands. “This gift will help us continue feeding three nutritious meals each day to the homeless in our community.” The Salvation Army serves about 15,000 meals each month to clients who would otherwise go without their basic need of food.
“Giving back to the community has always been one of SCE&G’s core values,” said Stephanie Jones, SCE&G’s supervisor of philanthropy and community affairs. “We’re pleased to work with the Salvation Army as they seek to fulfill their mission and make a positive impact in the Midlands.”
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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 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