The Salvation Army Receives $15,000 from the Scripps Howard Foundation

Funds Will Provide Emergency Assistance to Those Most in Need in the Community

Cincinnati, OH (February 1, 2016) – The Salvation Army today announced that it received $15,000 from the Scripps Howard Foundation. The funds provide support for The Salvation Army’s Emergency Assistance program, which provides food, clothing, rent assistance and other forms of material support to those most in need.

“We’re very grateful for the Foundation’s support for The Salvation Army’s efforts to assist those most at risk in our local community,” stated Major Larry Ashcraft, Divisional Commander at The Salvation Army.  “Meeting the basic human needs of the most vulnerable in our communities has long been the hallmark of our ministry.” 

In the past year, The Salvation Army’s Emergency Assistance program served more than 23,000 individuals, representing the largest single area of support provided by The Salvation Army in the local community.

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