A community of dedicated organizations and individuals can be a powerful force for “Doing the Most Good” for those in need!
This is certainly true in Fresno, CA where The Salvation Army, in partnership with The Big Fresno Fair, the Community Food Bank and other organizations, has helped collect 134 TONS of food over the course of the last three years during the “Feed the Need” Community Food Drive.
“Jesus and religion are on opposite spectrums. See, one’s the work of God, but one’s a man-made invention. See, one is the cure, but the other’s the infection.”
Do you agree with these words from Christian rap artist Jefferson Bethke? His famous rap video titled “Why I Hate Religion but Love Jesus” has garnered almost 20 million views on Youtube, contributing to the rising trend of “YouTube Christianity”.
Nominated by his boss, Lynn Kallgren, as a Salvation Army employee deserving recognition for his character and achievements, Keith Butler has worked tirelessly as a Data Entry Specialist for The Salvation Army Divisional Headquarters in San Diego for 17 years, all the while volunteering his time when the hours allow for it.
“He’ll actually work after church on Sunday all day so that he can take Friday off to ring bells at our red kettles,” Lynn said.
Do you enjoy running for approximately 35 minutes? Do you like to support a good cause while you’re at it?
Here’s your chance! If you live in the Washington, DC area (or willing to travel), you can break a sweat on April 28th at The Salvation Army’s Kettle Classic 5K run/walk benefiting the Turning Point Center – a transitional living center for homeless women with children.