Last week, The Salvation Army of New Orleans received a 1,000 “disaster kits” from generous retailer Best Buy.
The kits, designed to provide connectivity during times of crisis, contain a Rocketfish mobile charger, Energizer batteries AA and AAA, an Energizer flashlight with batteries, and a light stick – all products of Best Buy.
We’re all familiar with the relatively small sacrifice required to assist those in the poorest parts of the world. Organizations like Compassion International, Samaritan’s Purse and of course, The Salvation Army are adept at providing amazingly high returns from relatively small investments, in terms of improving the lives of those they help.
1200 Southern California donut shops and bakeries that use products by BakeMark – the leading manufacturer and distributor of bakery products and ingredients – are celebrating both Memorial Day and the 75th Annual National Donut Day by supporting The Salvation Army’s area veterans services.
If there’s one thing FedEx has mastered, it’s delivering. And they did just that and more when they visited The Salvation Army, Golden State Division in San Francisco during National Salvation Army Week.
But this wasn’t your typical white package delivery.
Story submitted by guest blogger Larry Rowe, Soldier of The Salvation Army Lighthouse Corps and Family Services Operations Manager for The Salvation Army in San Francisco.
We use the socks donated by Hanes on outreach night when we pass out sandwiches to homeless people.
It’s something you have to see to believe. Even though the folks we serve (my formerly-homeless self included!) may have greater needs such as shelter or food, they get so excited when offered a new pair of socks.