On This Day In History, August 8
In 1937, Dustin Hoffman was born. In a CBS News interview, Hoffman talks about his early career when he took acting classes and bought his clothes at The Salvation Army! The Salvation Army clothed Dustin Hoffman!!
Hoffman quoted on Twitter: “The money I save buying clothes at…Salvation Army goes into investments, or kid’s education.”
Happy Birthday, Dustin Hoffman!
About Salvation Army Texas
The Salvation Army in Texas serves more than 919,500 people and families a year through its 84 local centers of operation. Daily it serves 9,612 hot meals and shelters 2,885 people. For more information please visit our website at www.salvationarmytexas.org or contact your local Salvation Army.
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 carry out those services in 5,000 communities nationwide. For more information, go to www.salvationarmyusa.org .