Salvation Army Today – 06.01.2017 – Volunteer Impact

A Connecticut company, Clarus Commerce organized 70 volunteers, who gave their time at the local Salvation Army in Meriden. Throughout the day, volunteers painted, organized food pantry donations and landscaped. This gift of time makes a big difference and helps build relationships within the company and the community.

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. 81 cents of every dollar spent is used to carry out those services in 5,000 communities nationwide.