The Salvation Army in Connecticut held a Day of Giving on Thursday, October 21st.
As so many of our Connecticut neighbors struggle with poverty, hunger and homelessness, The Salvation Army, along with generous donors, provide help for those who are feeling hopeless.
In 2020, The Salvation Army in Connecticut provided:
- 1,740,492 Meals were provided
- 1,562 Individuals were sheltered
- 20,661 Nights of shelter provided
- 7,354 Children were served for Christmas
- 35,170 Christmas toys were provided
The Salvation Army continues to operate critical year-round services such as housing assistance for homeless families, veterans, and young adults; emergency assistance and case management for victims of human trafficking; early learning centers, after school activities, summer education, recreation, and music programs for low-income youth. Through these year-round programs, The Salvation Army served more than 155,000 people last year.
The Day of Giving is sponsored by:
A Generous Donor
Friends of The Army Support
Pledge Property Management
For more information on the Day of Giving, visit: SalvationArmyCT.org
About The Salvation Army:
The Salvation Army annually helps nearly 30 million Americans overcome poverty, addiction and economic hardships through a range of social services. By providing food for the hungry, emergency relief for disaster survivors, rehabilitation for those suffering from drug and alcohol abuse, and clothing and shelter for people in need, The Salvation Army is doing the most good at 7,600 centers of operation around the country. In the first-ever listing of “America’s Favorite Charities” by The Chronicle of Philanthropy, The Salvation Army ranked as the country’s largest privately funded, direct-service nonprofit. For more information, visit ctri.SalvationArmy.org. #DoingtheMostGood