05 December 2017

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Amy Burke
Media Relations Director
amy_burke@usc.salvationarmy.org
Cell: (414) 333-5418


MEDIA ADVISORY:

The Salvation Army To Host Christmas Party And Luncheon For 600 Seniors


MILWAUKEE COUNTY -- The Salvation Army will host an Older Adult Christmas Luncheon for seniors living in southeastern Wisconsin.

Seniors age 50+ will travel in groups from as far north as Green Bay and as far east as Janesville and Beloit to visit with friends, enjoy a wonderful meal and listen to a special Christmas message at this annual Christmas party.

Those attending are encouraged to donate two non-perishable food items. Food collected from this drive will be donated to area food pantries.

WHAT:          Older Adult Christmas Luncheon

WHEN:         Noon-2 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017

WHERE:      Italian Community Center
                       631 E. Chicago St.
                       Milwaukee, WI 53202

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About The Salvation Army:
The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination since 1865. Nearly 33 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. The Salvation Army tracks the level of need across the country with the Human Needs Index (Human NeedsIndex.org). Locally, 87 cents of every dollar raised is used to support programs and services in Milwaukee County.