04 January 2018

Media Contact:


Marie Lewis
Corps Administrator
The Salvation Army of Kenosha County
3116 75th St.
Kenosha, WI 53142-4444
P.O Box 336
Kenosha, WI 53121-0336
262-564-0286  Business
262-945-8357  Cell
262-564-0290  Fax

Salvation Army Opens Doors to Serve Families Without Power

WAUWATOSA, WI – (January 3, 2018) The Salvation Army in Kenosha have opened their doors to offer shelter to area families.  Individuals without power can go to the Kenosha Salvation Army located at 3116 75th Street tonight to stay warm.


“We are committed to serving families in every community.  We will be open until all power has been restored in Kenosha,” said Major Steve Merritt, Divisional Commander for The Salvation Army Wisconsin & Upper Michigan.


Thousands of homes across Kenosha are currently without power.

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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.