Friends like you and Charles (above) empower The Salvation Army to help others.
“THE SALVATION ARMY IS MEETING AN ESSENTIAL NEED”
began volunteering at The Salvation Army more than 25 years ago. Now
retired, he has more time than ever to serve people in need, here in his
people when they retire, they play golf,” Charles says. Smiling, he
adds, “If you saw my golf game, you’d know why I volunteer!”
volunteer work has him involved in many Salvation Army programs —
offering food to hungry neighbors, helping people who are looking to
turn their lives around, and at Christmas, providing toys to
right — although it may seem early, Charles is already turning his
attention to the holiday season. There’s a lot of work involved in
bringing toys to all the kids. For Charles, it’s worth it.
some of the parents of the children at Christmas ... when you see how
they feel about gifts we are providing — that’s the real payoff,” he
There are many places where Charles could volunteer, but he chooses The Salvation Army.
Salvation Army is meeting an essential need, and I have great
admiration for them,” he explains. “They deal with people in crisis all
the time ... I just greatly admire the work that they do.”
Supporters of The Salvation Army, like Charles — and you — make it possible for The Salvation Army to serve those in the most
need. Because you care, we are able to bring help, and hope, to men,
women and children throughout the community. God bless you for your
compassion — and thank you for your continuing support.