|The Salvation Army Partners with Habitat for Humanity|
|News Releases - Not-for-Profit News|
|Written by Holly Nomura|
|Friday, 02 August 2013 14:11|
Quad Cities, USA – The Salvation Army will be serving the noon meal to the volunteers at the building sites on 5th Avenue in Moline, IL.
Major Gary Felton, Quad Cities Coordinator for The Salvation Army states, “We are always honored to partner with Habitat for Humanity. Our missions are interconnected … we both try to alleviate the despair of homelessness.”
House #83, 509 – 5th Avenue, Moline, IL is fully sponsored by the Moline Foundation through the newly established Karen and Tom Getz Award for Excellence.
House #82, 509 – 5th Avenue, Moline, IL is supported by the John Deere Foundation. Wells Fargo is sponsoring the infrastructure.
About The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church established in London 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 casework and life skills training, 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. 82 cents of every dollar spent is used to support those services in 5,000 communities nationwide. For more information, go to www.salvationarmyusa.org.
About Habitat for Humanity
Habitat for Humanity Quad Cities is a nonprofit Christian housing organization dedicated to eliminating poverty housing. Habitat builds simple, decent, affordable housing for low income, working families. These families not only contribute sweat equity hours to Habitat; but they also purchase their homes on a no-interest mortgage. Founded in 1993, HFHQC has made the dream of home ownership possible for 80 local families. . For more information, go to www.habitatqc.org
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