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The Salvation Army’s Echelon To Host Dinner in the Alley

The third annual event, hosted by The Salvation Army of Milwaukee County's Echelon chapter, will be held on Friday, July 27.

By - Jun 25th, 2018 10:25 am
The Salvation Army’s Echelon Hosts Dinner in the Alley. Photo courtesy of Echelon MKE.

The Salvation Army’s Echelon Hosts Dinner in the Alley. Photo courtesy of Echelon MKE.

MILWAUKEE COUNTY – Dinner in the Alley is back by popular demand.

The third annual event, hosted by The Salvation Army of Milwaukee County’s Echelon chapter, will be held on Friday, July 27.

Attendees will enjoy an outdoor dinner and live music at the Milwaukee City Hall overhang, 200 E. Wells St. (between Market Street and Water Street). Tickets can be purchased online at: http://salar.my/DIA2018

“Echelon Milwaukee has a vision to end homelessness,” said Major Steve Merritt, Divisional Commander at The Salvation Army of Wisconsin  and Upper Michigan. “Therefore, 100 percent of the proceeds will support The Salvation Army of Milwaukee County’s homeless shelter, the Emergency Lodge.”

The ticket price includes:

  • Dinner
  • Live music
  • A live artist
  • New friends
  • A contribution toward working to end homelessness in Milwaukee

Schedule:

  • 6 p.m.: Social hour (cash bar)
  • 7:30 p.m.: Dinner
  • 9 p.m.: Live music continues

Guests must be 21+ to enter. Please wear red to show support of The Salvation Army.

About Echelon
As a local chapter of the National Young Adult Auxiliary of The Salvation Army, Echelon Milwaukee is a community of 50 diverse young professionals collectively serving The Salvation Army in Milwaukee County. Echelon Milwaukee has a vision to end homelessness in Milwaukee through its support of The Salvation Army. Echelon seeks to mobilize the next generation of Salvation Army volunteers and supporters by providing opportunities for young adults to engage with the organization through fellowship, networking, professional development, fundraising, volunteering and service to others. To learn more, visit www.echelonmke.org

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). Nationally, approximately 84 cents of every dollar raised is used to support programs and services in nearly 9,000 communities nationwide.

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