The Salvation Army of Milwaukee County
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Three Salvation Army Locations in Wisconsin Receive $50,000 Grants

"The money will go toward providing intensive case management services to homeless families..."

By - Jul 2nd, 2018 12:24 pm

WAUWATOSA, WI – Three Salvation Army locations across the state are recipients of the Homeless Case Management Services Grant.

The grants – worth $50,000 each – were provided by The State of Wisconsin, Department of Administration, Division of Energy, Housing, and Community Resources (DEHCR).

The Salvation Army locations receiving funds are:

  • The Salvation Army of Milwaukee County’s Emergency Lodge in Milwaukee
  • The Salvation Army’s Grace Place Shelter in New Richmond
  • The Salvation Army of Dane County in Madison

“We are honored to be the recipient of three of the ten available awards,” said Major Steve Merritt, the Divisional Commander for The Salvation Army of Wisconsin & Upper Michigan. “The money will go toward providing intensive case management services to homeless families, such as; financial management, employment, and ensuring that their children continue in school.”

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).

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