Salvation Army Receives $40,000 from the Harris & Eliza Kempner Fund
(Galveston County, TX- May 2020) The Salvation Army of Galveston County received a charitable grant of $40,000 from the Harris & Eliza Kempner Fund to support the operation of the Center of Hope in Galveston.
“We are thankful to the Kempner Fund for their compassion toward the people we serve,” says Capt. Nathanael Doria of The Salvation Army. “Many lives will change because of their faithfulness to give. The Kempner Fund has been very generous, putting more than $600,000 out into the community through many worthy organizations. We are honored to be one of them.”
The Center of Hope at 601 51st Street houses a 124-bed emergency over-night shelter and provides case management for the homeless community as well as a food pantry for low-income residents of Galveston County. Every day, a hot meal is available at 5:00 to anyone who is hungry. Rent/Mortgage and utility assistance is available Monday through Thursday from 9-3. Call 409-763-1691 for details on qualifications and what documentation you need to bring.
The Salvation Army relies solely on the community it serves to support the needs of the area. To help, you can make a donation online or check out volunteer opportunities at www.salvationarmygalvestoncounty.org.# # #
About The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church established in 1865, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination for 139 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 providing food to the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disable, 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 carry out those service in 5,000 communities nationwide.