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WELLS FARGO DONATES $2,500 TO THE SALVATION ARMY OF SAVANNAH TO PROVIDE ASSISTANCE WITH HOUSING TO LOCAL FAMILIES AFFECTED BY COVID-19


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SAVANNAH, GA – April 28, 2020 – The Salvation Army of Savannah has received a grant of $2,500 from Wells Fargo to support funds to help families facing an unstable housing situation due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.

The Salvation Army has served the greater Savannah community for the past 120 years and has always been there to support low-income, homeless, laid off and struggling families. The local nonprofit has expanded its emergency shelter facilities for families facing homelessness during this time, provided kids’ meals and books at their Community Center, and supported children in their shelter with online learning, and more.

Due to the pandemic, The Salvation Army has experienced a much greater demand for emergency financial assistance, housing and homeless services in 2020. Donations like this from Wells Fargo will help the organization continue providing crucial aid to many families who have nowhere else to turn.

“I am delighted at the spirit of giving exhibited by the leadership at Wells Fargo during this time of crisis. Wells Fargo and The Salvation Army have both been serving this community for over a century and we look forward to continuing our relationship,” said The Salvation Army of Savannah’s Major Paul Egan.

The Salvation Army serves all 159 counties in Georgia and is uniquely positioned with 40 facilities that provide family emergency and sheltering assistance throughout out the state. TSA’s workers are local and have always been here for the community. In times of disaster, the organization will continue to be the last to leave to offer support and guidance on the front lines.

To make a monetary donation directly or for more information about The Salvation Army Savannah, please visit https://salvationarmygeorgia.org/savannah/ or call 912-200-3004 and follow the organization via social media.

For more information about Wells Fargo, please visit www.wellsfargo.com.

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About The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army annually helps more than 23 million Americans overcome poverty, addiction, and economic hardships through a range of social services. By providing food for the hungry, emergency relief for disaster survivors, rehabilitation for those suffering from drug and alcohol abuse, and clothing and shelter for people in need, The Salvation Army is doing the most good at 7,600 centers of operation around the country. In the first-ever listing of “America’s Favorite Charities” by The Chronicle of Philanthropy, The Salvation Army ranked as the country’s largest privately funded, direct-service nonprofit. For more information, visit SalvationArmyUSA.org. Follow us on Twitter @SalvationArmyUS and #DoingTheMostGood

 

Wells Fargo is proud of their legacy of serving and supporting those in need throughout the United States. They use their resources and expertise to address complex societal issues and pave a path to stability and financial success for the underserved.

 

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