Salvation Army Celebrates 130 Years Serving Stephenson County With Christmas “Kick-Off”

Salvation Army Freeport Illinois

Freeport – Help the Salvation Army kick off the Christmas season as they celebrate 130 years serving Stephenson County.

On Wednesday, November 4at 5:00pm – 7:00pm the Salvation Army, located at 106 W Exchange St will kick-off the season with an event that allows you to learn about the Salvation Army and discover all the ways you can help during the upcoming holiday’s and beyond. Light refreshments will be served.

8c3eaeec-a325-458a-b415-205b0dbf350e_what_is_history1The Salvation Army operates 7,546 centers in communities across the United States. These include food distribution, disaster relief, rehabilitation centers, anti-human trafficking efforts, and a wealth of children’s programs.

William Booth embarked upon his ministerial career in 1852, desiring to win the lost multitudes of England to Christ. He walked the streets of London to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ to the poor, the homeless, the hungry, and the destitute.

and 150 years world-wide! Come learn more about The Salvation Army in Freeport and discover ways you can help during the holidays and beyond. Light refreshments will be served.

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