The Salvation Army

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A 126-year old, faith-based charity, The Salvation Army helps people with all kinds of needs in virtually every community across America. Some of these activities include operating Adult Rehabilitation Centers, running programs for children and seniors and providing emergency disaster services support.

The Salvation Army provided disaster assistance support for well over 2 million Americans in 2005; including long-term assistance reliefe for Gulf Coast hurricane survivors.

According to management expert Peter Drucker, The Salvation Army is "by far the most effective organization in the U.S." A responsible steward of the generosity of the American people, at least 83 cents of every dollar donated to The Salvation Army goes directly to assist those in need.

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2201 Stout Street
Denver, CO 80205
Mission Statement: 

For almost 100 years, The Salvation Army disaster response teams, comprised of commissioned officers, trained employees and volunteers haved served at disasters which place a community at risk or which may disrupt or destroy family security and well being.

While each disaster is unique and devastating with its violent impact on the lives of the individuals and communities, there are certain basic needs to which The Salvation Army responds.

Organizational Statement of Faith: 

The mission of The Salvation Army is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs without discrimination in his name.

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