National Salvation Army Week celebrated in Fountain Valley
Last updated 5/12/2021 at 10:22am
This is National Salvation Army Week (May 10-16, 2021). This week is set aside to remind and inform the community of the comprehensive nature of the services The Salvation Army provides to help people in need in your community. These are your neighbors - your brothers and sisters.
This week, two Salvation Army corps - Fountain Valley and Colorado Springs - are partnering to celebrate the week with a free community block party this Friday, May 14, from 4-7:30 p.m.
The event will take place at 908 Yuma St., Colorado Springs, and will include free food, music and other entertainment, and fun activities. such as bounce houses, face painting, yard games and more. For questions, call (719) 636-3891.
National Salvation Army Week was declared by President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1954, and since then it has served as an annual reminder of the vast scope of our services and ways you can help.
Here locally, The Salvation Army Fountain Valley Corps is here to inform you of all the local programs and services that are offered here in your backyard! They are also asking for donations this week, as they are in the process of rebuilding from the increased need during the COVID-19 pandemic.
"One hundred percent of donations stay right here in the Fountain Valley to fund all their year-long programs," said Quiana Vargas, director of programs for the Fountain Valley Corps.
Go to http://www.tsafv.org to donate.
The Fountain Valley Corps is led by Lt. Paul Chisolm.