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The Salvation Army – Doing the most good.
   The Salvation Army of Battle Creek would like to thank all of our friends in Calhoun and Barry Counties.
Without you, we would not be able to do the most good this Christmas Season.
You helped in so many ways:
• Giving at the red kettle or mailing in a donation check.
• Sponsoring an angel tree or adopting a family.
• Dropping off a gift for a child or planning to help with the toy shop.
• Donating food for Thanksgiving and Christmas baskets.
• Serving a meal or packing a food box.
• Volunteering to ring the bell in the Red Kettle Christmas Campaign.
• Taking Christmas basket applications
• Bringing a gift to a shut in or nursing
home resident.
• So many other ways.
Because of what you did, The Sal- vation Army will help thousands of people in our community, at Christmas, and throughout the coming year.
The Salvation Army of Battle Creek serves residents of Calhoun and Barry Counties through the following year round programs:
• Sunday School at 9:45pm and Worship service at 11:00am each Sunday.
• Youth Activities Wednesday from 4:00 – 7:00pm ages 4-18.
• Food Pantry- Monday- Friday noon to 3:30pm.
• Sally’s Kitchen free hot meal Mon- day- Friday 11:30am to 1:00pm and Saturday 1:00-2:00pm.
• Social Services (rent, utilities, clothing, case management, etc.) by appointment, Monday- Friday 9am to 3:30pm.
• Wednesday, adult Bible study at 9:30a
• Weekly Women’s Ministries Fellow- ship Group and Monthly Men’s club.
• Seasonal activities – Thanksgiving Dinner and Food Boxes, Christmas Food and Toys, Easter Celebration and Outreach, Summer Camps.
   DOING THE MOST GOOD
  HOW WE HELP
The Salvation Army strives to be timely and efficient as it examines and addresses needs within a community. It continues to seek ways to change people’s lives by elevating the human spirit through the gift of Christian love. We lift people up – get them on their feet – help them grow in all dimensions of life.
HOW YOU CAN HELP
Volunteers truly are integral to The Salvation Army’s effective- ness. They broaden its range of effectiveness by bringing new points of view and fresh approaches. Their feedback leads to enhanced programs and even beginning new services. They are natural liaisons with the broader community, as well.
                      PO Box 93, 400 Capital Ave. NE., Battle Creek, MI, 49016-0093 | Office Phone: 269-963-3640 | Social Services direct line: 269-966-4162 Majors Kevin and Christie Van Zee, Corps Officers | www.sabattlecreek.org | www. Facebook.com/salvationarmybattlecreek, mi
Drop Box and Salvation Army Family Store: 294 Highland Avenue in Battle Creek
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