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Salvation Army To Receive $10,000+ from Members of 100+ People Who Care Group

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GREAT BEND, Kan. – The Salvation Army of Barton County is pleased to announce that they are the 2023 first quarter recipients of $10,000+ in charitable donations from members of the 100+ People Who Care in Barton County group. As the group celebrated the start of their giving year, the Salvation Army joined past charitable organizations in sharing $200,000 of support since the group’s formation in 2017.

\The Salvation Army’s founders sought to bring salvation to the poor, destitute, and hungry by meeting both their “physical and spiritual needs.”  The organization’s charity shops, youth camps, shelters for the homeless, and humanitarian aid to developing countries and during disaster relief can be found in 133 countries world-wide.  The quarterly pledges of the 100+ People Who Care members will assist the organization in funding their emergency assistance program.  This program assists struggling families in Barton County with rent and utilities, prescription assistance, and gas vouchers.

The next giving meeting for the 100+ People Who Care group will be held Tuesday, May 9th, 2023, at 5:30 p.m., at the Best Western Angus Inn Courtyard.  At that time, representatives from the Salvation Army will return to provide an update on how the organization is utilizing the $10,000+ gift. Members will also vote to select and nominate local, charitable organizations to receive future funds.  More details can be found on the group’s website, www.100bartoncounty.org, or on their Facebook page.