When people come to The Salvation Army seeking emergency financial assistance, they receive an application to fill out. Included in the application is a voluntary questionnaire that includes just two questions.

Our ‘Brewing Hope’ series will give you insight on what assistance men, women, and children in need are seeking when they come through our doors, and what it means to them to receive a hand up and a sense of hope in their time of need.


Name: Kareem

What brings you to The Salvation Army for assistance? I need assistance getting up to date with my utility bills. I have an unfortunate set of circumstances that caused me to fall behind on my bills.

What does receiving assistance from The Salvation Army mean to you? It means the world to me as a single father on child support, I struggle to make ends meet and any assistance helps me out tremendously. Thank you.


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