The Salvation Army of Hamilton reminds community members to reach out | Local News

The Salvation Army reports that the community of Hamilton has been hit hard with many residents facing food insecurity issues and a lack of affordable housing, but reminds the community that it is available to provide assistance. aid.

“Thankfully The Salvation Army is here to support families in need through this difficult season,” Temukum said. “We are here to help with groceries, prevent evictions and stop utility disconnections. Hamilton is full of families and people who work hard, love each other and are ready to help each other in difficult times.

He noted that the Salvation Army in Hamilton has been a proud partner in Hamilton for over 125 years and continues to serve.

For example, during this recent Christmas season, the Salvation Army of Hamilton was able to help meet the needs of families. Temukum and volunteers donated 1,128 toys to 188 children, provided more than 100 food cards and 100 food boxes (worth $80 each), and averted dozens of power outages.

“Dozens of families have benefited from our emergency rental and mortgage assistance program,” Temukum said. “We continue to provide families in need with gas cards, hygiene supplies, car repairs, case management, counselling, bus tickets and many other needs on a daily basis.”

He said The Salvation Army in Hamilton is proud to serve the community and encourage families in need to reach out.

The Salvation Army is a Christian service organization based on Bible verses, “Above all, love yourself deeply. Peter 4:8 and “The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want.” Psalm 23:1. It helps people overcome poverty, recover from disasters and economic hardship through a range of disaster relief and social services. The Salvation Army provides food for the hungry, clothing and shelter for the homeless, disaster relief, activities and outreach for the elderly, rehabilitation for adults and opportunities for the underprivileged children.

The Salvation Army in Hamilton is open 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and is open Tuesdays and Thursdays by appointment only. Stop at the Salvation Army office at 217 N. 3rd St, Suite B-2, in Hamilton, call for an appointment at 406-210-1453, or email [email protected].

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