Items Accepted to Aid People Displaced by Wild Fires
AMARILLO, Texas (March 1, 2011) – Suddenlink will host a drive to help the Salvation Army in its efforts to aid people affected by recent area wild fires. The drive will begin with a KAT Country 102 live radio remote today from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. on the Suddenlink parking lot at 5800 W. 45th St. The Suddenlink office will continue accepting donations through 12:00 p.m. Friday.
Suggested donations include new or gently used clothing, blankets, linens, pots and pans, other household items and bottled water. Cash, checks (made out to the Salvation Army) and gift cards also will be accepted.
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The Salvation Army www.salvationarmyusa.org, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church established in 1865, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination for 130 years in the United States. Nearly 30 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadest array of social services that range from providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless and opportunities for underprivileged children. 82 cents of every dollar spent is used to carry out those services in 5,000 communities nationwide.
Suddenlink Communications (suddenlink.com) is the seventh largest cable operator in the United States, supporting the information, communication and entertainment demands of approximately 1.3 million residential customers and thousands of commercial customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Texas, West Virginia and elsewhere. Suddenlink simplifies its customers’ lives through one call for support, one connection, and one bill for TV, Internet, phone and other services.