THE SALVATION ARMY TO HONOR SMUD WITH “SPIRIT OF CARING” AWARD AT 28TH ANNUAL LUNCHEON

May 23, 2019 | by Sam Jarosz

 

MAJOR IVAN WILD TO MAKE SEVERAL SALVATION ARMY PROGRAM ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

Sacramento, CA - The Salvation Army will honor SMUD with the Spirit of Caring Award at the 2019 Annual Community Luncheon on Tuesday, May 28. The award recognizes SMUD’s commitment to improving the Sacramento area.

SMUD recently announced its partnership with community leaders to pledge a minimum of $750,000 to revitalize the “Promise Zone.” That’s an area that encompasses 22 square miles of the economically hardest-hit neighborhoods in Sacramento. It’s just one of the programs in which SMUD gives back to its community.

The Salvation Army Annual Community Luncheon is also an opportunity to showcase its programs, give a fiscal and service report, thank individuals and companies helping those in need, and this year, make some big announcements about expanding current programs and partnerships.

This is The Salvation Army’s largest fundraising event of the year, with over $192,000 raised to support its local programs and services year-round. It will bring together 750 people, including government and business leaders; Sacramento Police Chief Daniel Hahn, Sacramento County Supervisor Sue Frost, Sacramento City Council Member Rick Jennings, Elk Grove City Council Member Patrick Hume, and SMUD board members Gregg Fishman and Heidi Sanborn.

WHO: More than 750 people will be in attendance. Fox 40’s Nikki Laurenzo will serve as the luncheon’s mistress of ceremonies.

WHAT: The Salvation Army will honor SMUD during its 28th Annual Community Luncheon, give a service report, and make big announcements about expanding current programs and partnerships.

WHERE: McClellan Conference Center, 5411 Luce Avenue, McClellan, CA 95652

WHEN: Tuesday, May 28, 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM

WHY: Luncheon raises money for The Salvation Army’s programs for the year and celebrates our gracious community partners.

    

View the Salvation Army of Sacramento Impact Report.


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