The Salvation Army Opens Cooling Centers in Milwaukee

Jul 17, 2019


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The Salvation Army Opens Cooling Centers in Milwaukee County


MILWAUKEE COUNTY - With the impending heat advisory, two Salvation Army worship and community centers are opening as cooling centers.
"Everyone deserves comfort and a safe place to go during the extreme heat," said Major Steve Merritt, Divisional Commander for The Salvation Army of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan. 
Below is a list of the cooling center locations and hours:

Citadel Corps Church and Community Center
4129 West Villard Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53209
Monday - Friday: 9 a.m to 4 p.m.

Coldspring Church and Community Center
2900 W. Coldspring Rd., Greenfield, WI 53221
Monday - Thursday: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 
Friday: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

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About The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination since 1865. Nearly 33 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. The Salvation Army tracks the level of need across the country with the Human Needs Index (Human NeedsIndex.org). Locally, 87 cents of every dollar raised is used to support programs and services in Milwaukee County. 


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