I had the pleasure of attending the Salvation Army Annual Dinner Celebration last Thursday night where the Middletown Division of Fire was honored with a Community Service Award.
Other awards went to Jan Perander and Barbara Martin as Volunteers of the Year.
And to our local Meijer store as Company of the Year.
If you don’t know much about The Salvation Army in Middletown, here is a list of their accomplishments last year alone:
Volunteer Hours Served 8,352
Number of People Assisted 13,076
Number of Meals Provided 24,354
Number of Grocery Orders Provided 7,537
Children Attending Weekly Life Skill Programs 701
Children Attending Weekly Music Programs 1,107
Number of Shut-Ins Visited 1,135
Kid’s Summer Children’s Meals Provided 37,314
Christmas Angel Toys & Clothes Provided 6,820
Thank you Salvation Army for all that you in Middletown!