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Salvation Army working to meet needs in the community


April 11, 2019

Major Michael Bates of the Wrangell Salvation Army.

The Salvation Army is probably best known for its work around the Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday seasons, said Major Michael Bates with the Wrangell Salvation Army. However, they work year-round to serve the needy in communities across the country.

Even in Wrangell, there are those in need.

"I would like them to know, have a better understanding of the social needs of our community and what's being done about it," Bates said.

Housing is one of the categories the Salvation Army tries to offer assistance in.

Wrangell has a high cost of living, Bates said. For some people, it can be a r...

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