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Additional Financial Assistance Now Available for Rental/Mortgage/Utility Assistance

Posted by Bill Grier on May 5, 2021 at 8:25 AM Comments comments (500)

1. The Salvation Army of Pulaski County now has additional financial resources to assist  Pulaski County residents impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic with rental, mortgage, or utility assistance.

2. These additional resources come from the CARES Act of 2020 and have been allocated to the Salvation Army of Pulaski County for issuance to eligible clients.

3. Eligibility criteria for this assistance:

     a.  Have picture ID

     b.  Have proof of residence in Pulaski County

     c.  Have not received Salvation Army financial assistance in the past six months.

     d.  Can document direct/financial impact by the pandemic.  Information on loss of employment/income must be provided.

     e.  Are behind on utility payment or rent/mortgage payment. 

      f.  Can provide current invoice for utility assistance or or landlord/mortgage information for rent/mortgage assistance.

4.  To apply:

     a.  Must meet with a Salvation Army Caseworker.

     b.  Location: Good Samaritan Food Pantry 1811 Old Route 66 Waynesville MO

     c.  Hours:  Wednesdays and Fridays 12 - 3 pm.

2020 Fundraising Goal is Shattered!!

Posted by Bill Grier on February 18, 2021 at 6:40 AM Comments comments (42)

The Salvation Army of Pulaski County is very happy to announce that we EXCEEDED our fundraising goal for 2020!

We had a goal of $90,000 for our local funraising and raised a little over $120,000.  This shatters our prior fundraising record.  Amazing!

We want to send out our heartfelt thanks to our wonderful donors, our incredible bell-ringers, our business partners, and all thosewho worked "behind the scenes" to make this happen. 

The generosity of everyone in the Pulaski County area is truly a blessing.

There were a lot of challenges this year with the pandemic.  Thanks to everyone who followed our COVID procedures and helped keep our community safe.

Because of this record fundraising success we will now be able to fully fund all of our assistance/benevolence programs and provide a record amount of support to the less fortunate in our area. 

Update 1 August 2020: Status of Funds for Emergency Assistance

Posted by Bill Grier on August 1, 2020 at 8:45 PM Comments comments (171)

Update 1 August 2020: Status of Funds for Emergency Assistance

Due to the increased demand for our emergency assistance: the financial assistance fund for the Waynesville/St Robert area has been depleted for this fiscal year ending 30 September 2020.

We plan to resume financial assistance again at the start of the next fiscal year on 1 October 2020.

2019 Holiday Food Baskets Delivered

Posted by Bill Grier on January 10, 2020 at 6:00 PM Comments comments (70)

The Salvation Army of Pulaski County working with their partner the Good Samaritan of the Ozarks issues 569 Holiday Food Baskets to people in Pulaski County so they could have a wonderful Christmas holiday meal.!  The food baskets were issued from 20-23 December at the Good Sam Food Pantry.  The food was purchased by the Salvation Army and the operation was run by the Good Sam Food Pantry who procurred the food, used their bldg to store and issue the food, and used their staff to run the operation.  Thank you Good Sam!

Holiday Food Basket Ingredients:

Inprocessing the Customers:

Customers Filling Their Basket:

2019 Fundraising Underway

Posted by Bill Grier on December 14, 2019 at 5:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Honorary Chair Sean Wilson "Kicks Off" the Fundraising Effort for 2019. 

2019 Goal: Raise $90,000 to help the less fortunate in Pulaski County.

30 Nov 2019: Bellringing Begins on Thanksgiving weekend.

(Waynesville High School National Honor Society Students

ringing the bells at Walmart)