The Gillette Salvation Army Unit has been serving the local community for more than 55 years.
On a day-to-day basis, the primary function of the Gillette Service Unit of the Salvation Army is to provide one-time rent and utility assistance to low income families in need, here in Campbell County. This can include one-time rent or utility deposits to help homeless obtain a home of their own.
From October 2012 to September 2013, your local Salvation Army Unit has paid:
The Salvation Army works in close partnership with the Council of Community Services to avoid duplication while being able to keep poverty-level and low income families avoid homelessness and keep the lights and heat on.
The Army also helped with work necessities such as steel-toed boots necessary to start a new job, paid for gasoline to get to and from work until the first paycheck, and helps provide for emergency needs.