Newfoundland, Canada - The Salvation Army was presented with a cheque for $100,000 at the launch of “Hurricane Igor: In the Eye of the Storm.” The book, produced by Creative Book Publishing in co-operation with The telegram, documents pictorially the devastation wrought by Hurricane Igor in September.
All proceeds from the sale of the book are being donated to The Salvation Army Disaster Relief Fund.
About The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church established in 1865, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination for 130 years in the United States. Nearly 30 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. 82 cents of every dollar spent is used to carry out those services in 5,000 communities nationwide. For more information, go to www.salvationarmyusa.org.