ADVISORY, Nov. 2, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
The Salvation Army, a non-profit organization supporting those in need, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square. The Salvation Army is working with a broad coalition of partners from across the city to coordinate the distribution of water and food supplies during this critical time of need. The distribution effort will continue until power and water service is restored to the impacted locations. Distribution centers are open today from 7:30am-12:30pm and from 9am-1pm on Saturday and Sunday. For locations, please visit www.salvationarmyusa.org or call 1-800-SAL-ARMY (1-800-725-2769).
In honor of the occasion, Lieutenant Colonel Guy D. Klemanski will ring the Opening Bell.
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Friday, November 2nd, 2012 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
Sharon Smith Ibello
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463
Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
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About The Salvation Army:
The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church established in London in 1865, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination for more than 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 The Salvation Army spends is used to support those services in 5,000 communities nationwide. For more information, go to www.salvationarmyusa.org.
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