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The Salvation Army Receives Grant from Texas Veterans Commission to Help Veterans in Need

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The Salvation Army Receives Grant from Texas Veterans Commission to Help Veterans in Need

Lufkin, Texas (March 5, 2024) – The Salvation Army of Lufkin is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a grant from the Texas Veterans Commission to provide rental and utility assistance to veterans and their families in Angelina and Nacogdoches Counties. The grant, totaling $100,000, aims to support at least 125 households and alleviate the financial burden faced by our local heroes.

“We are so appreciative to receive this grant from the Texas Veterans Commission to help veterans in need through rental and utility assistance,” said Captain Jenifer Philips, Commanding Officer of The Salvation Army of Lufkin. “This funding will enable us to make a significant impact in the lives of our veterans and their families.”

The Salvation Army of Lufkin is committed to ensuring that every dollar of the grant is utilized effectively and efficiently. The organization is actively working to raise awareness about the available assistance. Veterans and their families who are struggling with rent and utility payments are encouraged to reach out to The Salvation Army of Lufkin to access the support they deserve.

The Texas Veterans Commision’s mission statement is to advocate for and provide superior service that will significantly improve the quality of life for all Texas veterans, their families and survivors. The grant from the organization comes at a crucial time, as many veterans and their families continue to face financial hardships. The Salvation Army of Lufkin recognizes the sacrifices made by these brave individuals and is dedicated to providing them with the necessary resources to overcome their challenges.

To apply for rental and utility assistance, veterans and their families can contact The Salvation Army of Lufkin at 936-634-5132 or visit their website at https://southernusa.salvationarmy.org/lufkin/. The organization’s dedicated team will guide applicants through the process and ensure that they receive the support they need.