Mar 1, 2010 9:44 PM by David Ortiviz

Salvation Army launches fundraiser to help homeless

The Salvation Army wants to renovate its building in Pueblo to provide permanent shelter for the homeless, but they're asking for your help. The non-profit group is trying to raise $700,000 in donations to fund the renovation project.

For starters, the Salvation Army says it plans to install showers, build a laundry room and remodel the kitchen. The building, which was built in the 1950s, also needs some other improvements.

The Salvation Army says its received a $200,000 Community Development Block Grant from the City of Pueblo. Also, the organization earmarked $50,000 of its funds for the project. Their goal is to raise the remaining 450,000 through private donations.

If you would like to help, you can make a donation by contacting the Salvation Army at 520 W. 13th St. or by calling them at 719-543-3656.


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