Orchard Hill Angels to Descend on Homewood; Salvation Army and Community to Benefit

Jun 24, 2010, 15:15 ET from Salvation Army Western Pennsylvania Division

CARNEGIE, Pa., June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, July 7th, more than 100 angels from Wexford's Orchard Hill Church will descend on Homewood and perform a variety of good deeds for the community and the local Salvation Army.  From 9:00 am until 3:00 pm, volunteers from Orchard Hill, The Salvation Army and the neighborhood will paint, cook, clean, mow and lend a helping hand wherever it is most needed.

The festivities are centered at the corner of Homewood and Frankstown Ave. Orchard Hill Church is providing the water, chips, candy, trucks for hauling the trash, paint, gloves, and t-shirts for everyone. Free manicures, prayer walking and a host of other activities are slated.

Orchard Hill Church recently donated $10,000 to the Homewood Salvation Army's career center. "We have a long and valued history with the good people at Orchard Hill Church," said Captain James Jones, Co-Commanding officer at The Salvation Army's Homewood Worship and Service Center.  "We are blessed to have Mr. Patrick Ferraro, an Orchard Hill Church member, faithfully serving on our Advisory Board.  He is truly a blessing."  

Both a church and a social service organization, The Salvation Army began in London, England in 1865. Today, it provides critical services in 121 countries worldwide.  The 28-county Western Pennsylvania Division serves thousands of needy families through a wide variety of support services. To learn more about The Salvation Army in Western Pennsylvania, log onto www.salvationarmy-wpa.org.  The Salvation Army … Doing the most good . . . for the most people . . . in the most need.

SOURCE Salvation Army Western Pennsylvania Division