Youth Connections appreciate Salvation Army

The Southwest Florida Youth Connection, a program funded by Southwest Florida Workforce Development Board, presented a Certificate of Appreciation to The Salvation Army of Collier County at the Immokalee Service Center office yesterday expressing gratitude and acknowledgment for the continued support and generosity for the important work supporting the youth in the Immokalee community.

 

Mayra Cardenas, Career Coach for Southwest Florida Youth Connections, presents Rosa Hernandez, Social Services Worker of The Salvation Army of Collier County Immokalee Service Center, with a Certificate of Appreciation from Southwest Florida Youth Connections. (Submitted photo)

Mayra Cardenas, Career Coach for Southwest Florida Youth Connections, presents Rosa Hernandez, Social Services Worker of The Salvation Army of Collier County Immokalee Service Center, with a Certificate of Appreciation from Southwest Florida Youth Connections. (Submitted photo)

“Our vital programming expanding in Immokalee is helping the youth there flourish and grow—and we are so very grateful to be recognized for this essential community work. The Salvation Army’s efforts have made a difference in the lives of the youth we serve and are very instrumental in their success. We look forward to expanding our programs even more in the upcoming year ahead,” stated Ashley Jones, Director of Social Services for The Salvation Army of Collier County.

Major Dan Proctor, the Naples Regional Coordinator continued, “We are very proud of our Immokalee Service Center and its impact in the community. We especially commend Rosa Hernandez for all her hard work on a daily basis to improve the lives of those in the community.”

The Salvation Army has been serving Collier County since 1981, with offices in Naples and Immokalee. Nearly 47,000 residents are assisted annually. Learn about The Salvation Army in Collier County online at www.SalvationArmyNaples.org, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SalvationArmyNaples and find them on Twitter: www.twitter.com/SalArmyNaples.

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 135 years in the United States. Nearly 30 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through a range of social services: providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter for the homeless and opportunities for underprivileged children. Eighty-four 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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