Let’s Do Good Together on Route 66

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    Let’s Do Good Together on Route 66;
    Raising Awareness and Funds for Tulsa Metro Homelessness

    Homelessness is a serious problem in the greater Tulsa Metropolitan Area and one The Salvation Army deals with every day. The average age of homelessness in the United States is 9-years-old. Each night there are approximately 50 children at the Center of Hope shelter.

    We need your help to raise awareness and funds to help our less fortunate citizens.

    Captain Ken Chapman, Tulsa’s new Area Commander for The Salvation Army is gearing up for a new special event! Captain Chapman will be walking Historic Route 66 for 66 miles in 66 hours to raise awareness and funds for homelessness. Each day of his journey he will walk over 20 miles, and each night he will sleep in a card board box as do many of the homeless.

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    Here’s his schedule:

    Wednesday, December 7 starting in Claremore walking to The Salvation Army
    Thursday, December 8 walking from Tulsa to Sapulpa to fairgrounds
    Friday, December 9 walking from Sapulpa to Tulsa Downtown
    Ending at Tulsa Oilers Hockey Game Annual Teddy Toss BOK Center

    Will you donate $1,000 to sponsor a mile of Captain Chapman’s Journey? The goal is to raise $66,000 for homeless people in Tulsa. Donors are encouraged to walk the sponsored mile with Captain Chapman. You can do that by mailing a check with the form below to The Salvation Army, PO Box 397, Tulsa, OK 74112 or by donating online.

    For more information on how to walk with or sponsor contact DJ Morrow Ingram, 918-587-7801 x 124, dj.morrow@uss.salvationarmy.org or Samantha Estes, 918-587-7801 x 114, Samantha.estes@uss.salvationarmy.org.route-66-proposal