Salvation Army of Lufkin awarded $100,000 grant to support veterans

LUFKIN, Texas (KETK) – The Salvation Army of Lufkin said they were awarded a $100,000 grant from the Texas Veterans Commission to provide assistance to veterans and their families.

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

According to a release, the grant will aim to support more than 125 households in Angelina and Nacogdoches counties.

The Salvation Army of Lufkin said veterans and their families who need assistance are encouraged to reach out to access the support they deserve. To apply, people can call 936-634-5132 or visit their website.

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