Rachael Fowler
Communications Manager
(619) 768-3671
rachael.fowler@usw.salvationarmy.org

Cricket Wireless Gives Toys to Salvation Army

Toy drop off after 'Likes for Tikes' holiday campaign on Dec. 13

WHO/WHAT:

Cricket Wireless will drop off toys to The Salvation Army after the conclusions of its 'Likes for Tikes' holiday campaign, held in partnership with The Salvation Army. Toys collected will benefit children in need in San Diego County.

From Nov. 4 through Dec. 4, Cricket Wireless donated $1 to The Salvation Army for every 'Like' the company received on a local participating store Facebook page, up to a total donation of $50,000. All proceeds were used to purchase toys for The Salvation Army centers across the nation. 

WHEN:            Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016
                        9 a.m. PT

WHERE:          The Salvation Army San Diego Citadel Corps Community Center
                        4170 Balboa Avenue
                        San Diego, CA 92117

VISUALS:       Volunteers & staff unloading donated toys. 
                        Volunteers & staff sort donated toys

MEDIA CONTACT:      Rachael Fowler, The Salvation Army, (619) 768-3671
                                     Anna Crowe, Cricket Wireless, (619) 261-1890

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About The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army, 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. More than 25 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through a range of social services: food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless, and opportunities for underprivileged children. 82 cents of every dollar donated to The Salvation Army are used. For more information, go to www.salvationarmyusa.org or follow us on Twitter @SalvationArmyUS.