Salvation Army announced on Thursday, it has partnered with cryptocurrency giving platform Engiven, a donation platform that helps nonprofits add cryptocurrency donations for the new donation alternatives. The Salvation Army Western Territory will now enable Bitcoin and Ethereum donations across the United States.
According to the report, if a zip code is given when making a donation, the cryptocurrency will directly benefit from financing local programs. Salvation Army anticipates an active period ahead and targets to serve up to 155% more people with holiday assistance this year, making fundraising activities key.
James Lawrence, CEO of Engiven said the company was thrilled to partner with the Salvation Army. He further said that the Salvation Army is a leading organization in changing lives and making the world a better place. Engiven is pleased to serve them and provide technologies that will upgrade their services for more people in need.
The current pandemic has adversely affected people signifying more families and individuals are facing unemployment and financial hardships. Founded in 1865, the Salvation Army is an international charity and church intends to make things better. The organization reports a worldwide membership of over 1.7 million and is known for its network of thrift stores. Donations attend to its emergency relief efforts and ongoing programs such as shelters and health centres.
Lt. Colonel Kyle Smith, Salvation Army Western secretary of communication insisted that you cannot get gold at the end of the rainbow, but the spike in demand and value of bitcoin certainly could feel like it to a number of crypto investors.He added that he assumes the crypto community is generous and could make a big difference in The Salvation Army’s efforts to help those struggling in communities across the US.
You can use http://cryptokettle.org. to donate Bitcoin and Ethereum to the Charity organization.
Origin of the Salvation Army
The Salvation Army was founded in London by William Booth and his wife Catherine. Initially it was known as the East London Christian Mission and can trace its origins to the Blind Beggar tavern. It was established to bring salvation to the poor, destitute, and hungry by meeting most of their needs. The organization exists in 131 countries coordinating charity shops, homeless shelters, calamity relief, and humanitarian aid to developing nations. The charity organization assists over 23 million Americans overcome poverty, addiction, and economic hardships through a variety of social services.
Please contact Lt. Colonel Kyle Smith, the Western Division Secretary of Communication @ email@example.com or 213.700.1958 for more details.