The Salvation Army DFW Metroplex Command presents 2016 Annual Doing The Most Good Luncheon
The purpose of the Doing the Most Good luncheon is to raise funds to help The Salvation Army continue its important work in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. The organization provides more than 70 different programs and services in Dallas, Tarrant, Collin, Denton and Ellis Counties. They include food for the hungry, shelter for the homeless, apartments for senior citizens and veterans, drug and alcohol addiction recovery, youth programs and financial assistance.
The event will feature country music star Jimmy Wayne as special guest speaker. The luncheon will be chaired by Mary Clare Finney and Debbie Oates is the underwriting chair.
This year alone, The Salvation Army served nearly a million meals costing more than $2 million at its centers in the DFW Metroplex. The organization also provided 42,071 bags of groceries to help struggling individuals and families, shelter for 6,836 men, women and children, and substance abuse rehabilitation for 4,443 individuals. In addition, it gave Christmas assistance to 16,373 families and 51,918 individuals.