On 150th anniversary, stats on Salvation Army’s impact

Originally published in USA Today.

For 150 years, the Salvation Army has been helping people in need.

Recognized today by its 25,000 Christmastime charity bell-ringers and 1,232 thrift stores scattered across the country, the international charitable foundation celebrates its anniversary Thursday with a presence in 126 countries worldwide.

Within the U.S., its services reach hundreds of thousands. Here are some philanthropic stats — plus a few fun facts starring the Beatles and doughnuts. READ FULL ARTICLE.

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