Kalispell Salvation Army hopes to further serve the community
KALISPELL – The Salvation Army in Kalispell provides people in need with food boxes, showers and even laundry services.
The corps chief officer says they served 1,700 meals and 1,100 boxes of food, as well as 131 showers and nearly 100 loads of laundry.
“Well, coming out of COVID now things are starting to open up, obviously, and we’re going to start opening up our building and our numbers are starting to increase,” said Major Larry Fiest, the Army officer. Hi.
Major Larry Fiest says their breakfast and lunch programs are in high demand due to the warmer weather.
“These numbers appear to be increasing now that the weather is warming,” said Major Fiest.
The Salvation Army also has a youth group for children, where Major Fiest and Julie Fiest visit them during the summer months.
“We will go out and see our children every week. and give them things to do, ”said Major Fiest.
Major Fiest says the opportunity to serve Flathead Valley’s most vulnerable people is something he looks forward to.
“Looking ahead, we are looking for bigger and better things to meet the needs of our community and do our best with the resources we have,” said Major Fiest.
If you would like to volunteer or find items the Salvation Army might need, you can visit their website. here.