Chattanooga, TN – (April 1, 2013) The Salvation Army’s ReCreate Café, located at 800 McCallie Avenue, will host a free screening of “The Candy Shop,” a film which exposes the epidemic of the sexual exploitation of children, on Wednesday, April 3 at 7:00 pm. The screening is made possible by Second Life of Chattanooga and Street Grace. There will be a question and answer panel discussion afterwards with leaders who are fighting human trafficking locally. The panel will also include Alesia Adams, The Salvation Army’s Territorial Services Coordinator Against Human Trafficking.
The Salvation Army is a leader around the globe against human trafficking and is involved with rescuing children and adults from this horrific nightmare. The Salvation Army firmly believes that abuse and exploitation of human beings through any form of human trafficking is an offense against humankind and against God.
About The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church established in 1865, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination for 130 years in the United States. Nearly 30 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadest array of social services that range from providing 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 spent is used to carry out those services in 5,000 communities nationwide. For more information, go to www.salvationarmyusa.org.
Kimberly Kyriakidis George
Director of Marketing and Development
The Salvation Army Greater Chattanooga
822 McCallie Avenue, Chattanooga, TN 37403
Cell: 423-503-1801 Office: 423-756-1023
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