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Salvation Army unveils Pathway of Hope

Salvation Army unveils Pathway of Hope
Salvation Army unveils Pathway of Hope
Posted at 6:36 AM, Feb 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-13 01:38:10-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - The Salvation Army is launching a new program aimed at helping families in our community break free from intergenerational poverty.

WTXL ABC 27's Jada Williams was live Wednesday morning from the Salvation Army and has more details on how they're helping families achieve success.

Their motto is doing the most good and with the new Pathway of Hope Initiative. The Salvation Army is continuing its commitment to touch the lives of many in the community.

The purpose of the initiative is to help families with children in the community with finances and education all in order to end poverty.

The initiative began in Chicago in 2011 before going nationwide.

​The Salvation Army plans to help transforms the lives of 100,000 families across the United States by 2030 through this innovative initiative.

Amber Meo is director of the Salvation Army of Tallahassee.

"A portion of the Salvation Army's mission statement states that we will meet human needs in his name without discrimination," Meo said. "So really this is us taking a look at the greater issues within our society that keep a family within the cycle of poverty and meeting those needs so that we can break the cycle that's within their family."

The Salvation Army is searching for volunteers who work in social services or other avenues that could help the families. Just visit the administrative office on Allen street to get involved.

And for any family looking for help, you must have a child under the age of 18 and be living below the poverty line. You’re encouraged to drop by right here as well for assistance.