The Salvation Army Partners with Hanes to Provide 2,000 Reusable Face Masks to Alexandria Homeless Community

ALEXANDRIA, La. (August 17, 2020) – The Salvation Army Alexandria Corps has partnered with
Hanesbrands Inc for the 2020 Hanes Sock Drive. Hanes has donated 2,000 reusable cotton masks to
help those struggling with homelessness and housing insecurity in the Alexandria community.
The Salvation Army will distribute masks during the breakfast and dinner feedings to the homeless.
Masks will also be available in the social services office and offered to customers without masks at
Family Stores. Anyone entering the facilities is required to wear a mask.
“The Salvation Army is blessed and thankful to partner with Hanes to supply masks to our
community members. COVID-19 has been hard for everyone on some level. We’re happy to be able
to provide safety supplies to those in need to help protect our community from the virus,” said Major
Tim Williford, The Salvation Army Alexandria Corps Officer.
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information on how The Salvation Army is serving in Alexandria, contact Major Tim Williford at