Salvation Army among seven non-profits to receive $1.1 million in tax credit assistance

The Missouri Department of Economic Development announced today that The Salvation Army and six other area non-profits have been approved for more than $1.1 million in tax credit assistance through its Neighborhood Assistance Program, with additional credits to be announced in another round later this year.

The Salvation Army was approved for $150,000 in tax credits under the program to benefits its Harbor Light Job Training Program and the O’Fallon (Mo.) Emergency Shelter. The Harbor Light program provides job training, life skills seminars, housing, work opportunities and case management to homeless men working to establish and maintain sobriety. The O’Fallon Emergency Shelter, which is regularly at maximum capacity, works to provide shelter, resource assistance, client counseling, money management training and employment assistance for women and children in crisis.

The Center for Head Injury Services, Lutheran Family and Children’s Services of Missouri, Missouri Energycare Inc., Our Little Haven, Peter and Paul Community Services Inc., and St. Patrick Center join The Salvation Army on the list of approved agencies.

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