Sam's Club, Salvation Army help deserving families with fifth annual campaign

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Sam's Club announced that it is teaming up with The Salvation Army and Off the Field professional football players' wives association for the fifth annual Dream Drive for the Salvation Army. Twenty pre-selected families from the Salvation Army Adopt-A-Family program in 10 different cities will receive $1,000 worth of gifts, including food, clothes, personal items and toys from Sam's Club. As part of the Dream Drive campaign, Off the Field representatives will be shopping at their local Sam's Clubs on Dec. 8 to purchase items for these families.

"Giving back to our local communities has been a long-standing part of our culture at Sam's Club," said Cindy O'Connor, home and spparel VP for Sam's Club. "Our partnership with The Salvation Army and Off the Field allows us to help make the holidays a little brighter for families in need through the annual Dream Drive campaign."

Sam's Club will donate $200,000 through the Dream Drive program this holiday season to provide gifts and personal items for 200 Salvation Army families in the following cities:

  •          Baltimore

  •          Charlotte, N.C.

  •          Chicago

  •          Dallas

  •          Houston

  •          Indianapolis

  •          Kansas City, Mo.

  •          Philadelphia

  •          Phoenix

  •          Washington, D.C.

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