BOSTON, December 29, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Bostonbased on northern light (www.northernlight.com), a longtime holiday distribution partner company of the Massachusetts Division of the Salvation Army, was a major sponsor of the annual Boston Christmas Castle toy distribution program this year.
Northern Light donated $ 25,000 As a result, the Salvation Army was able to buy toys for some 3,000 children from over 1,500 local families in need. The toys were distributed to The Salvation Army’s Boston Kroc Center the week before Christmas by local Salvation Army staff and volunteers.
Additionally, in 2021 Northern Light continued its tradition of donating $ 50,000 to the annual Salvation Army Thanksgiving meal program for Boston families in financial difficulty. This year, the organization distributed more than 2,000 turkeys and 28,000 pounds of food to families in the city.
â2021 has been another difficult year as the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic fallout have continued to impact many families in greater Boston, said C. David Seuss, CEO of Northern Light. âThere is nothing harder than being without a time when everyone is celebrating their blessings. Northern Light is proud to be able to help and we continue to admire The Salvation Army for their dedication to serving the needs of others. “
“For many people, providing basic necessities such as food and clothing to their families during the holiday season and throughout the year is a struggle,” said Carlisa Brown, divisional director of advancement, Massachusetts Division of the Salvation Army. âThe pandemic continues to be a real ordeal for many individuals and families living in poverty. Across the state, The Salvation Army continues to see increased needs due to unemployment and the financial impact of COVID-19. This is why we are so grateful for Northern Light’s generosity and continued support. “
About the Salvation Army
The Salvation Army helps more than 30 million Americans overcome poverty, drug addiction, and economic hardship each year through a range of social services. By providing food for the hungry, emergency relief for disaster survivors, rehabilitation for those suffering from drug and alcohol abuse, and clothing and shelter for those in need, the Army of the Hi does the greatest good in over 7,000 operations centers across the country. In 2021, The Salvation Army was ranked # 2 on America’s Favorite Charities list by The Chronicle of Philanthropy. For more information visit salutarmyma.org. Follow us on Twitter @SalvationArmyMA and #DoingTheMostGood.
About Northern Light
Northern Lights has been providing knowledge management platforms for competitive intelligence and market research to global companies since 1996. Current Northern Light customers include Fortune 1000 leaders in several sectors such as information technology, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications and life sciences. Northern Light has more than 250,000 users of its strategic research portals. Based at Boston, Massachusetts, Northern Light is a founding member of the Center for Complex Systems and Enterprises in Stevens Institute of Technology.
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