PHOENIX – Senator Martha McSally announced today her campaign raised over $212,000 during the “15 Days of Giving” initiative. For 15 days, McSally for Senate suspended all campaign fundraising to instead raise as much money as possible for The Salvation Army of Arizona.
The Salvation Army is on the front lines in helping Arizonans impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. For example, they are: providing meals and food deliveries for children and families facing food insecurity; checking in on seniors who may be isolated and delivering meals; and financially supporting those hit hardest through rent and utilities assistance.
In addition, Senator McSally is donating her entire Senate paycheck for the month of April to help people directly impacted by the coronavirus.
Watch the Salvation Army’s video announcing the final amount raised here.
“As I saw and heard about the tough situations Arizonans are facing because of COVID19, I knew I had to help. I put my resources to work to raise money and volunteer for The Salvation Army, helping those directly affected by COVID-19. Many have lost jobs, paychecks, and are struggling to put food on the table. This is an unprecedented time, and we must continue to come together as Americans and help each other. We each need to do our part, whether that is raising money for charities, volunteering if able, or even getting groceries for our neighbors,” said Senator McSally. “As a U.S Senator, I will continue to ensure that relief for hospitals, small businesses and hard-working individuals is prioritized. The days ahead will be tough, but working together we will prevail.”
“The Salvation Army is truly blessed by the efforts of the ’15 Days of Giving’ initiative,” said Lt. Colonel Kelly Pontsler, Commander of The Salvation Army Southwest Division, based in Phoenix. “The compassion and generosity shown by Senator McSally and her campaign team and volunteers will go a long way in helping Arizonans in need during this time of uncertainty.”