We believe in the positive impact we can have as a united entity, engaging people throughout our community, encouraging participation in the mission and programs of the Army, and elevating all people without discrimination.
WHAT WE DO
We promote and support the values and programs of the Army through networking, events, volunteer projects and fundraisers to the benefit of The Salvation Army. Whether it's serving a meal, distributing Angel Tree gifts, ringing bells or hosting a fundraiser to support a life-changing program, Echelon members are serving together and making a real difference.
Chattanooga, TN - On Saturday, April 12th, from 12 p.m. - 1 p.m., The Salvation Army of Chattanooga’s Echelon Chapter, a community of young professionals, will be hosting an event for the homeless men in our area. The event, titled Bacon and Boxers, will be a bacon-themed lunch and health outreach aimed at providing our homeless male neighbors with underwear and socks, which are two of the most in demand, but least donated items.
Echelon, a chapter of early to mid-career professionals supporting The Salvation Army, recently launched an online calendar to allow people to sign up to supply bags of fruit for homeless neighbors to help with malnutrition among these marginalized neighbors. The community is invited to participate.
According to Lt. James Harvin, officer over the 614 Corps and Day Shelter on McCallie Avenue, the problem can be severe with some homeless neighbors exhibiting symptoms of scurvy, a disease resultin...