Salvation Army receives 2nd grant to provide housing, utility assistance during pandemic

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As a part of the CARES Act, the U.S. Department of Housing and Development has granted $2.3 billion to be used to support homeless assistance programs.

The COVID-19 pandemic has often been compared to the recession of 2008, and for some even the Great Depression, due to the large economic downturn set off by the virus.

“I think that a recession like you had in 2008 or previous they come on rather gradually, you see it coming, but maybe you’re in too deep before you can stop it. But… no one saw this coming,” said Salvation Army – Waco’s Commanding

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