PIQUA — The Salvation Army-Piqua recently received a sizable gift from a fund created by a Piqua manufacturing company.
On behalf of The Crane Fund for Widows and Children, Crane Pumps & Systems, Inc. presented a $10,000 donation check to the Salvation Army. The Crane Fund for Widows and Children contributes to charitable organizations that provide direct assistance in local communities.
Maj. Jody Kramer, Corps Commanding Officer and pastor for the local Salvation Army, said she is grateful for the support of The Crane Fund “to help bring hope to people facing difficulties and offer a hand up.”
Crane Pumps & Systems’ employees also will be partnering with the Salvation Army to serve and deliver meals during the Salvation Army’s Summer Feeding Program.
“Our Summer Feeding Program begins on Monday, June 4, and runs through Friday, Aug. 10, and we are grateful that the employees of Crane Pumps & Systems, Inc. have signed on to help every Thursday through the summer,” Maj. Kramer said. “Piqua is an amazingly generous community where companies and individuals give so much of their time and resources to help others!”