The Salvation Army - 5/19/17

1.  The Salvation Army wasn't actually founded in the United States.


2.  National Salvation Army Week was first declared by President Calvin Coolidge in 1925


3.  John Lennon wrote a song about the Salvation Army.


4.  The Salvation Army is mentioned in over 300 films.


5.  The Salvation Army is often credited with popularizing the donut in the United States.


1.  Fact- It was first started in London in 1865 and came to the U.S. in 1880.


2.  Fake - It was Dwight Eisenhower in 1954.


3.  Fact - Strawberry Fields was his nostalgic reference to a Salvation Army orphanage he visited as a boy.


4.  Fake - It is mentioned in 140 films though.


5.  Fact - The Salvation Army 'donut girl" volunteered to cook donuts and serve them to the troops on the front lines of WW1.

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