Daily News from New York, New York on November 11, 1988 · 41
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Daily News from New York, New York · 41

New York, New York
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Friday, November 11, 1988
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Nobody's as hip as we are. cv lP cf I nmHwwumnrrirnMm miiii MiiiiiiiirMinmiMwi erA6!itiiiemif -- umaii-tiirri i Photograph courtly Budi does a better job with the poor than anyone else." "And frugally," adds Fortune (11987). "Of each dollar it receives, 86 cents goes to the needy." In a business where 50 or 60 cents is good enough. Yes, we're religious. But we're no fanatics. You can't do what we do and be a pollyanna, a goody-goody or holier-than-thou. But hipper-than-thou? Probably. Places you wouldn't venture into, we live and work. People you wouldn't touch, we embrace. Scenes you couldn't look at, we live with. And deal with. Every day So go ahead and kid us all you want to about "saving souls." But for God's sake help us save lives. What do you want to know about the drug scene? The counter culture? Street people? And street talk? Your friends like to wear old clothes from our thrift shops? Our friends have to. Your friends into alcohol and drugs? Ours are dying from it. You have pals who are always broke, bummed out and up-to-here with society? Ours are destitute, schizophrenic and suicidal. Pregnant teenagers? Tell us about it. And all too often we're the only thing standing between our friends and real tragedy. Us in our dowdy uniforms and old-fashioned attitudes. Yet somehow we do it. Author Peter Drucker says, "The Salvation Army probably - z m $ a. f We're fighting for you. i&ilri(Swt9L riJf01Best 14th Street-Nt?w York NY woi 1-7388. ;2i2 807-4200 : m.

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