The Salvation Army – USA received more than $2 billion from direct public support that year, according to their 2017 financial report.
However, a homeless woman who had been living in one of their facilities named Heather Snow said that no one should donate a single cent to them ever again in her emotional Twitter rant about the experience she and other women were having in one of their centers in Portland.
She added that the sole purpose of the organization is to make a profit, and according to their 2017 financial report, they had a surplus of $622 million. The thread went viral across the social media, and it ignited a heated discussion about the organization and similar organizations around the world. Check out the debate for yourself below, and tell us what you think on this matter in the comments!
This is how the Salvation Army responded:
And, of course, Heather Snow was kicked out of the shelter:
This is how people responded to the story: