Salvation Army to help support veterans' families

Amarillo, TX - Local veterans and their families will soon be eligible to receive help from the Salvation Army.

The Amarillo branch was awarded a $300,000 grant from the Texas Veterans Commission.

The money will help veterans' immediate family members, and widows spouses with emergency assistance when it comes to housing, including rent and utilities.

Families in Potter, Randall, and other surrounding counties will be eligible to apply.

The grant will go into effect on Wednesday.