GM Lordstown employees give back to Salvation Army

This year, both United Local Autoworkers Local 1112 union members and managers were able to buy more than a 100 gifts for needy children. They also raised $5,600 for the Salvation Army.
This year, both United Local Autoworkers Local 1112 union members and managers were able to buy more than a 100 gifts for needy children. They also raised $5,600 for the Salvation Army.


LORDSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – For the 13th year, the General Motors Lordstown Complex Paint Shop team members are giving back to those in need.

This year, both United Local Autoworkers Local 1112 union members and managers were able to buy more than a 100 gifts for needy children. They also raised $5,600 for the Salvation Army.

It is all part of the shop’s annual Salvation Army Angel tree ceremony. And team members say they are happy to help.

“We have our own children, and our children have been very blessed, because we do have good jobs and have been able to provide. Couldn’t imagine being in a position of a mother not being able to provide a small gift for their child, and that’s very heartwarming to the entire team here,” said UAW Local 1112 President Glenn Johnson.

After the ceremony, team members loaded up a truck full of gifts for the Salvation Army.

WKBN 27 First News provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. No links will be permitted. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s