WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Salvation Army recognized Kansas Senator Pat Roberts on Thursday for joining “The Fight for Good.” As chair of the Senate Agricultural Committee, Senator Roberts has been a champion of solving the food insecurity problem plaguing many Americans while leading the way for the passage of a new farm bill, sponsors said.
“Senator Roberts fights every day for good on behalf of millions of Americans,” said Major David Harvey, commander of the Kansas and Western Missouri Division of the Salvation Army. “His work has a major impact on the people we help here in his home state and western Missouri.”
“I’m proud to work with charitable organizations like the Salvation Army, which provides relief for disaster victims, the homeless and those struggling with addition,” said Roberts. “I am honored to be recognized by the Salvation Army for our Committee’s work to ensure those most in need of nutrition assistance receive the help they need in times of trouble.”
Roberts was honored by the Salvation Amy’s national commander, Commissioner David Hudson, on Nov. 27 in Washington, D.C.