1933

Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt leads the Women's Crusade to support and assist charitable agencies. The Salvation Army and the YMCA withdraw from Chest membership and run separate campaigns. Agency displays in leading department store windows. One in seven people in Kent County are dependent on public funds. Agency budgets are cut as the campaign fails by 1/3 to meet the need. Change in the organization allows for continuing pledges and organization of Employee Fellowships in commercial and industrial organizations.