State - LA (Louisiana)

Salvation Army Support Continues in Greensboro, North Carolina

Salvation Army - Disaster Services - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 13:42
Greensboro, N.C. (April 20, 2018) – The city of Greensboro, North Carolina is still cleaning up from the tornado that touched down in multiple locations on Sunday, April 15. More than 320 structures were damaged in the storm; more than half of the structures were destroyed or sustained major damage. The Salvation Army of Greensboro continues outreach with meals and emotional and spiritual care support, and standing by to address the unmet needs of the [READ MORE]

Buffalo EDS Team Responds to Explosion and Fire Impacting Three Homes

Salvation Army - Disaster Services - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 09:02
Buffalo, NY - The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services Team based in Buffalo, NY (Erie County) responded to a multi alarm residential fire on Covington Road in the City Thursday evening. The team provided canteen and hydration services to approximately 120 firefighters who were involved in fighting the explosion and large fire that impacted three homes.  The Salvation Army also provided water, snacks, blankets and emotional and spiritual [READ MORE]

The Salvation Army continues EDS outreach on Kauai in flood areas

Salvation Army - Disaster Services - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 23:20
Lihue, Kauai, HI (April 17, 2018) – With the recent heavy rains and flooding in various communities on Kauai, The Salvation Army – Hawaiian & Pacific Islands Division is continuing outreach efforts with meals along with cleanup items and emotional and spiritual relief as needed. The Salvation Army is part of a team of agencies providing assistance during events and works closely with the Hawaii Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD) chapter. “Our [READ MORE]

Salvation Army Serving in Greensboro, North Carolina After Tornadoes Rip Through

Salvation Army - Disaster Services - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 05:34
--> Greensboro, N.C. (April 17, 2018) - On Sunday, April 15 a line of severe storms moved rapidly through North and South Carolina, knocking down trees, dropping large hail, and causing power outages to more than 75,000 customers. The National Weather Service confirmed that a tornado with 135 mph winds touched down in several [READ MORE]

The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services units aid communities on Kauai

Salvation Army - Disaster Services - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 16:42
Lihue, Kauai, HI (April 16, 2018) – With the recent heavy rains and flooding in various communities on Kauai, The Salvation Army – Hawaiian & Pacific Islands Division today announced that they will provide meals on Kauai along with cleanup items and emotional and spiritual relief as needed. The Salvation Army is part of a team of agencies providing assistance during events and works closely with the Hawaii Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD) chapter. “Our [READ MORE]

The Salvation Army Responds to Tornado and Wind Damage in Virginia

Salvation Army - Disaster Services - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 09:00
Strong thunderstorms beginning Sunday night have caused tornado and significant wind damage across Lynchburg and Danville in the south central region of  Virginia. The Lynchburg and Roanoke Salvation Army Disaster Teams will be providing nourishment and spiritual support to first responders and residents in the most affected areas. The Roanoke canteen will be deployed to the Elon and Amherst communities, while the Lynchburg canteen will be providing mobile feeding throughout the [READ MORE]

Salvation Army Provides Meals for Students During Oklahoma Teacher Walkout

Salvation Army - Disaster Services - Tue, 04/03/2018 - 13:49
OKLAHOMA CITY (April 3, 2018) As many school districts across Oklahoma closed on Monday, and again today, due to a Statewide Teacher Walkout, The Salvation Army was requested by many school boards, other agencies and nonprofits in several communities to ensure students did not go without meals while school is cancelled.   One in four Oklahoma children are food insecure and rely on the Free and Reduced Breakfast and Lunch program offered at most public schools.  Salvation [READ MORE]
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