State - LA (Louisiana)

Comfort and Hope Provided to Vigil Attendees

Salvation Army - Disaster Services - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 10:13
Broward County, FL – As hundreds of students, parents, and neighbors gathered to honor the victims of the Parkland school shooting, The Salvation Army was on site providing emotional and spiritual care as well as meals, drinks, and snacks. The Salvation Army mobile feeding units from Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach were stationed at the Parkland Recreation and Enrichment Center, adjacent to the amphitheater where the prayer vigil was held.  The [READ MORE]

The Salvation Army Continues to Serve Following Tragic Parkland Shooting

Salvation Army - Disaster Services - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 13:22
Broward County, FL – The Salvation Army of Broward and Palm Beach Counties continue to serve in the aftermath of the tragic shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Immediately following the shooting, Majors Keath and Candice Biggers, Fort Lauderdale Area Commanders, reported to the Broward County’s Emergency Operations Center to help assess community needs and offer The Salvation Army’s assistance.  Mobile feeding units [READ MORE]

The Salvation Army Responds to Tragic School Shootings in Florida

Salvation Army - Disaster Services - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 20:21
Tampa, FL - The Salvation Army has dispatched two mobile feeding units to provide support to first responders, survivors and family members affected by today's tragic shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkman, Florida, where multiple fatalities and injuries were reported.  The first mobile feeding unit deployed to the site was from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, with Major Albert Cancia, the Fort Lauderdale corps officer, on board.  [READ MORE]

The Salvation Army in Bangladesh Helps Landslide-Hit Tribe Members to Rebuild

Salvation Army - Disaster Services - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 12:46
IHQ, London, UK: The Salvation Army is helping people to rebuild their homes in a remote region of Bangladesh. The Rangamati Hill Tracts, a tribal farming area on the border with India, was until recently unreached by The Salvation Army. However, when hundreds of people lost their lives and countless more lost homes and livelihoods in a freak landslide in 2017, the Bangladesh Command responded without hesitation, putting forward proposals which have now been agreed to by local authorities. With [READ MORE]
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