For Citizens in the Disaster Area

Canteen Workers Shine A Light of Hope

Salvation Army - Disaster Services - Tue, 09/25/2018 - 18:40
Goldsboro, N.C. (September 24, 2018) The Salvation Army provides food, hydration, and snacks as well as emotional and spiritual care in the aftermath of a disaster such as Hurricane Florence.  Most of these services are provided by the crew of a mobile feeding unit (canteen).  Whether serving in a fixed feeding location, such as a shelter or corner in the neighborhood or roaming through communities and rural areas, the crew members of a canteen often [READ MORE]

Cleaning up Carteret County Begins, One Kit at a Time

Salvation Army - Disaster Services - Tue, 09/25/2018 - 13:05
BEAUFORT, NC (September 25, 2018) - All throughout Carteret County there are piles on the sides of the roads. Limbs and brush, furniture, mattresses, appliances and more - all evidence of a community trying to put the pieces back together. Now that power has been fully restored, people are returning to their homes to assess the damage and begin the arduous task of cleaning up. Many homes encountered flooding, so everything has been destroyed. People are ripping out [READ MORE]

It's More Than Meals To Mary

Salvation Army - Disaster Services - Tue, 09/25/2018 - 10:23
If you stopped by one of The Salvation Army’s mobile kitchens in Wilmington, North Carolina, you may find Mary King surrounded by a group of people enjoying her company and conversation. “I saw you were feeding people, so I went over to see if I could get some food,” says Mary, who remembers when The Salvation Army served her meals after Hurricane Hazel back in 1954. “Nowadays, we have all this information about hurricanes before [READ MORE]

Volunteers: The Army Behind The Army

Salvation Army - Disaster Services - Tue, 09/25/2018 - 07:57
GEORGETOWN, SC (September 25, 2018) -- It was a call from a friend eighteen years ago that got 83 year-young Louise Walters involved with The Salvation Army of Georgetown, South Carolina. It seems the Corps in Georgetown had an opening on their board and her friend thought Louise would be a great fit. It didn’t take much convincing, though. “I like The Salvation Army,” Louise says spryly, “They do [READ MORE]

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