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

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

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

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

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]