The Salvation Army Prepares for 2018 Hurricane Season

Update on Long-Term Recovery Efforts for Hurricanes Harvey and Irma Atlanta, GA – Friday, June 1, marks the official start of the 2018 Hurricane season. The Salvation Army stands ready to serve if needed. Mobile feeding units are in place to respond and serve first responders and disaster survivors at a moment’s notice.  Trained disaster workers [READ MORE]

The Salvation Army Responds to Puna Lava Flow – supporting local economy

Local economy to be supported by expanded program to purchase shelter meals and distribution center items via local restaurants and businesses 
-14,024 meals, including 3,263 vegetarian meals, served between May 9 and 27- 
-398 households have received donations via the distribution center between May 13 and 26- Hilo, Hawaii, HI [May 29, 2018] – Emergency Disaster Services [EDS] personnel and volunteers [READ MORE]

Salvation Army on Scene of Noblesville, Indiana Middle School Shooting

Noblesville, IN – The Salvation Army is currently on scene at Noblesville High School, where students from Noblesville West Middle School were moved following a shooting at the middle school earlier this morning. The Emergency Disaster Services team on site is providing food and hydration to police, first responders, and families. Trained personnel are also offering emotional and spiritual support to survivors. Major Katrina Mathews, Corps Officer at The Salvation [READ MORE]

The Salvation Army Responds to Puna Lava Flow; Update No. 9 – continued needs

Hilo, Hawaii, HI [May 21, 2018] – Emergency Disaster Services [EDS] personnel and volunteers from The Salvation Army are supporting those affected by the Puna lava flow with meal coordination, hydration, and emotional and spiritual care at the shelters in Pahoa, Keaau and Puna. In addition, The Salvation Army oversees and staffs a distribution center in Pahoa near the pool parking area that provides essential items to those in need. Hours of operation are Tuesdays, Thursdays, and [READ MORE]

Salvation Army Support Continues Following Santa Fe, Texas Shooting

Galveston, Texas – The Salvation Army continues to serve in the aftermath of the tragic shooting at Santa Fe High School. Immediately following the incident, Captain Patrick Jones, Galveston Commanding Officer, was on-site serving food and water to first responders. A second mobile feeding unit was deployed from Freeport and provided dinner at the Family Reception Center established at the High School. Additionally, four emotional [READ MORE]

The Salvation Army Responds to Active Shooter Incident in Santa Fe, TX

Galveston, Texas (May 18, 2018) - This morning, in response to an active shooter incident in Santa Fe, TX, The Salvation Army Galveston County immediately deployed a mobile kitchen to Santa Fe High School.  The Salvation Army is on-site providing water, food, and emotional and spiritual care to first responders. “Our hearts go out to all those who are suffering through this tragedy and we are here to help in any way we can,” [READ MORE]