The Salvation Army responds to the Puna lava flow – Update No. 12

Hilo, Hawaii, HI [July 9, 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 three emergency shelters in Pahoa and Keaau including Keaau Armory, Pahoa Regional Recreation Facility–Gym, and Pahoa Senior Center. 
MEAL SERVICE – Since May 9, The Salvation [READ MORE]

Salvation Army supports evacuees of West Fire in East County San Diego

Alpine, CA (July 8, 2018) – In response to the West Fire in East County San Diego, The Salvation Army will participate at the Local Assistance Center (LAC) at the Alpine Library to serve those affected by the fire. As of 8 a.m. today, the fire had burned 504 acres and was 81 percent contained, with 18 structures destroyed. The LAC is located at the Alpine Branch Library at 1752 Alpine Blvd. in Alpine and will open at 9 a.m. on Monday, July 9. Those affected [READ MORE]

Salvation Army Williamsburg on the Scene of Helicopter Crash and Fire

A townhome community adjacent to the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, was the scene of a helicopter crash that killed at least one person and resulted in a fire on Sunday afternoon just before 4:45 p.m. The accident scene is just about 100 yards from the new building for The Salvation Army of Williamsburg. Corp officers Lieutenants Jeremy and Whitney Lind provided bottled water, snacks, and spiritual care to the first responders, townhome [READ MORE]

Salvation Army to serve meals at an evacuation center in Yreka, CA

Yreka, CA—The Salvation Army has started a meal service at an emergency evacuation center for residents who have been affected by the recent Klamathon Fire.  A team from The Salvation Army Auburn Corps was deployed to Jackson Street Elementary School (405 Jackson St, Yreka, CA 96097) to provide assistance at the site.  Earlier this afternoon, more than 50 meals were served to evacuees, along with the distribution [READ MORE]

The Salvation Army Delivers Clean-Up Kits As Crews Work to Contain Spring Fire

CO Springs, CO (July 3, 2018) – The Salvation Army Emergency Services team has delivered clean-up kits and general hygiene kits for those affected by the growing Spring Fire. Both kits are being distributed out of various Disaster Assistance Centers. The compact hygiene kit includes items of basic personal use. While the 300 disaster clean-up kits have been pre-staged for distribution to evacuees as they wait to receive clearance to reenter their homes. The [READ MORE]