For months the news has been reporting the heartbreaking story of migrants arriving in Europe from the Middle East and Africa, fleeing atrocities for an opportunity for something, anything, better. For those who arrive safely across the Meditteranean – 2,000 or more drowned in transit this year – the welcome is not always warm. Countries across Europe are struggling to assimilate the newcomers in what The Guardian calls the “world’s biggest refugee crisis since the second world war.” None more than the country of Greece, already strained by staggering debt and loss.
Salvation Army Fredericksburg
Corps: 821 Lafayette Blvd, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Family Store: 2010 Lafayette Blvd, Fredericksburg, VA 22401 (p) 540.891.2242
Open Monday – Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Office: 2012 Lafayette Blvd, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Open Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (closed 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. for lunch)
- Salvation Army Relief Efforts Underway in Response to Deadly Puerto Rico Earthquakes January 9, 2020PUERTO RICO - Over the last 4 days a series of earthquakes and aftershocks have taken place on the island of Puerto Rico, the most damaging being Tuesday morning’s 6.4 magnitude quake just southwest of Ponce. The tremors have impacted multiple communities damaging homes, buildings, roadways and other infrastructure including electrical and water services. Salvation […]
- Salvation Army Teams in Indonesia Assist Evacuees from Flood-Hit Jakarta January 9, 2020Salvation Army teams in Indonesia have been responding to New Year floods around the capital city, Jakarta, that killed at least 43 people and led to more than 190,000 being evacuated. Meals and hot drinks were provided to people from badly-affected communities in the Jelambar and Kampung Melayu areas. Young people from Jelambar Corps (Salvation […]