Millions Served by The Salvation Army to Meet Most Basic Needs in PR and VI

Partnership donations critical to sustain The Salvation Army’s relief effort The Salvation Army determinedly continues to transport resources to devastated areas of Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands, impacted by one of the worst hurricane seasons in a decade. Each day, new partners of The Salvation Army step-in to assist the relief effort, providing key resources that meet the needs of survivors. We are grateful to our partners for the following:

Salvation Army Feeding Assistance Continues after Northern California Wildfires

SACRAMENTO, CA—The Salvation Army enters a second week of meal assistance in Santa Rosa, Napa County and Solano County. Santa Rosa The Salvation Army has recently added two evacuation centers to distribute meals. Those sites are Elsie Allen High School (599 Bellevue Ave, Santa Rosa) and Lawrence Cook Middle School (2480 Sebastopol Rd, Santa Rosa). Since Monday, The Salvation Army has fed more than 22,000 people from [READ MORE]

City Mill & Customers Donate more than $30,000 for Hurricane Relief Efforts

HONOLULU  – The Salvation Army recently received a check for $30,398.51 toward hurricane relief efforts. The check included customer and team member donations of $15,398.51 and a matching donation of $15,000 from City Mill Company. All eight City Mill stores and sister company, Simply Organized, participated in a fundraiser for Hurricane Harvey and Irma relief efforts at their check out registers from Sept. 15 to Oct. 2, 2017. “We [READ MORE]

St. Thomas Salvation Army Partners with Red Cross To Coordinate Deliveries

The Salvation Army’s emergency disaster services team has been working with Red Cross volunteers to develop a strategic system to efficiently deliver FEMA food boxes to residents on the islands of St. Thomas and St. John. Two centralized sites in St. Thomas were created by The Salvation Army; one on the eastern end in Bovoni, and one on the western end at Reichhold Center. The sites were established as staging locations for Red Cross volunteers in smaller [READ MORE]

Mission Happens Outside Church Walls in Dallas

Dallas, Texas (October 11, 2017) – In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Warehouse in Arlington is serving as the hub for all donations supporting the Army’s on-going relief work. As contributions continue to come in and flow out, man power is needed to help sort through donations. Crossroads Christian Church in Grand Prairie, TX embraced this opportunity by serving those affected [READ MORE]

Salvation Army extends meal service at Napa and Santa Rosa evacuation centers

SACRAMENTO, CA—The Salvation Army continues to provide meals at evacuation centers in Sonoma County and Napa.  Yesterday, more than 2700 meals were served in Santa Rosa, while 700 meals were distributed in Napa.  A Salvation Army canteen (mobile kitchen) from San Jose is currently preparing meals at our Santa Rosa Corps building (93 Stony Cir, Santa Rosa), a facility which currently does not have any running gas.  [READ MORE]

Salvation Army Providing Meals at Napa and Santa Rosa Wildfire Scenes

Sacramento, CA - The Salvation Army has already deployed multiple teams to provide meal services at evacuation centers due to the large wildfires in Napa and Sonoma County.  Napa Fire The Salvation Army Napa Corps is currently serving at Crosswalk Church (2590 1st St., Napa). There are several teams from The Salvation Army Kroc Center in Suisun City staffing the Napa Valley College gym [READ MORE]

Shirts and Salvation for Holiday Beach Survivors

Holiday Beach, Texas (October 10, 2017) - “We thought there would be thousands of people helping in Texas and there really wasn’t, but The Salvation Army was there,” said Thomas Billmeyer. After Hurricane Harvey ravaged the small coastal community of Holiday Beach, Thomas and his two colleagues drove 18 hours to Texas, from Iowa, to help out. He and his friends worked for several days to rebuild a Holiday Beach [READ MORE]

Holiday Beach Strong

Holiday Beach, Texas (October 10, 2017) - Amidst the street after street lined with debris and destruction in Holiday Beach, hangs emblems of comfort: spray painted signs reminiscent of the Bayfront community’s scenery, displaying the words, “Holiday Beach Strong”. “I wanted the signs to remind people that despite the devastation, the community will come together, remain hopeful, and rebuild,” [READ MORE]

Ogdensburg EDS Team Participates in Airport FAA Disaster Exercise

Ogdensburg, NY - The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services Team based in Ogdensburg, New York participated in a FAA required Airport Disaster Exercise at the Ogdensburg International Airport Thursday morning. The teams provided canteen and hydration services to over 50 first responders from Federal, State and Local emergency management, fire and law enforcement agencies from across the North Country.  The Salvation Army operated [READ MORE]