Salvation Army plants SEEDS of Hope for trafficking survivors in Las Vegas

We often hear how trafficking and prostitution concerns rise during large-scale events, like the World Cup. But Vegas has a non-stop, 'World Cup' culture every day, year after year. It's one of the 17 U.S. cities most likely to be a top destination for trafficking victims. No city wants to be on that list but the work of Stacey Cramer, The Salvation Army and its partners is trying to resolve that.

The Salvation Army Expands Support for Flint, Michigan Water Crisis

Supporters Can Donate by Texting “WATER” to 91999 FLINT, Mich. (Jan. 22, 2016) – To help address the growing needs of residents impacted by the Flint Water Crisis, The Salvation Army of Genesee County is expanding its service to the community and providing an opportunity for Salvation Army supporters across the nation to help fund vital response efforts. The Salvation Army of Genesee County is accepting [READ MORE]

Getting Ready for Winter Storms & Extreme Cold

While the danger from winter weather varies across the country, nearly all Americans, regardless of where they live, are likely to face some type of severe winter weather at some point in their lives. That could mean snow or subfreezing temperatures, as well as strong winds, ice or freezing rain storms. One of the primary concerns is the winter weather's ability to knock out heat, power and communications services to your home or office, sometimes for days at a time. The National [READ MORE]

Long Term Recovery Becomes Focus of Salvation Army North Texas Response

Dallas, Texas – After more than 13 days of continuous service to communities in North Texas hit by the December 26 tornadoes, The Salvation Army is beginning the transition from emergency relief to long term recovery. Meals, refreshment, and emotional and spiritual care, have been delivered to the hardest hit areas by Salvation Army staff and volunteers in mobile kitchens, catering trucks and Polaris UTVs. As the clean-up has intensified in neighborhoods, streets have been [READ MORE]

Salvation Army’s Holiday Storm Response Continues In Arkansas & Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY (January 7, 2015) – The Arkansas-Oklahoma Division of The Salvation Army is continuing to respond to those affected by the December 26/27 storm that brought severe winter weather and flooding across the two states.  Most communities have power fully restored in the areas affected by the ice, yet flooding continues along the Arkansas River. Oklahoma Severe Winter Weather Salvation Army Units in Altus, Enid, Muskogee, Norman and Oklahoma [READ MORE]

Catering Trucks and UTVs Key to Salvation Army Tornado Response

Dallas, Texas (January 6, 2016) – As the extensive clean-up and repair work continues in the North Texas communities hit by the December 26 tornadoes, accessibility has become increasingly difficult. To address this problem The Salvation Army has mobilized two catering trucks and two Polaris UTVs facilitating the delivery of meals, snacks, and drinks, to even the hardest hit areas. On Tuesday, neighborhood streets of Garland and Rowlett were busy with the sounds of heavy equipment [READ MORE]

Midwest Food Bank & UPS Come Through for Salvation Army in Texas

Dallas, Texas (January 4, 2016) – The Salvation Army in Texas reached out to Midwest Food Bank, a long-time disaster partner, in the hope to add emergency food supplies to already established relief operations supporting those who have lost so much as a result of the recent storms. “Midwest Food Bank has been a great support in recent times of disaster in Texas, including the widespread flooding that hit the state in the spring,” explained Salvation Army Disaster [READ MORE]