According to the Weather Channel, hot, molten lava from the Kilauea volcano is slowing creeping toward 900 homes in the city of Pahoa on the Big Island of Hawaii. Thankfully, Salvation Army personnel are already prepared to respond with food and water for displaced residents, emergency management workers and volunteers through the use of our mobile kitchen - called a "canteen."
The following was originally posted on The Salvation Army Northern Division’s blog. In The Salvation Army, we have so much to be thankful for. From a supportive...
Conway, AR (October 28, 2014) The Salvation Army has transitioned from response to intermediate and long term recovery following the April tornadoes affecting Northeast Oklahoma and Central Arkansas communities. Immediately following the storms, The Salvation Army mobilized personnel and equipment for immediate needs. Teams provided food, hydration and emotional and spiritual care to survivors and first responders.
The transition to long term recovery occurs as many have [READ MORE]
In October 2012, Ed Logan was realizing his dream of living on a sailboat just off of Staten Island—until Hurricane Sandy destroyed his boat and took away everything...Unless you live in Seattle, you probably haven't seen The Salvation Army latest advertising campaign. Instead of billboards, bus bench signs and mall kiosks asking you to financially support people struggling with hunger, addiction or homelessness, the ads are targeted specifically to people in crisis.
Jackson, MS (10-21-2014) - The Salvation Army ALM Division’s Emergency Disaster Services hosted The Southern Region Coast 4, FEMA Corps team at the Emergency Disaster Services center on October 20th and 21st.
FEMA Corps is the result of a partnership between The Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS). FEMA Corps teams are groups of individuals solely [READ MORE]
The Salvation Army is supporting 5,000 people with food since many who have recovered from Ebola often return home to find their possessions removed to ward off further infection. And teachers from The Salvation Army's 12 schools in Liberia are being trained to provide Ebola awareness and hygiene education in the communities around the schools.
Englewood may be known as a food desert, but a group of spunky senior women is growing their own bumper crop of fresh fruit and vegetables in...Last year, Forbes magazine reported that the expected total amount to be spent on Halloween costumes in United States was $2.6 billion. Yikes! Want to create the coolest...
Monroe, LA (10-16-2014) – The Salvation Army of Northern Louisiana doubled down Wednesday in their response. With the help of an additional unit from Jackson, MS, the Monroe Salvation Army continued its service to the community following the now confirmed, F2 tornado on Monday.
The Salvation Army has been serving between 150 – 200 individuals meals three times per day at its stationary location in the Garden District of Monroe, LA. This area [READ MORE]