Exceptional Service Award Presented Posthumously To SATERN Founder’s Family

Benton Harbor, MI (06/19/2016) – Lt. Col. Ron Busroe, USA National CRD Secretary for The Salvation Army presented a Certificate in Recognition of Exceptional Service for SATERN Founder Major Patrick E. McPherson, WW9E, posthumously to his family this past Sunday – Father’s Day, June 19, 2016. The presentation was made during the Holiness Meeting at the McPhersons’ home Corps (church) in Benton Harbor, [READ MORE]

Salvation Army Provides Long-Term Care After Tropical Storm Colin

Tampa Bay Salvation Army continues to serve community impacted by flooding Clearwater, FL (June 23, 2016) – Residents of the Mariner’s Cove Mobile Home Park in Clearwater, Florida continue to contend with clean up and property damage due to flooding after Tropical Storm Colin hit the Tampa Bay area. The Salvation Army was on site to serve meals earlier this month after the neighborhood experienced [READ MORE]

Decatur Corps supporting rescue personnel in search for 17 year old kayaker

The Decatur, Alabama Corps of The Salvation Army is aiding local first responders and search and rescue teams as they have been searching since Tuesday evening for a seventeen year old kayaker who is feared drowned. Decatur Corps officer, Captain Becky Gilliam says 30-35 rescue personnel are searching the water and banks of the Tennessee River near Somerville, Alabama for any sign of the teen. “Our purpose is to provide for the immediate [READ MORE]

Salvation Army Heat Relief stations are open in Phoenix

Phoenix, Arizona is in the grip of a excessive heat emergency. The temperatures are so high - and for such a sustained period - that people are at risk of heat-related health complications. In order to provide relief to the area's most vulnerable people, The Salvation Army has opened more than a dozen Heat Relief stations throughout Phoenix and the "Valley of the Sun". The stations are opened from 10AM to 2PM on hot days that are declared "heat emergencies" by the National Weather Service.

SAVE THE DATE: Texas Disaster Training 7/15-16

Who's Ready? In preparation for the upcoming Disaster Training Summit in Orlando, Florida from May 22-25, 2017, The Salvation Army Texas Division Emergency Disaster Services will be conducting a Statewide Preparedness Training Event hosted at six different locations throughout Texas, 7/15/16 from 5:30PM-9PM and 7/16/16 from 8:30AM-5:30PM. This training is free and lunch and snacks will be provided. If you have any questions about any of the training being offered, [READ MORE]

Salvation Army Expands Services to Families & Responders of Orlando Tragedy

Photo: Florida Governor Rick Scott visits with a Salvation Army disaster worker serving law-enforcement personnel near The Pulse nightclub. Orlando, FL - Salvation Army disaster response teams from the Orlando and Sanford corps continue to provide support to first responders and families at The Pulse nightclub, providing food, drinks, and emotional and spiritual care.   "Yesterday was a day of transition as [READ MORE]

Salvation Army Partners with Local Restaurants Serving in Orlando Tragedy

Orlando, Fla - Sunday morning, Salvation Army disaster relief teams arrived on scene at Orange Avenue near the Orange Regional Medical Center providing food and hydration to responders.   Dinner was provided in partnership with generous restaurants like Olive Garden and Buffalo Wild Wings.   "Our mobile kitchen served throughout the night with water and coffee available to any responders or passersby,"  said [READ MORE]

Salvation Army Responds to Tragedy in Orlando

Orlando, Florida - June 12, 2016  - The Salvation Army Orlando Disaster Relief team activated its mobile kitchen to support emergency responders with hydration and meals.   Major Ted Morris, Orlando Area Commander is working with local officials and offering additional support as needed.  Emotional and Spiritual Care teams have been placed on standby to support the Central Florida Community deal with this horrific tragedy. "We [READ MORE]

The Salvation Army assists search and rescue efforts in Delaware County, NY

Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Volunteers Assist in Delaware County Missing Person Search (Sidney, New York June 10, 2016) - -  The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services team based in Sidney, New York (Delaware County) was requested and responded to a Missing Person Search in Masonville, New York this morning. The team provided canteen and hydration services to 30 first responders who were involved [READ MORE]