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The Salvation Army Response in the South Continues

The Salvation Army responded immediately following major tornado activity in the southernUnited States, serving the immediate needs of survivors by providing food, beverages, emotional/spiritual care, and other necessities.   The following information represents the Southern Territory’s fifteen states and theDistrict of Columbia.

  • The Salvation Army has served 186,301 hot meals, 436,360 sandwiches, snacks & drinks.
  • The Salvation Army has provided 54 Mobile Feeding Units (Canteens), 1 Field Kitchen, capable of producing 20,000 hot meals per day, 1 Shower Unit, and 2 Satellite Communications trailers.
  • The Salvation Army has ministered through its Pastoral Care to 7,997 individuals.
  • The Salvation Army has begun helping with emergency Social Services in several locations.
  • Salvation Army officers, employees and volunteers have served a total of 48,698 hours.

About The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church established in 1865, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination for 130 years in the United States. Nearly 30 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadest array of social services that range from providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless and opportunities for underprivileged children. 82 cents of every dollar spent is used to carry out those services in 5,000 communities nationwide. For more information, go to www.salvationarmyusa.org.

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