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RELIEF UPDATE: Fast Facts – May 17, 2011

The Salvation Army responded immediately following major tornado activity and flooding in the southernUnited States, meeting the needs of survivors by providing food, beverages, emotional/spiritual care, and other necessities.   

The following information represents the Southern Territory’s 15 states and the District of Columbia.

  • The Salvation Army has served 234,656 hot meals and 558,860 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 distributed 44,579 hygiene kits.
  • The Salvation Army has supplied 8,516 cleanup kits.
  • The Salvation Army has delivered emotional/spiritual care to 10,537 individuals.
  • The Salvation Army has initiated emergency Social Services in multiple locations.
  • Salvation Army officers, employees, and volunteers have served of 66,245 hours.

Thank you for your prayers. Please help The Salvation Army continue to Doing the Most Good for the individuals and families affected by these natural disasters.  Go to www.disaster.salvationarmyusa.org and give today.

Information released by The Salvation Army Southern Territory Communications Bureau.

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