Texas Disaster Teams Serving in Familiar Lake Charles Communities After Hurricane Delta

Lake Charles, Louisiana (October 13, 2020) – After several demanding weeks serving Lake Charles communities affected after Hurricane Laura, The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services teams from Texas have returned to those same neighborhoods now beaten by Hurricane Delta. Much…

‘What If…’: World Leader of The Salvation Army Encourages Salvationists and Friends to Consider Alternative Future

The international leader asks – ‘what if there are … positive outcomes’ that might result from the effects of the pandemic? News The Salvation Army in Painesville,OH Receive Tribute & Medication Help by Charles Myrick of ACRX

The Salvation Army’s Southern Territory Providing Meals and Shelter For Hurricane Delta Relief

Jackson, MS (October 11, 2020) – Hurricane Delta made landfall overnight Friday, October 9th, near the town of Creole, Louisiana, a city in Cameron Parish with 660 residents, as a Category 2 hurricane. Creole is approximately 12 miles east, where…

Gulf Coast Braces for Hurricane Delta as Hurricane Laura Recovery Continues

Beaumont, Texas (October 9, 2020) – Hurricane Delta, the 25th named storm of the 2020 Atlantic season, made landfall on Friday evening as a Category 2 storm near Creole, LA. The main path of the storm is almost identical to that of Hurricane Laura, which hit the Gulf Coast only six weeks ago…

Hurricane Delta Weakens to Tropical Storm | The Salvation Army Moves in to Serve Neighbors in Need

JACKSON, Miss. (October 10, 2020) – Hurricane Delta made landfall overnight near Creole, Louisiana, a city in Cameron Parish with 660 residents, as a Category 2 hurricane. Creole is approximately 12 miles east of where Category 4 Hurricane Laura made…

Community Coffee Launches Hurricane Laura Relief Effort to Benefit The Salvation Army

Baton Rouge, LA (September 23, 2020) – In the wake of Hurricane Laura, Community Coffee Company has committed to donating 10% of proceeds from the sales of Community coffee and tea products in retail grocery locations in Louisiana and Texas through Oct.…

The Salvation Army of Coastal Alabama Serves Students In Need Amid Hurricane Sally Relief

BALDWIN COUNTY, Ala. (September 22, 2020) Category 2 Hurricane Sally caused widespread power outages across southern Baldwin County as it landed late last week. Significant debris, downed trees, and downed power lines left the Southern Baldwin, and Mobile Counties affected.…

A Home Away From Home For EDS Team at Anayat House in Beaumont, Texas

Beaumont, Texas (September 22, 2020) – Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) volunteers have been staying at Anayat House, a non-profit organization that provides overnight accommodations for family members of patients in Beaumont area hospitals. Currently closed for renovations, the…

Lake Charles Mayor Nic Hunter Visits Salvation Army Hurricane Laura Relief Operations

Lake Charles, LA (September 16, 2020)— Lake Charles Mayor Nic Hunter, State Senator Ronnie Johns, and United Way of Southwest Louisiana President Denise Durel visited The Salvation Army's Hurricane Laura incident command site on Tuesday. Mayor Hunter said he wanted to…

Food Box Distribution to Complete Salvation Army Response Efforts in Southeast Texas

Beaumont, Texas (September 7, 2020) – More than a week after commencing extensive response efforts in Southeast Texas after Hurricane Laura, The Salvation Army is gradually demobilizing operations as power returns to many locations. Four mobile kitchens continued to serve…

The Salvation Army Addresses The Invisible Effects of Natural Disasters and Trauma in Lake Charles, LA

Lake Charles, LA (September 5, 2020) – Food, water, and meeting physical needs are incredibly important parts of The Salvation Army’s efforts to provide relief to those affected by Hurricane Laura. But, Emotional and Spiritual Care (ESC) remain an essential…

The WALMART FOUNDATION DONATES $500,000 to The Salvation Army for Hurricane Laura Response

Atlanta, Georgia (September 2, 2020) – The Walmart Foundation has announced an incredibly generous donation to The Salvation Army’s relief efforts for communities impacted by Hurricane Laura. The Salvation Army’s Emergency Disaster Services teams have served over 166,000 meals, snacks,…

Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Response Strategy Launched Online and Across Social Media Platforms

This September, The Salvation Army will be launching Fight for Freedom, the new International Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Response Strategy. News The Salvation Army in Painesville,OH Receive Tribute & Medication Help by Charles Myrick of ACRX

Goya Donates Food to The Salvation Army to Help Feed Survivors of Hurricane Laura

Beaumont, Texas (September 1, 2020) – Goya Foods, the largest Hispanic-owned food company in The United States, donates food to The Salvation Army for survivors of Hurricane Laura in Texas and Louisiana. Goya’s donation of shelf-stable products including beans, coconut…

The Salvation Army Midland Division Cooling Centers Open in Missouri and Illinois with COVID-19 Protocol

St. Louis, Mo. – August 9, 2020, The Salvation Army Midland Division is dedicated to the protection of our staff members and the clients we serve and has opened daytime cooling centers in Missouri and Illinois as a result of the Excessive Heat…

Salvation Army Disaster Teams Making Final Storm Preparations in the Carolinas

Charlotte, NC (August 3, 2020)–As Isaias makes its way up the east coast, local Salvation Army emergency disaster service teams are busy making final preparations for service after the storm. Today, The Salvation Army in Jacksonville, North Carolina distributed food boxes…

The Salvation Army in the South East prepares for Hurricane Isaias

As The Salvation Army throughout the USA continues to provide ongoing assistance during the pandemic, three south-eastern Divisions within the USA Southern Territory prepare personnel and resources in prepartion for the arrival of Hurricane Isaias.    Florida Division: Lindsay Crossland-Director of…

Delivering Meals and Deep Cleaning as The Salvation Army Responds to Hurricane Hanna

Dallas, Texas (July 28, 2020) – Residents of South Texas affected by Hurricane Hanna received meals from The Salvation Army in several communities on Monday. Seven mobile kitchens delivered food and hydration in counties surrounding Corpus Christi and McAllen, and…

The Salvation Army Midland Division Opens Cooling Centers with Missouri and Illinois with COVID-19 Protocol

St. Louis, Mo. – July 24, 2020, The Salvation Army Midland Division is dedicated to the protection of our staff members and the clients we serve and has opened daytime cooling centers in Missouri and Illinois as a result of the Excessive Heat…

Hawaii Cattlemen’s Council Members Donate Over 20K Pounds of Beef to Support The Salvation Army

HONOLULU (July 9, 2020) – The Salvation Army Hawaiian & Pacific Islands today announced they recently received donations of over 20,000 pounds of beef from members of the Hawaii Cattlemen’s Council, Inc. located on Kauai, Hawaii, Maui and Oahu. The…

COVID-19 and World Refugee Day: Salvation Army Meeting Needs of Displaced People Internationally

Atlanta, GA: June 20 was the UN's World Refugee Day. The Salvation Army International held a special screening of Displaced, its new documentary which tells the stories of refugees entering Brazil – particularly those fleeing Venezuela for northern Brazil –…

News Feature: Founders’ Day Video Features Renewed International Promise to Fight for Justice and Equality

Inspired by the Founder of The Salvation Army’s famous rallying call, this is a new working of ‘I’ll Fight’ for 2020 News The Salvation Army in Painesville,OH Receive Tribute & Medication Help by Charles Myrick of ACRX

Practical, Educational and Musical Salvation Army COVID-19 Responses Support Vulnerable and Needy People Worldwide

Globally, in excess of 10 million cases of COVID-19 infection have now been recorded by the World Health Organization News The Salvation Army in Painesville,OH Receive Tribute & Medication Help by Charles Myrick of ACRX

The Salvation Army provides over 209K meals to date in Hawaii & Pacific Islands; outreach continues

HONOLULU (June 24, 2020) – The Salvation Army Hawaiian & Pacific Islands today announced they have provided 209,252 meals, beverages and snacks to those in need during the first three months of their emergency response efforts for the COVID-19 pandemic [March…

Salvation Army COVID-19 Responses Large and Small Continue Thanks to Strategic Partnerships

Atlanta, GA: Around the world, The Salvation Army continues to respond to human needs resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. The nature of the responses varies from location to location, depending on local needs and context. Whether a large-scale feeding program…

My Coronavirus Story: Paul Rajkumar, India Central Territory

Atlanta, GA: Paul Rajkumar, Director of Community Empowerment Projects and Health Development in The Salvation Army’s India Central Territory, explained to Jo Clark (Program Resources Department, International Headquarters) how the territory’s COVID-19 response has benefitted many vulnerable people while also…

COVID-19 and World Refugee Day: Salvation Army Meeting Needs of Displaced People Internationally

UNHCR reports there are currently 71m displaced people globally; 134 refugee-hosting countries have reported local transmission of coronavirus News The Salvation Army in Painesville,OH Receive Tribute & Medication Help by Charles Myrick of ACRX