Salvation Army Distributes Food, Hygiene and Household Supplies Following Cape Town Fire

The Salvation Army is bringing assistance to individuals affected by a major fire which destroyed hundreds of homes in the Masiphumelele settlement News The Salvation Army in Painesville,OH Receive Tribute & Medication Help by Charles Myrick of ACRX

Salvation Army in Fiji Anticipates ‘Ongoing Need for Relief’ in Cyclone Yasa Response

Cyclone (hurricane) Yasa, which formed in the south Pacific Ocean in mid-December 2020, has caused severe damage in Fiji. The Category 5 tropical storm was the region’s most intense weather system since 2016 and resulted in very heavy rain, wind…

Salvation Army Texas EDS Volunteer Featured in Online Rock The Red Kettle Event

Dallas, Texas (December 14, 2020) – Sony Music Nashville announces its partnership with The Salvation Army and Sinclair Broadcast Group as part of The Salvation Army’s “Rescue Christmas” campaign. The online Rock The Red Kettle special, airing on Wednesday, December 16…

After Finally Returning Home, Texas Teams Reflect on Hurricane Delta Deployment

Dallas, Texas (October 28, 2020) – After several months of consecutive disaster response efforts, The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) teams from Texas have finally returned home. 2020 has been a difficult year for so many people and communities…

Gulf Coast Salvation Army Units Responding To Needs After Hurricane Zeta

Jackson, MS (October 29, 2020) — Hurricane Zeta tore through the storm-weary Gulf Coast last night, leaving millions without power in its wake. Salvation Army personnel are working closely with state and local emergency management officials to assess and meet needs throughout the…

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…