Salvation Army in Connecticut Responds to School Shooting Tragedy

Posted on 18th December 2012, by
The Salvation Army, being part of the community, has provided food and support to the people of Newtown, Connecticut, USA, after 26 people – including 20 children – lost their lives in a gun attack at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Southern New England divisional leaders, Majors Dave and Eunice Champlin, supported people who had lost  […]
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The Salvation Army Helps the Hurting in Greater New York

Posted on 12th November 2012, by
It’s the visible pain of a woman standing at a Salvation Army distribution site in Island Park on Long Island with her mother and dog, Baxter, in hand shivering. Shannon Foster said she moved into her new house in Island Park just three days before the Hurricane destroyed it. Shannon, tearing up, was there for  […]
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Oil Giant BP Donates to Hurricane Isaac Relief Efforts

Posted on 31st August 2012, by
Jackson, MS – The Salvation Army is most appreciative of oil giant BP’s donation to support relief efforts related to Isaac, which lashed Louisiana and Mississippi with flooding rains and wind. BP’s $1M donation will be made to the American Red Cross and The Salvation Army and divided equally between the two hard-hit states. In  […]
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Salvation Army Serves in Gulf Coast Disaster

Posted on 30th August 2012, by
As Tropical Storm Isaac slowly moves northward through Louisiana, Salvation Army personnel are in impacted regions along the Gulf Coast. The storm, which made landfall as a hurricane, has caused significant flooding throughout the region including in Plaquemines Parish, about 50 miles southeast of New Orleans. The Salvation Army has been providing food and hydration  […]
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Salvation Army Mobilizes Emergency Teams to Combat Hurricane Isaac

Posted on 29th August 2012, by
Alexandria, Virginia – With Isaac officially upgraded to a category one hurricane, The Salvation Army is mobilizing its emergency response teams and supplies along the Gulf Coast in preparation for landfall. The storm is expected to continue gaining strength with storm surges and heavy rainfalls, with a path through New Orleans and the southeastern Louisiana  […]
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Salvation Army Teams Undertake Wildfire Response in Colorado

Posted on 4th July 2012, by
Salvation Army teams are providing relief and support services to residents of the Waldo Canyon area of Colorado, following a wildfire that President Barack Obama described as causing ‘enormous devastation’. The blaze, considered to be part of the worst fire season in the state’s history, has destroyed almost 18,000 acres since it began on 23  […]
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Salvation Army Provides Support to Communities Affected by Wildfires in Texas

Posted on 8th September 2011, by
Salvation Army mobile feeding units are providing round-the-clock assistance to firefighters battling wildfires in Texas, U.S. The worst fires are still burning in Bastrop County, about 30 miles east of the state’s capital city, Austin. Two people are known to have been killed and more than 600 homes have been lost in the county, along  […]
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9/11 Remembered

Posted on 6th September 2011, by
On September 11, 2001, The Salvation Army was the first relief agency to reach Ground Zero. They were on the ground in New York 45 minutes after the first plane struck the World Trade Center, and remained there until June 23, 2002. As the world was coming to grips with what was unfolding, planes flying  […]
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The Salvation Army Responds to Hurricane Irene

Posted on 30th August 2011, by
As residents deal with the aftermath of Irene, a massive storm that pounded the U.S. East Coast, Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services Personnel continue their significant response efforts. • Salvation Army resources, including dozens of mobile canteen units each able to serve more than 1,500 meals per day, are on the move throughout the East  […]
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