The Salvation Army Continues to Assist Flood Victims

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After the torrential rainfall at the end of June, Saskatchewan continues to be devastated by flooding in the southern region. The Salvation Army continues to support the affected communities and work with other emergency disaster agencies.

To date there have been a total of 450 volunteer hours, approximately 6000 lbs of water, 550 meals, 170 snacks as well as counselling to those emotionally affected by the floods.

 

The Salvation Army is assisting in the following locations:

Carduff Recovery Centre

Donations Management

Assisting since July 8th, no longer at this location

Melfort

James Smith First Nation – Feeding of evacuees 20 – 25 people twice daily

*Present July 8th, no longer at this location

 

Melville Recovery Centre

Feeding volunteers and management staff

Feeding 20 – 25 volunteers and management staff during weekdays; 95 people on weekends

Assisting since July 9th

 

Grenfell Recovery Centre

Provide emotional and spiritual care

*Present July 11th & 12th, no longer at this location

 

Moosomin

Provide emotional and spiritual care

Cleaning out of basements

*Present July 11th & 12th, no longer at this location

 

Balcarres Recover Centre

Provide emotional and spiritual care

Assisting since July 16th

 

Yorkton Recovery Centre

Provide emotional and spiritual care

Starting July 18th 

 

To donate to The Salvation Army’s flood relief efforts click here

To volunteer with The Salvation Army’s flood relief efforts please contact Jackie Harris at 306-757-1552.