Recent Tornadoes and Flooding
Friday, September 19, 2014
SERVICES DELIVEREDThe statistics below present a snapshot of ongoing Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Service efforts in the affected communities.
- 38,074 Meals
- 46,524 Drinks
- 27,638 Snacks
- 34 Mobile Feeding Units (Canteens)
- 550 Persons Sheltered
- Emotional & Spiritual Care to 1,237 individuals
- 2,466 cleanup kits
- 1,406 comfort kits
- 11,700 hours of employee and volunteer service
Cash Contributions EncouragedDonors are encouraged to contribute cash. In-kind donations require sorting, boxing, palletizing, storage, and delivery to the disaster location. All of these activities can be costly and time consuming, and therefore may delay service delivery. Cash donations allow The Salvation Army to purchase product to quickly and efficiently meet the most urgent needs of disaster victims. When possible, the purchases are made near the disaster site to stimulate the local economy and ensure quicker delivery.
It is easy to give to The Salvation Army:
- By phone at 1-800-SAL-ARMY (1-800-725-2769)
- Online at https://donate.salvationarmyusa.org/uss/april2014
Donations from the General Public
Currently, The Salvation Army is not accepting in-kind donations from the general public for disaster relief operations.
Used clothing and used furnishings are not needed for disaster relief.
However, The Salvation Army depends upon your donation of used clothing and other items to support local programming. Please consider donating your used clothing to your local Salvation Army Family Store.
The Salvation Army recruits and deploys disaster workers through its local Salvation Army units. To register as a disaster worker:
- Call your local Salvation Army.
- Register online on this web site using the volunteer graphic on the home page.