The Salvation Army prepares to serve the Carolinas during Winter Storm Pax
CHARLOTTE (February 12, 2014) - Today, much of the eastern United States is preparing for Winter Storm Pax. The Salvation Army is doing the same, working with partner organizations and local government agencies to ensure adequate care for residents affected by the storm.
Throughout North and South Carolina, personnel from The Salvation Army are preparing to serve those in need. In coordination with county emergency management as well as cooperation with other local agencies, The Salvation Army is preparing to provide support to shelters and warming centers.
In North Carolina, Salvation Army officers from Asheville, Fayetteville and Salisbury are ready to respond as required or requested. The same is true in Orangeburg, SC. Using local Salvation Army facilities and mobile kitchen unit canteens stationed locally, preparations continue in order to provide meals, snacks, drinks, as well as shelter to those impacted by the storm.
The Salvation Army is grateful for any monetary donations to help offset the cost of response during Winter Storm Pax. Please donate at 1 800 SAL ARMY or www.salvationarmyusa.org. For more information on this storm, please go to www.disaster.salvationarmyusa.org.
About The Salvation Army:
The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church established in London in 1865, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination for 129 years in the United States. Nearly 30 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadest array of social services that range from providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless and opportunities for underprivileged children. 82 cents of every dollar The Salvation Army spends is used to support those services in 5,000 communities nationwide. For more information, go to www.salvationarmyusa.org.
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