The Salvation Army Assisting Storm Victims In St. Louis, Missouri

April 26, 2011 - 11:03 PM EDT
William Becker
William_Becker@usc.salvationarmy.org
(314) 603-1095
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St. Louis, MO− The Salvation Army’s Emergency Disaster Response Team continues to assist those impacted by the severe weather and tornadoes that ripped through our region on Friday.

“Our teams have been in three of the hardest hit communities providing food and supplies since Saturday,” said Major Jim Curl, Incident Commander for The Salvation Army’s relief efforts. “We have been able to provide a hand up and relief to those in need.” 

Currently, The Salvation Army is providing 1,400 meals a day in Maryland Heights, Moline Acres and Berkeley neighborhoods. Two canteens (mobile kitchens) are providing three meals a day to those cleaning up and responding to the storms.

For those needing relief assistance or want to volunteer they can contact The Salvation Army at 314-646-3090.

The Salvation Army is accepting monetary donations through its website at: www.stl-salvationarmy.org or donors may call 1-800-SAL-ARMY or mail donations to: The Salvation Army Midland Division, Storm Relief, PO Box 21787, St. Louis, MO 63109-9913.

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