Salvation Army Disaster Assistance and Distribution Locations for Alabama and Mississippi

May 08, 2011 - 11:51 PM EDT
Mark Jones
mark_jones@uss.salvationarmy.org
(601) 278-2100
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Jackson, MS - May 8, 2011 - The Salvation Army’s disaster service continues to tornado survivors in Alabama and Mississippi. Distribution and case workers are available at the following locations

ALABAMA

Birmingham/Jefferson County (350 Industrial Blvd, B’ham, 35211)

Guntersville/Marshall County (1500 Sunset Drive - Guntersville Recreation Center) Casework ONLY

Guntersville/Marshall County (609 Blount Avenue)

Cullman/Cullman County (103 3rdAve - Thrift Store)

Arab/Marshall County (1336 Gunter Avenue – Thrift Store)

Anniston/Calhoun County (171 Town Center Drive – Ft. McClellan)

Russellville/Franklin County (204 Ash Ave. - Russellville Recreation Center)

Jacksonville/Calhoun County (Eagle Point Church, Jacksonville,)

Decatur/Morgan County (Corps building - 114 14thStreet, Decatur)

Fort Payne/Dekalb County (450 Gault Ave North – Service Center)

Huntsville/Madison County (Corps building -2114 Oakwood Ave)

Jasper/Walker County (Thrift Store - 207 20thSt, Jasper, Al)

Pisgah/Jackson County (3030 County Road 58 Pisgah)              

Montgomery/Elmore & Autauga Counties (900 Maxwell Blvd, Montgomery)

Oneonta/Blount County (333 Valley Road – Service Center)

MISSISSIPPI

Meridian/Lauderdale County (120 6thAv South – Social Services)

Houston/Chickasaw County (114 Washington Street, Houston, MS – Service Center)

Oxford/Lafayette County (2649 West Oxford Loop - Thrift Store)

Applicants for assistance are asked to bring identification for each person to receive assistance. Additionally, a FEMA number is helpful to expedite assistance.

The Salvation Army is preparing contingency plans to respond to potential severe flooding along the Mississippi River and its tributaries. Currently, The Salvation Army is organizing resources in Jackson, Mississippi for response to counties and parishes in Mississippi and Louisiana that experience flooding. Feeding support, clean up kits and pastoral care will be available to those affected by flooding.

If you would like to help victims of the tornadoes and floods please give online to: www.salvationarmyusa.organd mark them for April 2011 Tornado Outbreak or text “GIVE” to 80888 or you can give by calling 1-800-Sal-Army.

For up to date information, please follow us on Twitter at www.twwtter.com/salarmyalm.

Financial donations are needed to support disaster relief efforts.  The Salvation Army asks those who want to help to visit www.salvationarmyusa.orgor call 1-800-SAL-ARMY and designate April 2011 Tornado Outbreak.  Donors may text “GIVE” to 80888.  Checks may be made out to The Salvation Army Disaster Relief, P.O. Box 100339, Atlanta, GA 30384-0339.  Monetary donations will ensure The Salvation Army can meet the most immediate needs of those impacted by disaster. 

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