The Salvation Army Continues to Serve Tornado Survivors in North Carolina

April 29, 2014
Anjani Webb | anjani.webb@uss.salvationarmy.org

The Salvation Army Continues to Serve Tornado Survivors in North Carolina

Charlotte, NC (April 29, 2014) - The Salvation Army continues to serve people in eastern North Carolina who have been impacted by eight confirmed tornadoes last weekend. The Salvation Army began providing breakfast, lunch and dinner to over 1,000 individuals on Saturday and Sunday and is prepared to continue serving until Wednesday. With more severe weather anticipated this week, the organization continues to coordinate with emergency management officials and other organizations.  

“For those who lost so much, we’re here to step in and provide assistance to help them get back on their feet,” said Lt. Bruce Rabon, commanding officer in Washington, NC. “It’s our responsibility as an organization to live out its mission of meeting human needs in His name without discrimination.”

Monetary donations are the most critical need as supplies and personnel are mobilized. Donors are encouraged to give online at https://donate.salvationarmyusa.org/uss/april2014 or by calling 1-800-SAL-ARMY (1-800-725-2769).

About The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army, established in London in 1865, has been supporting those in need without discrimination for more than 135 years in the U.S. More than 25 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through a range of social services: 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. The Salvation Army tracks the level of need across the country with the Human Needs Index (HumanNeedsIndex.org). The Salvation Army has served survivors of every major national disaster since 1900. The Salvation Army does not place an administrative fee on disaster donations. During emergency disasters, 100 percent of designated gifts are used to support specific relief efforts. For more information, go to www.SalvationArmyUSA.org or follow on Twitter @SalvationArmyUS.

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The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.
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