NASHVILLE, TN, APRIL 29, 2014 — The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) unit in Nashville has been dispatched to Lincoln County, TN to assess the damage from Monday night’s tornado. The EDS crew will work with first responders to assess the needs of the community as they develop a plan for rescue & recovery.
The Salvation Army will be prepared to provide care and compassion to those affected by the storms, including first responders, as well as provide food and hydration. Please pray for all of those affected by the storms in Tennessee and across the Central United States.
Updates will be provided as more information becomes available.
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About Nashville Area Command:
The Salvation Army, a faith-based non-profit serving Nashville since 1890, extends assistance to individuals and families in greatest need, enabling them to lift themselves from crisis to stability. Nearly 40,000 individuals in the Nashville community receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through a broad array of social services that range from emergency services, disaster relief for victims, outreach to the elderly and ill, transitional housing for the homeless, opportunities for underprivileged children, Angel Tree Christmas assistance and much more. 82 cents of every dollar spent is used to directly support our programs and services in our community. For more information, go to www.salvationarmynashville.org.
About The Salvation Army, International:
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.