Alexandria, Virginia (June 17, 2014) – The Salvation Army’s Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) teams have mobilized in Pilger, NE following the severe weather and twin tornadoes that passed through the area yesterday. The teams are prepared to provide food, beverage and spiritual support to survivors and first responders.
Monetary donations are the most critical need as supplies and personnel are mobilized.
• To support relief and long-term recovery efforts, visit www.SalvationArmyUSA.org or call 1-800-SAL-ARMY (1-800-725-2769).
• You can also text the word “STORM” to 80888 to make a $10 donation through your mobile phone; to confirm your gift, respond with the word “Yes.”*
For more information on The Salvation Army’s continued response, please visit http://blog.salvationarmyusa.org/, www.facebook.com/salvationarmyusa or www.twitter.com/salvationarmyus.
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 more than 130 years in the United States. Nearly 30 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through a range of social services: providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter for the homeless, and opportunities for underprivileged children. Eighty-two cents of every dollar The Salvation Army spends is used to support those services in 5,000 communities nationwide. For more information, visit SalvationArmyUSA.org.