Mobile, AL Area Command Serves in Search for Missing 8-Year Old

September 18, 2014
Katie Emer | Katie_Emer@uss.salvationarmy.org

Mobile, AL Area Command Serves in Search for Missing 8-Year Old

Prichard, AL. (September 17, 2014) - The Salvation Army of Coastal Alabama was on the scene of the search party hoping to find missing 8-year-old Hiawayi Robinson.  First responders requested Salvation Army assistance as they worked around the clock looking for Hiawayi Robinson.  The Salvation Army of the Mobile, AL Area Command sent an emergency response team and canteen that provided food, hydration, and support on site.

The Salvation Army continued its service on Wednesday morning as the search and rescue effort continued.  Major Mark Brown  the Area Commander of The Mobile region added, "Our thoughts and prayers are with Robinson's family during this incredibly stressful time, as well as with the first responders who have been working nonstop to bring peace and answers to the family," said, Area Commander.

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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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