CHARLESTON, SC (July 8, 2015) – The Salvation Army of Charleston is providing meals and emotional and spiritual care to those affected by the plane collision yesterday in Moncks Corner, SC.
Late yesterday morning a midair collision occurred over Moncks Corner involving an F-16 fighter jet and a small Cessna aircraft. In coordination with Berkeley County Emergency Management, personnel from The Salvation Army of Charleston deployed the mobile kitchen unit canteen and responded to the scene to provide support to all affected.
The team served 165 meals for lunch, 134 meals for dinner and provided 634 drinks and 347 snacks. The Salvation Army mobile kitchen unit will be serving breakfast today and remain on site as long as necessary.
About The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services:
“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.” While every disaster is unique and creates its own special needs, the core of The Salvation Army's disaster program consists of several basic services. And while these services address many of the typical needs of a disaster survivor, Salvation Army disaster relief is also flexible. Our services are adapted to the specific needs of individuals and communities and scalable according to the magnitude of the disaster.