Georgetown, SC – Since October 3, 2015, there have been many damaging rainstorms and flood events throughout South Carolina. The Salvation Army of Georgetown responded and is continuing to provide food, hydration, and emotional and spiritual care to communities throughout Georgetown and Williamsburg Counties.
In order to provide much needed assistance to these communities, The Salvation Army of Georgetown has added employees and volunteers from all over the country to serve on the incident command team, food service teams, and emotional and spiritual care teams.
The Salvation Army has continued to provide trained individuals to provide Emotional and Spiritual Care to citizens and first responders affected by the flooding events in Salters, SC at the Central Missionary Baptist Church located at 180 Council Rd. The Salvation Army has also provided cleanup kits to St. Luke United Methodist, 5001 US Hwy 521, Salters, SC.
Salvation Army food service teams from Savannah, GA, Waynesville, NC, and Salisbury, NC, provided the following meals to citizens and first responders at the following locations:
• Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner at Central Missionary Baptist Church, 180 Council Rd., Salters, SC
• Lunch at Trinity Church, 206 S. Rosemary, Andrews, SC and Choppe Recreation Center, 8259 Choppe Rd., Georgetown, SC
• Dinner at Williamsburg County Fire Department, 105 CR S-45-247, Salters, SC.
The Salvation Army will continue to provide the following meals to citizens and first responders at the following locations tomorrow Saturday October 17, 2015:
• Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner at Central Missionary Baptist Church, 180 Council Rd., Salters, SC and Williamsburg County Fire Department Station 11, 105 105 CR S-45-247, Salters, SC
• Lunch at Trinity Church, 206 S. Rosemary, Andrews, SC.
For the most up-to-date emergency disaster services news from The Salvation Army in Emergency Disaster Services, or to become a local disaster volunteer, please visit: www.disaster.salvationarmyusa.org.
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.