Charleston, W.V. (July 11, 2016)—The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster response is shifting to emergency assistance beginning Wednesday July 13 and ending Saturday, July 16. Services will be provided in four locations in West Virginia—two in Clay/Kanawha counties and two in Greenbrier/Rainelle counties. Households impacted by the floods are encouraged to come to Salvation Army mobile feeding kitchens during service hours and receive a clean-up kit, hygiene kit, and food box. Households do not need to bring documentation to receive services. The Salvation Army is still providing food and hydration support through the mobile feeding kitchens.
- Queen Shoals Community Church
Wednesday, July 13 and Thursday, July 14 10:30 a.m.— 4:00 p.m.
- Downtown Clendenin
Friday, July 15 and Saturday, July 16 10:30 a.m.— 4:00 p.m.
- Park Center Shopping Center, 500 Park Center, Rainelle WV
Wednesday July 13 and Thursday July 14 10:00 a.m.— 3 p.m.
- Battleground Crossing Shopping Center, 1 Alvon Road, White Sulphur Springs WV
Friday July 15 and Saturday July 16 10:00 a.m.— 3 p.m.
To date, The Salvation Army has served 33,007 meals and 53,763 snacks and drinks, staff members and trained volunteers have worked 2,855 hours of service, and provided 1,163 individuals with emotional and spiritual care.
About The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church established in 1865, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination for 130 years in the United States. Nearly 30 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadest array of social services that range from providing 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. 82 cents of every dollar spent is used to carry out those services in 5,000 communities nationwide. For more information, go to www.salvationarmyusa.org.