Photo: The Salvation Army Assisting Sandbagging Efforts in Valley Park, Missouri
St. Louis, Mo. – The Salvation Army Midland Division Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) canteen has been requested to assist sandbaggers with hydration and food needs Monday, May 1 starting at 10 a.m. at the St. Louis County Police West Precinct located at 232 Vance Road, Valley Park, MO 63088.
The canteen is a mobile kitchen operated by The Salvation Army.
The Salvation Army Midland Division Emergency Disaster Services is on standby to assist with flood relief efforts in locations throughout the St. Louis region.
To support The Salvation Army's flood relief efforts across Missouri and Southern Illinois, please text FLOODHELP to 41444.
For the latest emergency disaster services news, please visit www.disaster.salvationarmyusa.org and follow the EDS team on Twitter @SalArmyEDS.
About The Salvation Army
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.