The Salvation Army Responds to Severe Weather in Rockingham County, NC

May 05, 2017
Spencer Loman | spencer.loman@uss.salvationarmy.org

The Salvation Army Responds to Severe Weather in Rockingham County, NC

Greensboro, NC (May 5, 2017)—The Salvation Army is on the ground in Rockingham County, NC, providing support for first responders and people affected by the severe weather outbreak early Friday morning, May 5. Under the command of Major Paul Fuller, The Salvation Army of Rockingham County is coordinating with the Rockingham County Red Cross and Rockingham County Department of Social Services to help meet the needs of the community.

The Salvation Army personnel was on scene early Friday morning, providing support to families affected by the severe weather. A mobile feeding kitchen and crew from The Salvation Army in Winston-Salem, NC is serving food and drinks at the Eden Mall in Eden, NC. In addition, The Salvation Army Service Center in Eden, located at 314 Morgan Rd., Eden, NC, is providing free hot lunch for the community. The local Salvation Army food pantry and family store are also providing assistance to households impacted by the storms.

With much of Rockingham County affected, The Salvation Army is “Doing The Most Good” and will continue as long as we are needed. 

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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.

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