Chattanooga TN - May 11, 2011 - The Salvation Army continues to meet the needs of our community by providing emotional, physical, and spiritual support. We appreciate the overwhelming support from all over the country that has been given to help the Salvation Army carry out our mission.
Bradley County, TN – The Joint Disaster Recovery Center is located at the Old Cleveland Bank and Trust Building, 10 Church Street NE, Cleveland, TN 37311. We are making the transition today to 2960 Barney's Lane, a one-stop warehouse that should be operational by Thursday. They are still serving hot meals along Dalton Pike approximately 1 mile south of Walmart.
Hamilton County, TN – The Salvation Army Disaster Recovery Centers are located at The Salvation Army in East Lake, 2140 East 28th Street, Chattanooga, TN 37407 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and in Tiftonia at John A. Patten School, 3202 Kelly’s Ferry Rd., Chattanooga, TN 37419 from 12:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Catoosa County, GA – The Joint Disaster Recovery Center is located at 36 Muscogee Trail, Ringgold, GA, 30736 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Walker County, GA – The Joint Disaster Recovery Center is located at Walker County Agriculture Center, 10058 N. Highway 27, Rock Springs, GA 30739 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Monetary donations are still needed to continue in these relief efforts. Please donate on-line to www.salvationarmyusa.org or by calling 1-800-Sal-Army (1-800-725-2769) or by texting the word “give” to 80888 where a $10 donation will appear on your phone bill. You may also visit www.csarmy.org as well.
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 over 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.