The Salvation Army Serving Tornado Survivors in Lee County, Alabama

November 16, 2011
Mark Jones | mark_jones@uss.salvationarmy.org | (601) 278-2100

Auburn, AL (November 16, 2011) – The Salvation Army will serve storm torn neighborhoods in Lee County, Ala. on Thursday.  Staff and volunteers will deploy throughout the Auburn area to feed, hydrate and encourage residents cleaning up after Wednesday’s severe weather.

A mobile feeding unit and a pastoral care team will work throughout the day to ensure that residents of can focus on recovery, while The Salvation Army meets their physical and emotional needs.

 “Auburn residents have been extremely supportive of The Salvation Army’s disaster relief efforts across Alabama the past six months. We (The Salvation Army) are resolved to reciprocate their generosity and meet the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of Lee County residents,” stated Captain Ronette Smith of The Salvation Army.

Donations are always needed to offset the costs of services to storm victims. Please visit: www.salvationarmyusa.org or call 1-800-SAL-ARMY to donate. All donations for disaster services will be used for the designated purpose.  For additional updates please follow us at www.twitter.com/salarmyalm.

 

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