Chattanooga Salvation Army on standby due to potential flooding

January 17, 2013
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Chattanooga, TN (January 16, 2013) – The Salvation Army remains in contact with local county emergency managers to stay updated on rising creeks and potential flooding. The Salvation Army has alerted its volunteers and its emergency mobile kitchen crew to be ready to serve local emergency managers, disaster teams, and residents as needed.

“Our promise to the community is to ‘Do the Most Good’ with time, money and resources entrusted to us by our neighbors. Serving food, beverages, and offering spiritual counsel at times of disasters is just one of the ways we carry out this promise,” states Major Algerome Newsome, Salvation Army Area Commander.

To support The Salvation Army’s disaster efforts, donations can be made by visiting www.csarmy.org, by calling 1-800-Sal-Army or by mailing The Salvation Army, 822 McCallie Avenue, Chattanooga, TN 37403.

For more information please contact Kimberly George at 423-308-7715 or kimberly_george@uss.salvationarmy.org

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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.

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