The Salvation Army of Greater Chattanooga, Tennessee is on the scene at the East Brainerd Church of Christ serving residents displaced by the fire at Carriage Parc Apartments early Friday morning. The Salvation Army is providing emotional and spiritual care and serving lunch, snacks and drinks.
The Chattanooga Fire Department states that 24 units and 75 residents were affected by the fire. The Salvation Army will continue to serve with the Red Cross and other partnering agencies to help meet the needs of the displaced residents.
Donations are needed to aid with disaster services and can be made by visiting www.csarmy.org or by calling 1-800-Sal-Army. Monetary donations can also be mailed to 822 McCallie Avenue, Chattanooga, TN 37403.
For more information, please contact Jennifer Fisher, Public Information Officer at 423-356-5004.
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.