Salvation Army Mobilizes its feeding trucks to serve tornado survivors in North Georgia

January 30, 2013
Kimberly Kyriakidis George |

Dalton, GA (January 30, 2013) - The Salvation Army is on its way to serve tornado survivors and emergency personnel in North Georgia communities of Adairsville, Calhoun and Rome.

Lt. Lee Wilson is on the ground in Adairsville at the local Emergency Management Office and updating Salvation Army personnel. Major Art Fultz of Dalton, GA is making his way to the community of Calhoun to serve and Capt. Doug McClure is serving in Rome.  The Salvation Army is assessing the needs for services and is in immediate communication with emergency managers of these communities.

“The Salvation Army is calling on the community first and foremost to pray!  Please pray for survivors and emergency responders,” states Georgia Divisional Disaster Director Major Jim Smith.  “We will also need you to join us in resource and financial support."

Monetary donations can also be made by calling 1-800-SAL-ARMY, by visiting or by mailing it to The Salvation Army, Georgia Divisional Headquarters, 1000 Center Place, Norcorss, GA 30093.  


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