• Chris Johnson

Salvation Army Response Concludes Following May 6 Storms in Oklahoma

May 11, 2015 - Oklahoma City, OK – The Salvation Army’s emergency disaster response came to a close on Monday after serving the communities of Central Oklahoma following a severe storm front that passed through the region, which produced multiple tornadoes the evening of May 6, 2015.

During the six day response, The Salvation Army was able to provide 14,921 meals, snacks and drinks, and 876 clean up kits, supplies and food boxes. Additionally, 284 people received emotional and spiritual care from the pastoral staff and volunteers that were on the scene. In total, 299 hours were served by Salvation Army personnel during the response in Central Oklahoma.

The Salvation Army would like to extend its thanks to the public for its generosity with their financial giving during this communities greatest time of need. A special thank you is also extended to the Midwest Food Bank and Feed The Children for providing a combined 400 food boxes and 200 hygiene kits.

Updates will be provided as more information becomes available on The Salvation Army’s continued long term services for those who were affected in Grady and Oklahoma Counties. Please follow us at www.twitter.com/SalArmyAOKEDS, www.twitter.com/SalArmyAOK and www.facebook.com/SalArmyAOK for additional information.