The Salvation Army Responds to Severe Weather in Rockingham County, NC

May 05, 2017
Spencer Loman |

The Salvation Army Responds to Severe Weather in Rockingham County, NC

Greensboro, NC (May 5, 2017)—The Salvation Army is on the ground in Rockingham County, NC, providing support for first responders and people affected by the severe weather outbreak early Friday morning, May 5. Under the command of Major Paul Fuller, The Salvation Army of Rockingham County is coordinating with the Rockingham County Red Cross and Rockingham County Department of Social Services to help meet the needs of the community.

The Salvation Army personnel was on scene early Friday morning, providing support to families affected by the severe weather. A mobile feeding kitchen and crew from The Salvation Army in Winston-Salem, NC is serving food and drinks at the Eden Mall in Eden, NC. In addition, The Salvation Army Service Center in Eden, located at 314 Morgan Rd., Eden, NC, is providing free hot lunch for the community. The local Salvation Army food pantry and family store are also providing assistance to households impacted by the storms.

With much of Rockingham County affected, The Salvation Army is “Doing The Most Good” and will continue as long as we are needed. 

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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 ( 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 or follow on Twitter @SalvationArmyUS.

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