Greater Houston Facebook Page Now Features Canteen Updates

September 13, 2017
Karen Yoho | | (202) 577-3143

Greater Houston Facebook Page Now Features Canteen Updates

Houston, Texas (September 13, 2017) - Salvation Army workers from across the United States and Canada continue to serve in Houston supporting efforts in the area in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. Twenty-three (23) mobile kitchens and response teams, with an average individual capacity to each serve 1,000 meals per day, continue to provide hot meals, snacks, and hydration to Hurricane Harvey survivors, in addition to clean-up kits and other supplies. The Salvation Army of Greater Houston Facebook page now features updates on locations of mobile feeding units.

As of Sept. 12, in the Greater Houston Area, The Salvation Army has provided:


  • 161,227 meals
  • 108,154 snacks
  • 133,872 drinks

Emotional & Spiritual Care

  • 7,924 spiritual care contacts

Donations Management and Distribution

  • 5,109 comfort/hygiene kits (per kit)
  • 3,356 infant supplies
  • 641 blankets
  • 1,547 cleanup Kits
  • 2,441 clothing
  • 3,065 food boxes
  • 5,369 cases of water

Donations to support the relief work of The Salvation Army can be made online at, by phone at 1-800-SAL-ARMY, by texting STORM to 51555, or by check (designated “Hurricane 2017”) mailed to PO BOX 1959, Atlanta, GA 30301

About The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army annually helps more than 23 million Americans overcome poverty, addiction, and economic hardships through a range of social services. By providing food for the hungry, emergency relief for disaster survivors, rehabilitation for those suffering from drug and alcohol abuse, and clothing and shelter for people in need, The Salvation Army is doing the most good at 7,600 centers of operation around the country. In the first-ever listing of “America’s Favorite Charities” by The Chronicle of Philanthropy, The Salvation Army ranked as the country’s largest privately funded, direct-service nonprofit. For more information, visit Follow us on Twitter @SalvationArmyUS and #DoingTheMostGood.

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