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. https://www.facebook.com/SalvationArmyHouston/

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

Meals

  • 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 www.helpsalvationarmy.org, 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, 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.

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