Central Arkansas Salvation Army Responds to Flooding in Lonoke County

March 7, 2018 (Little Rock) The Salvation Army of Central Arkansas is responding to the scene of flooding caused by a breached levee in Humnoke, Arkansas, located in Lonoke County. The mobile feeding unit (canteen) will be serving dinner at 12295 US Hwy 65 East, Humnoke, AR 72072.

The Salvation Army dispatched the canteen to provide food and hydration to both first responders and those affected by the flooding.  A team of Salvation Army officers trained in emotional and spiritual care are also en route to the scene.

“We plan to continue to serve the community as long as they need our assistance. Disasters like these can happen at any moment and The Salvation Army is ready to jump in at a moments notice,� said Major Russell Czajkowski, Central Arkansas Area Commander.

Financial donations are needed to support relief efforts.  The Salvation Army asks those who want to help the individual and families affected by the floods to visit www.salvationarmyusa.org or call 1-800-SAL-ARMY and designate to Humnoke flood.  Monetary donations will ensure The Salvation Army can meet the most immediate needs of those impacted by the storm.  Undesignated donations are assigned by the zip code of the donor to the nearest Salvation Army.

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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