Community Coffee Launches Hurricane Laura Relief Effort to Benefit The Salvation Army

Baton Rouge, LA (September 23, 2020) – In the wake of Hurricane Laura, Community Coffee Company has committed to donating 10% of proceeds from the sales of Community coffee and tea products in retail grocery locations in Louisiana and Texas through Oct. 31, 2020, up to $100,000, to support The Salvation Army’s Hurricane Laura relief efforts.

The Salvation Army’s mobile food pantries and meal programs have been stationed across the region since the storm made landfall on Aug. 27. Community Coffee Company has also been on the ground since the storm’s landfall, bringing its mobile beverage vehicles to serve fresh coffee to first responders, work crews and residents in impacted areas in and around Lake Charles, Louisiana.

“We have seen firsthand how this hurricane has affected our local communities, and we are humbled to play a role in the rebuilding efforts,” said Community Coffee Company CEO David Belanger. “We know that there’s still a long journey to recovery for the affected areas in Louisiana and Texas, and we’re committed to supporting these communities in the weeks and months to come.”

“We’re not just delivering food and water in these hard-hit communities — we’re bringing hope,” said Jeff Jellets, territorial disaster coordinator for The Salvation Army USA Southern Territory. “Donations like the one from Community Coffee will help us provide comfort, compassion and warm meals for storm-affected Texas and Louisiana residents in need.”

More information about Community Coffee Company’s hurricane relief efforts is available at www.communitycoffee.com/relief.

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 www.SalvationArmyUSA.org. Follow us on Twitter @SalvationArmyUS and #DoingTheMostGood.

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Couple Keeps Dishing It Out While Battling A Crisis Of Their Own

PENSACOLA, FL. – Before Hurricane Sally dropped nearly four months worth of rain on the Florida panhandle in four days, The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services was preparing to respond. Ten mobile feeding units (canteens) each carrying 500 meals, were deployed to Pensacola to provide food, hydration, and spiritual care for those left in the wake of Hurricane Sally’s destruction.

One canteen was manned by Mike and Jeanne Flynn, a married couple that volunteers with The Salvation Army in the Clearwater area. “I’ve been volunteering and doing service since I was 13,” said Jeanne while scooping chili and chatting with survivors. “It’s about the people and neighbors helping neighbors.”

Jeanne and Mike load up 1,000 meals to serve from their canteen every day during their deployment for Hurricane Sally; always with a smile on their face and bright energy. When asked how many disasters they have been deployed to, they both looked at each other and give a chuckle. “Hurricanes Michael, Florence, and Irma just to name a few.” Jeanne stops to interact with a young lady and her child as they exchange pleasantries, making sure that the mother has some extra snacks for her kids.

Mike and Jeanne move fluidly within the tight space of the mobile kitchen. “We talk to them and understand their struggle. “We all need help sometimes,” says Mike. In January of this year Mike was diagnosed with grade 9 prostate cancer and shortly thereafter lymphoma in his lower back. “It was a double cancer,” he says. “I had 44 treatments.” Jeanne interjects, “He never missed anything!” He chuckles and finishes his thought, “I never let it slow me down.” When asked what  kept him motivated him during such a difficult time, he smiled with gratitude in his eyes stating, “I’m blessed. I refused to let it stop me.”  Watching him work, it is obvious that it did not.

Since arriving in Pensacola, Mike and Jeanne have not stopped. The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services staff and volunteers like Jeanne and Mike have helped serve the local communities with more than 25,000 meals, nearly 17,000 drinks, and 20,100 snacks. Additionally, 170 clean up kits have been given out so far and 236 people have been provided with emotional and spiritual care. Seven of those that received spiritual care gave their life to Christ while with our pastoral team.

The Salvation Army is delivering 10,000 meals a day within the Pensacola area and will continue to serve as long as the necessary.

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 www.SalvationArmyUSA.org. Follow us on Twitter @SalvationArmyUS and #DoingTheMostGood.

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The Salvation Army of Coastal Alabama Serves Students In Need Amid Hurricane Sally Relief

BALDWIN COUNTY, Ala. (September 22, 2020) Category 2 Hurricane Sally caused widespread power outages across southern Baldwin County as it landed late last week. Significant debris, downed trees, and downed power lines left the Southern Baldwin, and Mobile Counties affected. Power companies estimate that most power will be restored within 7-10 days. The Salvation Army is continuing services in Baldwin County, adding services in Magnolia, Alabama. Power has returned to 70% of Baldwin County residents, and the majority of power is estimated to be restored by next week. Baldwin County Public Schools will reopen on September 30, and The Salvation Army is serving students in need of meals with teachers’ help throughout Baldwin County.

“We’ve had units set up all across the county. We’ve been in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach at the Sports Complexes. We also traveled to Fairhope to assist those who were cut off by trees and other debris and could not get to the Sports Complexes for service. We’ve also been able to work with community partners left and right,” shared Captain Sheri Jones, Salvation Army of Coastal Alabama Commanding Officer.

“We’ve been in Foley at the soccer fields, the Seminole fire station, and we’re also going to Silverhill today. We are preparing to work with a group of teachers who will help us get to their students who cannot access food. We are packing food for the teachers to deliver to their students. We’ve served more than 22,000 meals since we’ve been on the ground during Hurricane Sally relief and will continue to serve our community,” Captain Jones added. 

The best way to support the disaster work of The Salvation Army by making a financial donation at www.helpsalvationarmy.org or by calling 1-800-SAL-ARMY. For the latest emergency disaster services news from The Salvation Army, please go to www.disaster.salvationarmyusa.org and watch for regular updates on our social media pages at www.facebook.com/salarmyalm/ and www.twitter.com/salarmyalm.

As natural disasters can increase mental stress, The Salvation Army’s Emotional & Spiritual Care HOPEline remains available. Anyone needing a caring listener – whether because of natural disaster, COVID-19, or the stress of life in general – can call 844-458-HOPE (4673) for support. HOPEline hours are 8 AM to 11 PM CDT, 7 days a week.

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 www.SalvationArmyUSA.org. Follow us on Twitter @SalvationArmyUS and #DoingTheMostGood.

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A Home Away From Home For EDS Team at Anayat House in Beaumont, Texas

Beaumont, Texas (September 22, 2020) – Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) volunteers have been staying at Anayat House, a non-profit organization that provides overnight accommodations for family members of patients in Beaumont area hospitals. Currently closed for renovations, the owners received word that The Salvation Army volunteers needed somewhere to stay and generously offered to open their doors.

“We flooded during Tropical Storm Imelda in 2019 and had more than eight inches of water in the house. Unfortunately we’ve been unable to open for the guests we normally serve because of ongoing renovations and since March have been closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Tressa Clarke, Executive Director of Anayat House. “After Hurricane Laura hit we heard from the United Way of Beaumont that The Salvation Army needed somewhere to house their disaster relief team. Even though we’re not completely through with renovations I knew how much a soft bed and hot shower would mean to the relief workers. We are delighted to help.”

Several years ago, Anayat Moujazeb lay dying in his hospital bed after suffering an abdominal aneurysm. His daughter, Mimi Daniali, stayed by his side in his hospital room. During that time Mimi met several others who were in a similar position as herself and caring for ailing family members while in the hospital. Mimi bonded with these individuals, saw a significant need, and wanted to provide housing solutions for these families to minimize both the financial burden and mental toll they face.

Shortly after her father died, Mimi found a four-bedroom house for sale one block away from St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont. She purchased the house, renovated the entire property, and paid for everything out of pocket. Twenty-six years later, the Anayat House has expanded to accommodate more than 12 individuals at a time. Each suite has a bathroom/shower unit, two-beds, a small refrigerator and snack bar. The property also includes a large sitting room, dining room, kitchen, outdoor patio and free laundry facilities.

Twelve Salvation Army volunteers stayed at Anayat House throughout their 14-day deployment, from September 6-19. “Tressa and her team offered the property to us at minimal cost,” said Kathleen Kouns, EDS Volunteer and Training Coordinator for The Salvation Army in Texas. “The Anayat House is regularly cleaned for us, free of charge, and amenities are provided. We are so grateful to have such a comfortable place available for our volunteers to rest and recharge after long, hot days serving those impacted by Hurricane Laura. We pray that Anayat House will soon be able to return to its mission of supporting those enduring the stress, expense and heartache of medical crisis.”

In response to Hurricane Laura The Salvation Army of Texas has provided 143,909 meals, 61,758 snacks and 90,694 drinks. Additionally, 3,219 food boxes, 1,242 clean up kits, and 3,529 infant supplies were distributed to those affected by the storm.

“We may not be able to help the people we normally serve, but we can help those who are working so hard to get other people back on their feet,” said Clarke. “Just because there is a natural disaster doesn’t mean accidents stop happening or cancer subsides, or heartaches quit – there’s no discrimination there. It has been our pleasure to have the hard-working volunteers of The Salvation Army stay with us because we know they are truly doing God’s work.”

For the latest information please go to www.disaster.salvationarmy.org and watch for regular updates on our social media pages at www.facebook.com/salvationarmytexas/ and www.twitter.com/salarmytx. To make a donation go to www.helpsalvationarmy.org or call 1-800-SALARMY.

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 www.SalvationArmyUSA.org. Follow us on Twitter @SalvationArmyUS and #DoingTheMostGood.

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Little Caesars Brings Pizza Love Kitchen to Pace Communities

Pace, FL (September 22, 2020) – Five days after Hurricane Sally made landfall, many communities in Pace, Florida are still feeling her devastation. Food and hydration have been a major concern for many families in underserved communities. Little Caesars has teamed up with The Salvation Army to serve pizzas for lunch starting at noon at Immanuel Baptist Church located at 4187 US-90, Pace, Florida 32571 on September 22, 2020.  

“This is hopefully something that will not only help fill empty stomachs, but bring up morale within the community,” said Kevin Chinault, Acting Incident Commander for The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services Hurricane Sally response in Pensacola Florida. “We are very grateful for Little Caesars and their generous hearts during this difficult time.” 

The Little Caesars Love Kitchen travels across the United States to help those in need. These restaurants on wheels have served more than three million people. Local franchise owners donate the resources necessary to make each Love Kitchen serving a success.  

As of September 20, 2020, The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services response in Escambia and Santa Rosa has served:  

  • 37,189- Meals 
  • 22,846- Drinks 
  • 29,703- Snacks 
  • 273- Cleaning Kits 
  • 287- Emotional & Spiritual Care 

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 www.SalvationArmyUSA.org. Follow us on Twitter @SalvationArmyUS and #DoingTheMostGood.

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The Salvation Army Midland Serves Meals At COVID-19 Testing Site

SAINT LOUIS, MO. (September 21, 2020) – The Salvation Army continues to be flexible and willing to step into the gap in various ways as the world responds to the COVID-19 pandemic. In coordination with The Jefferson County Health Department & The Missouri National Guard, two days of COVID-19 testing will be administered. 10 AM to 7 PM, Tuesday, September 22nd and 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM, Wednesday, September 23rd at Faith Community Church, House Spring, MO.

The Salvation Army, in tandem with Butler’s Pantry, will feed first responders and workers from 11:30 AM to 12 Noon. 

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 www.SalvationArmyUSA.org. Follow us on Twitter @SalvationArmyUS and #DoingTheMostGood.

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The Salvation Army Responds to Oregon Wildfires – Update #7

The Salvation Army is providing meals and resources in counties across Oregon. In response to the Oregon Wildfires, The Salvation Army has served 21,898 meals for evacuees and firefighters as of Monday, September 21.

  • Served Meals: 21,898
  • Snacks: 13,969
  • Drinks: 16,229
  • Home Delivered Meals: 9,185
  • Food Boxes: 1,811
  • Emotional & Spiritual Care: 1,932

The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Teams continue to provide meals and services in the following areas: 

  • Clackamas County 
    • On Tuesdays, The Salvation Army is providing lunch and dinner for community members in Estacada. 
       
  • Douglas County
    • Meal services are available for pick-up and delivery only. To sign up please call 503-313-3438. Clothing for evacuees is available at 2658 Stephen St. Roseburg, OR from 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM, Monday – Friday.  
       
  • Deschutes County
    • Feeding evacuees three times a day currently sheltered at a local hotel. 
       
  • Jackson County Expo at 1 Peninger Rd, Central Point, OR 97502. 
    • Feeding evacuees three times a day. The Salvation Army HOPE House at 1065 Crews Rd. Medford, Oregon 97501 is being used as a shelter for over 40 evacuees. 
       
  • Lane County
    • Feeding 75 firefighters working on the front lines twice a day. 
       
  • Linn and Benton Counties at the Linn Benton Fairgrounds at 3700 Knox Butte Rd E, Albany, OR 97322.
    • Feeding evacuees three times a day. 
       
  • Lincoln County: 
    • Emergency food boxes are available in Newport at 140 NE 4th St, Newport, OR 97365 on Wednesday – Friday 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. They are also available in Lincoln City on Fridays from 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM at The Lincoln City Church of Christ 2160 NE Quay Pl, Lincoln City, OR 97367. 
       
  • Marion County at the Oregon State Fairgrounds at 2330 17th St. NE, Salem, OR 97303. 
    • Meals are being delivered to local hotels in Salem and Woodburn for evacuees. 
       
  • Multnomah County 
    • Providing over 1,000 meals to houseless Portlanders every Monday in North and SE Portland.  

DONATIONS
The best way to help evacuees is to make a financial contribution. Monetary donations allow disaster responders to immediately meet the specific needs of the disaster. 100% of your donation stays in Oregon to respond directly to the needs of those impacted by the Oregon Wildfires. There are a variety of ways the public can support The Salvation Army’s disaster relief efforts:
 

ONLINE
salarmy.us/oregon-wildfires
 

PHONE
Call 1-800-SAL-ARMY – Designate gift “Oregon Wildfire Relief”
 

MAIL
Designate “Oregon Wildfire Relief” on check and mail to:
The Salvation Army Disaster Relief
8495 SE Monterey Ave.
Happy Valley, OR 97086

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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 www.SalvationArmyUSA.org. Follow us on Twitter @SalvationArmyUS and #DoingTheMostGood.

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Salvation Army of Coastal Alabama Serving Those Affected by Hurricane Sally

MOBILE, Ala. (September 21, 2020) – The Salvation Army is prepping canteens for today’s feedings to serve those affected by Hurricane Sally. An Incident Management Team and eight mobile feeding units have been deployed from all over the state to provide food, hydration, and spiritual care for those impacted by Hurricane Sally in Mobile and Baldwin counties. Service is being provided in Mobile, Gulf Shores, Orange Beach, and Foley. Each canteen can serve up to 1,500 meals per day and spiritual care is provided for many dealing with the emotional pain Sally has left behind. 

To date, The Salvation Army has provided the following throughout Coastal Alabama in response to Hurricane Sally:

Served meals – 14,277

Drinks – 6,926

Snacks – 10,464 

As natural disasters can increase mental stress, The Salvation Army’s Emotional & Spiritual Care HOPEline remains available.  Anyone needing a caring listener – whether because of natural disaster, COVID-19, or the stress of life in general – can call 844-458-HOPE (4673) for support.

The best way to help after a disaster is to make a financial donation to the charity of your choice. Monetary contributions also support local economies and ensure that businesses can operate when relief supplies diminish. 

Mail: Mail checks to The Salvation Army, P.O. BOX 1959, Atlanta, GA 30301

Please designate ‘Hurricane Season 2020 Disaster Relief’ OR the specific name of disaster (i.e., Hurricane Laura, Hurricane Sally, etc.) on all checks. 

Online Donations: helpsalvationarmy.org 

Phone: 1-800-SAL-ARMY 

For the latest emergency disaster services news from The Salvation Army, follow the social feed on Twitter at @salarmyeds or visit disaster.salvationarmyusa.org. To support The Salvation Army of Coastal Alabama, visit HelpSalvationArmy.org. For more information on how The Salvation Army is serving in Coastal Alabama, contact Captain Trey Jones at 251-438-1625.

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 SalvationArmyUSA.org. Follow us on Twitter @SalvationArmyUS and #DoingTheMostGood

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 www.SalvationArmyUSA.org. Follow us on Twitter @SalvationArmyUS and #DoingTheMostGood.

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Hope Is On The Way

Hope Is On The Way 

Salvation Army Disaster Services delivering 10,000 meals to communities in need. 

 

What              The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services will be serving 10,000 meals to communities still reeling in the wake of Hurricane Sally. Southern Baptist Disaster Relief will be preparing the meals. 

 

Who               The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services and Southern Baptist Disaster Relief. 

Why               With many communities still without power, families are struggling to put food on the table. The Salvation Army Disaster Services aims to provide food, hydration, and emotional care to underserved communities.

 

When             Sunday, September 20, 2020 

  • Lunch: 12 pm 
  • Dinner: 4 pm 

  

Where            Olive Baptist Church– 103 Winthrop Ave, Pensacola 32507 

                        *East Milton Elementary(lunch only)- 5156 Ward Basin Rd, Milton 

                        AMC– 161 East Nine Mile Rd, Pensacola 32507 

                        Brent Ball Park– Beverly Pkwy & West St, Pensacola 32505 

                        Point Church– 13801 Innerarity Point Rd, Pensacola 32507 

                        Equestrian Center– 7750 Mobile Hwy, Beulah 32526 

                        Seminole, AL– 32268 US Hwy 90, Seminole, AL 36574 

                        Century Industrial Pkwy– 6801 Industrial Century 32535 

                        *Emanual Baptist Church(dinner only)- 4187 Hwy 90, Pace, 32571 

Visuals          Disaster Services staff and volunteers serving from mobile kitchen units (canteens) to communities in need. 

Interviews and photo opportunities available upon request, contact Eric Anderson for details 

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Eric Anderson,  Public Information Officer

The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services 

www.disaster.salvationarmyusa.org

Cel: (239) 398-1009

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 www.SalvationArmyUSA.org. Follow us on Twitter @SalvationArmyUS and #DoingTheMostGood.

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Meals For Milton Brings Hope To Residents Impacted By Hurricane Sally

Pensacola, FL (September 19, 2020) – The Salvation Army has deployed more than 10 mobile kitchens (canteens) from all over the state to provide food, hydration, and spiritual care for those still reeling from the impact of Sally in Pensacola Florida. Each canteen can serve up to 1,500 meals per day and spiritual care is provided for many dealing with the emotional pain Sally has left behind. 

One of those canteens arrived at East Milton Elementary school where nearly 500 meals were served to the local community. “It’s a blessing to be able to have a hot meal and not have to eat bread and lunch meat,” says Cynthia Grant, a local resident. Most homes in East Milton are still without power and are concerned Hurricane Sally is not done leaving her mark. “A lot of water, and it’s rising a lot!” Milton is bordering the Black River that continues to rise and is expected to crest on Sunday. 

“We are working alongside local officials and with the Emergency Management Center to identify the areas that are most in need,” says Steve Vick, Incident Commander for The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services in Pensacola. Within 24 hours of their arrival more than 4,200 meals and more than 4,500 waters have been provided to those in need. Bringing hope to communities like East Milton. 

“Thank you very very much. God is so good,” expresses Cynthia as she loads her vehicle with hot meals for her family of five. Clamshells were filled with Black beans, rice, and mixed vegetables, and a chocolate chip cookie. 

The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services will continue to serve up to 10,000 meals a day that are being prepared by Florida Southern Baptist at Hillcrest Baptist Church location in Pensacola, Florida. 

The best way to help after a disaster is to make a financial donation to the charity of your choice. Monetary contributions also support local economies and ensure that businesses can operate when relief supplies diminish. 

Mail: Mail checks to The Salvation Army, P.O. BOX 1959, Atlanta, GA 30301

Please designate ‘Hurricane Season 2020 Disaster Relief’ OR the specific name of disaster (i.e., Hurricane Laura, Hurricane Sally, etc.) on all checks. 

Online: helpsalvationarmy.org 

Phone: 1-800-SAL-ARMY 

For the latest emergency disaster services news from The Salvation Army, follow the social feed on Twitter at @salarmyeds or visit disaster.salvationarmyusa.org. 

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 www.SalvationArmyUSA.org. Follow us on Twitter @SalvationArmyUS and #DoingTheMostGood. 

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 www.SalvationArmyUSA.org. Follow us on Twitter @SalvationArmyUS and #DoingTheMostGood.

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