WEST PALM BEACH, FL (September 2, 2019) – As Hurricane Dorian progresses, The Salvation Army in Palm Beach County is poised to provide disaster relief services both locally and in surrounding communities as needs arise.
“We are honored to be working with several local churches, agencies, and organizations to make sure we can all do the most good for people in need in the wake of Hurricane Dorian,” says Major James Hall, Area Commander for The Salvation Army serving Palm Beach County. “We have disaster teams ready to serve both our community and our neighbors to the north.”
The Salvation Army has 30 mobile feeding units positioned across Florida with each mobile kitchen ready to serve 500-1,500 meals per day. Along with meals, cleanup kits and pastoral counseling would be provided to survivors and first responders.
The Salvation Army continues to work with state and local emergency management officials throughout Florida to determine needs and coordinate resources.
For updates on The Salvation Army’s disaster relief efforts, visit disaster.salvationarmyusa.org.
To support Hurricane Dorian relief:
- Donate online: www.HelpSalvationArmy.org
- Donate by phone: 1-800-SAL-ARMY (1-800-725-2769)
- Donate by mail: The Salvation Army, PO Box 1959, Atlanta, GA 30301
- Designate ‘Hurricane Dorian’ on all checks
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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.