Texas Disaster Teams Serving in Familiar Lake Charles Communities After Hurricane Delta

Lake Charles, Louisiana (October 13, 2020) – After several demanding weeks serving Lake Charles communities affected after Hurricane Laura, The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services teams from Texas have returned to those same neighborhoods now beaten by Hurricane Delta. Much…

‘What If…’: World Leader of The Salvation Army Encourages Salvationists and Friends to Consider Alternative Future

The international leader asks – ‘what if there are … positive outcomes’ that might result from the effects of the pandemic? News The Salvation Army in Painesville,OH Receive Tribute & Medication Help by Charles Myrick of ACRX

The Salvation Army’s Southern Territory Providing Meals and Shelter For Hurricane Delta Relief

Jackson, MS (October 11, 2020) – Hurricane Delta made landfall overnight Friday, October 9th, near the town of Creole, Louisiana, a city in Cameron Parish with 660 residents, as a Category 2 hurricane. Creole is approximately 12 miles east, where…

Boots on the Ground, Preparing for Hurricane Delta | The Salvation Army Prepared and Ready to Respond to Disaster

Jackson, MS (October 6, 2020) – As Category 4 Hurricane Delta makes its way into the Gulf of Mexico, life-threatening storm surge and heavy rainfall is possible anywhere from Southeast Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle Thursday night through Saturday morning. The…

Hurricane Delta Weakens to Tropical Storm | The Salvation Army Moves in to Serve Neighbors in Need

JACKSON, Miss. (October 10, 2020) – Hurricane Delta made landfall overnight near Creole, Louisiana, a city in Cameron Parish with 660 residents, as a Category 2 hurricane. Creole is approximately 12 miles east of where Category 4 Hurricane Laura made…

Hurricane Delta Weakens to Tropical Storm | The Salvation Army Moves in to Serve Neighbors in Need

JACKSON, Miss. (October 10, 2020) – Hurricane Delta made landfall overnight near Creole, Louisiana, a city in Cameron Parish with 660 residents, as a Category 2 hurricane. Creole is approximately 12 miles east of where Category 4 Hurricane Laura made…

Gulf Coast Braces for Hurricane Delta as Hurricane Laura Recovery Continues

Beaumont, Texas (October 9, 2020) – Hurricane Delta, the 25th named storm of the 2020 Atlantic season, made landfall on Friday evening as a Category 2 storm near Creole, LA. The main path of the storm is almost identical to that of Hurricane Laura, which hit the Gulf Coast only six weeks ago…

Meals and Mobile Feeding Units Are Prepped to Serve Throughout Louisiana for Hurricane Delta Relief

JACKSON, Miss. (October 9, 2020) As of 7 AM CDT, Hurricane Delta is a Category 3 Hurricane. Louisiana and Mississippi experienced tornado warnings overnight. No damage has been reported. Slow weakening is expected to begin as Delta approaches the northern…

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.…

Lake Charles Mayor Nic Hunter Visits Salvation Army Hurricane Laura Relief Operations

Lake Charles, LA (September 16, 2020)— Lake Charles Mayor Nic Hunter, State Senator Ronnie Johns, and United Way of Southwest Louisiana President Denise Durel visited The Salvation Army's Hurricane Laura incident command site on Tuesday. Mayor Hunter said he wanted to…

Territorial Commanders Visit Salvation Army Hurricane Laura Relief Sites

Lake Charles, LA (September 4, 2020) – As relief efforts for Hurricane Laura continue, Territorial Commanders of The Salvation Army Southern Territory, Commissioners Willis and Barbara Howell visited portions of Texas and south Louisiana this week.  The Commissioners toured The Salvation…

Food Box Distribution to Complete Salvation Army Response Efforts in Southeast Texas

Beaumont, Texas (September 7, 2020) – More than a week after commencing extensive response efforts in Southeast Texas after Hurricane Laura, The Salvation Army is gradually demobilizing operations as power returns to many locations. Four mobile kitchens continued to serve…

Food Box Distribution to Complete Salvation Army Response Efforts in Southeast Texas

Beaumont, Texas (September 7, 2020) – More than a week after commencing extensive response efforts in Southeast Texas after Hurricane Laura, The Salvation Army is gradually demobilizing operations as power returns to many locations. Four mobile kitchens continued to serve…

The Salvation Army Addresses The Invisible Effects of Natural Disasters and Trauma in Lake Charles, LA

Lake Charles, LA (September 5, 2020) – Food, water, and meeting physical needs are incredibly important parts of The Salvation Army’s efforts to provide relief to those affected by Hurricane Laura. But, Emotional and Spiritual Care (ESC) remain an essential…

Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Response Strategy Launched Online and Across Social Media Platforms

This September, The Salvation Army will be launching Fight for Freedom, the new International Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Response Strategy. News The Salvation Army in Painesville,OH Receive Tribute & Medication Help by Charles Myrick of ACRX

The WALMART FOUNDATION DONATES $500,000 to The Salvation Army for Hurricane Laura Response

Atlanta, Georgia (September 2, 2020) – The Walmart Foundation has announced an incredibly generous donation to The Salvation Army’s relief efforts for communities impacted by Hurricane Laura. The Salvation Army’s Emergency Disaster Services teams have served over 166,000 meals, snacks,…

The Salvation Army Midland Division Cooling Centers Open in Missouri and Illinois with COVID-19 Protocol

St. Louis, Mo. – August 9, 2020, The Salvation Army Midland Division is dedicated to the protection of our staff members and the clients we serve and has opened daytime cooling centers in Missouri and Illinois as a result of the Excessive Heat…

Corporate Partners Support Ongoing Salvation Army Hurricane Hanna Assistance in South Texas

Dallas, Texas (July 30, 2020) – While conditions continue to steadily improve in South Texas after Hurricane Hanna moved through the area over the weekend, The Salvation Army disaster response teams continue to serve those affected by the storm. As…

The Salvation Army Midland Division Opens Cooling Centers with Missouri and Illinois with COVID-19 Protocol

St. Louis, Mo. – July 24, 2020, The Salvation Army Midland Division is dedicated to the protection of our staff members and the clients we serve and has opened daytime cooling centers in Missouri and Illinois as a result of the Excessive Heat…

South Texas Residents Affected by Hurricane Hanna Receive Meals from The Salvation Army

Dallas, Texas (July 26, 2020) – The Salvation Army staff and volunteers in Corpus Christi and McAllen spent Sunday preparing meals and serving those affected by Hurricane Hanna in their respective communities. The Category 1 hurricane swept through South Texas…

Hawaii Cattlemen’s Council Members Donate Over 20K Pounds of Beef to Support The Salvation Army

HONOLULU (July 9, 2020) – The Salvation Army Hawaiian & Pacific Islands today announced they recently received donations of over 20,000 pounds of beef from members of the Hawaii Cattlemen’s Council, Inc. located on Kauai, Hawaii, Maui and Oahu. The…