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The Salvation Army: Serving Communities When Disasters Strike

Emergency Disaster Services
The Salvation Army began offering assistance to disaster survivors after a major hurricane hit Galveston, Texas in September 1900, destroying the coastal city and killing thousands of people. At the request of The Salvation Army’s National Commander, Commissioner Frederick Booth-Tucker, officers from across the country moved into the Galveston area to help feed and shelter thousands of survivors, while also providing much needed emotional and spiritual support.
Since then, The Salvation Army has responded to natural disasters, transportation accidents, civil unrest situations and terrorist attacks. By providing beverages, meals and emotional and spiritual care to first responders and survivors, The Salvation Army strives to bring hope and healing to people who find themselves in the midst of extremely difficult situations.
While each disaster creates its own unique circumstances and special needs, Salvation Army disaster relief efforts focus on seven cor..

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Salvation Army Service Update for the Florida Panhandle

Tampa, FL (November 13, 2018) – Four weeks after Hurricane Michael devastated the Florida Panhandle, The Salvation Army continues its service to communities impacted by the storm. There is a new normal in many communities. Families are coming home to places they can no longer live. The pre-existing financial struggles of households are compounded by the […]

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Salvation Army Hurricane Michael Service Update for Florida Panhandle

Tallahassee, FL (November 7, 2018) –The Salvation Army continues its efforts to meet the needs of the Florida Panhandle almost four weeks following Hurricane Michael. Today 43 mobile feeding units with crews of food service workers and emotional and spiritual care specialists are working to feed, hydrate, and give hope to people impacted by Hurricane Michael. […]

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Survivors Express Gratitude & Love for The Salvation Army in Panama City

Panama City, FL (November 2, 2018)  As the days turn into weeks since Hurricane Michael hit Panama City, The Salvation Army remains steadfast in its efforts to provide comfort and hope.  Crews on Salvation Army canteens (mobile feeding units) head out across the city each day to provide hot meals to thousands of survivors, as well […]

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Supporting Neighbors in Need After Hurricane Michael in Sandy Creek, FL

Panama City, FL (November 1, 2018) – A Salvation Army truck towing a trailer with food boxes slowly weaved its way through Sandy Creek, a rural community on the outskirts of Panama City. Hurricane Michael’s destructive force left no home untouched here. Some are beyond salvageable. “It’s very sad,” said Stan Carr, a Salvation Army […]

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Canteen Halloween with The Salvation Army in Panama City

Panama City, FL (October 31, 2018) – The Salvation Army of Panama City and Bill Cramer Chevrolet Cadillac Buick GMC partnered for a special community celebration on Halloween to give local families a reprieve from the stress they’ve endured in the weeks following Hurricane Michael. “Hurricane Michael destroyed homes. It destroyed businesses. But one thing it […]

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Salvation Army Hurricane Michael Service Update for Florida Pandhandle

Salvation Army Hurricane Michael Service Update for Florida Pandhandle Current Support Station Locations Donate Now Tallahassee, FL – The Salvation Army continues its efforts to meet the needs of the Florida Panhandle three weeks following Hurricane Michael. Its relief operation includes the distribution of hot meals, water and snacks, and providing emotional and spiritual care for [...]