NEWS RELEASE · FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 29, 2012
The Chattanooga Salvation Army Prepares for Disaster Response
Chattanooga, TN – The Chattanooga Salvation Army's Disaster Services Mobile Kitchen Unit and Rapid Response Vehicle (catering truck) are on standby for mobilization to assist in areas of Kentucky that continue under tornado alerts. "The Salvation Army meets needs immediately and shares resources continuously between each others' service areas," says Marketing Director Kimberly George.
In preparation for what many are predicting to be an active tornado season, the Chattanooga Salvation Army is holding disaster response training classes March 30 and 31, at The Salvation Army Citadel Corps, 1019 North Moore Road . Classes will give volunteers the tools necessary to serve on a Salvation Army disaster response team. All those interested in this free training may call 423-756-1023 or visit www.csarmy.org to register.
For more information on The Salvation Army, please contact Kimberly George at 423-308-7715 or Kimberly_George@uss.salvationarmy.org . Please visit www.csarmy.org , like us on Facebook , and follow us on Twitter for more information.
About The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church established in 1865, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination for 130 years in the United States. Nearly 30 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadest array of social services that range from providing 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. 82 cents of every dollar spent is used to carry out those services in 5,000 communities nationwide.
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