NEWS RELEASE · FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 4, 2012
The Salvation Army of Chattanooga and Cleveland Tennessee Triples Its Service Teams Today
Chattanooga, TN – Today, The Greater Chattanooga Salvation Army continues to serve meals, drinks, and emotional and spiritual care after Friday's storms. The Salvation Army served almost 700 meals, over 1,000 drinks, and prayed with over 100 individuals on Saturday in Hamilton and Bradley Counties. "Thank God for The Salvation Army. It will be another long day of cleanup and we appreciate your service" says Jerry, a resident affected by the storms.
"We have tripled our feeding teams now that roads are becoming more accessible and we will continue to serve those in need. Right now monetary donations are most needed so we can keep our supplies plentiful," says Area Commander Major Algerome Newsome.
For the latest news about Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services please visit: www.disaster.salvationarmyusa.org . To make a donation to aid in the relief effort please visit www.csarmy.org or call 1-800-SAL-ARMY . You may also visit us on Facebook or Twitter for updates. Donate to help The Salvation Army now by texting "Storm" 80888 to make a $10.00 contribution to the relief effort. The donation will appear on your next phone bill.
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.
For more information, go to SalvationArmyUSA.org