Salvation Army - Chattanooga, TN

NEWS RELEASE · FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Kimberly George · Director of Marketing and Development Email for Info

January 15, 2013

The Salvation Army of the Greater Chattanooga Area is on Stand-By, Ready to Serve, Due to the Potential of Local Flooding

Chattanooga, TN – Salvation Army remains in contact with local county emergency managers to stay updated on rising creeks and potential flooding. The Salvation Army has alerted its volunteers and its emergency mobile kitchen crew to be ready to serve local emergency managers, disaster teams, and residents as needed.

"Our promise to the community is to 'Do the Most Good' with time, money and resources entrusted to us by our neighbors. Serving food, beverages, and offering spiritual counsel at times of disasters is just one of the ways we carry out this promise," states Major Algerome Newsome, Salvation Army Area Commander.

To support The Salvation Army's disaster efforts, donations can be made by mail to 822 McCallie Avenue, Chattanooga, TN 37403 , given online at www.csarmy.org  or by calling 1-800-SAL-ARMY .

For more information please contact Kimberly George at 423-308-7715  or kimberly_george@uss.salvationarmy.org .

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