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January 30, 2013

Reports of Tornados Touching Down in North Georgia – Salvation Army Mobilizes its Feeding Trucks to Serve

Dalton, GA – The Salvation Army is on its way to serve tornado survivors and emergency personnel in North Georgia communities of Adairsville, Calhoun and Rome.

Lt. Lee Wilson is on the ground in Adairsville at the local Emergency Management Office and updating Salvation Army personnel. Major Art Fultz of Dalton, GA is making his way to the community of Calhoun to serve and Capt. Doug McClure is serving in Rome. The Salvation Army is assessing the needs for services and is in immediate communication with emergency managers of these communities.

"The Salvation Army is calling on the community first and foremost to pray! Please pray for survivors and emergency responders," states Georgia Divisional Disaster Director Major Jim Smith. "We will also need you to join us in resource and financial support."

Monetary donations can be made by calling 1-800-SAL-ARMY , by visiting www.salvationarmyusa.org  or by mailing it to The Salvation Army, Georgia Divisional Headquarters, 1000 Center Place, Norcross, GA 30093 .

For more information please contact Major Jim Smith at 404-550-3707 .

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