NEWS RELEASE · FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 15, 2013
The Salvation Army Is Called To Serve Residents and Volunteers of South Pittsburg, TN
Chattanooga, TN – The Mayor of South Pittsburg, Jane Dawkins, called upon The Salvation Army to provide food and beverages to the residents of South Pittsburg, TN. The Salvation Army is loading food and volunteers on its Mobile Kitchen and is prepared to serve over 100 folks today. The Salvation Army is also sending Sergeant Ruth Forgey as a Spiritual and Emotional Counselor to assist with emotional needs and offer prayer with residents who are overwhelmed with the effects of last week's flooding.
The Salvation Army has been notified that the immediate needs are Borax and baby diapers. Additionally, free cleanup kits are being distributed to affected residents. Monetary donations in support of this effort may be mailed to 822 McCallie Avenue or given online at www.csarmy.org or phoned in to 1-800-Sal-Army .
For more information, contact Marketing and Development Director, Kimberly George at 423-503-1801 or by email to 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