Salvation Army - Chattanooga, TN


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January 24, 2014

The Salvation Army Serves Residents Affected by the Carriage Parc Apartments Fire

Chattanooga, TN – The Salvation Army of Greater Chattanooga is on the scene at the East Brainerd Church of Christ serving residents displaced by the fire at Carriage Parc Apartments early Friday morning. The Salvation Army is providing emotional and spiritual care and serving lunch, snacks and drinks.

The Chattanooga Fire Department states that 24 units and 75 residents were affected by the fire. The Salvation Army will continue to serve with the Red Cross and other partnering agencies to help meet the needs of the displaced residents.

Donations are needed to aid with disaster services and can be made by visiting , by calling 1-800-Sal-Army . Monetary donation can also be mailed to 822 McCallie Avenue, Chattanooga, TN, 37403 .

For more information, please contact Jennifer Fisher, Public Information Officer at 423-356-5004 .

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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