NEWS RELEASE · FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 30, 2016
Salvation Army is called upon to serve in Polk and McMinn Counties in TN and also in Jackson County, AL after Tornados moved through the TN Valley
"The Salvation Army, though we are in the height of our busiest season of Christmas, is always ready to serve when called upon," states Major Robert Lyle, Area Commander of The Salvation Army of the Greater Chattanooga Area. "We meet needs at the point of need, and today, there are many hurting neighbors and emergency workers who need us to meet their basic needs of food and beverages. We will gladly serve until no longer needed."
The Salvation Army asks for your prayers for our neighbors in Polk, McMinn and Jackson Counties. The Salvation Army also needs your support for the relief efforts by donating monetarily to www.csarmy.org , 1-800-Sal-Army , or you may text TNSTORMS to 41444. Please earmark donations for November Storms.
For additional information, please call The Salvation Army at 423-756-10231 .
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