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September 21, 2012
The Salvation Army Trains Volunteers for Disaster Relief Today and Tomorrow
Chattanooga, TN – With September being National Disaster Preparedness Month, The Salvation Army will continue to train volunteers to be better equipped for disaster relief services. Today and tomorrow, The Salvation Army will train close to 60 volunteers at 1019 N. Moore Road from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm on both days.
"Our area is no stranger to disaster, which is why The Salvation Army takes an active role in training volunteers so we are always prepared to serve" states Major Algerome Newsome, Chattanooga Area Commander.
For more information on how you can join the troops in disaster relief services, visit www.csarmy.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