Salvation Army - Chattanooga, TN

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Contact: Kimberly George · Director of Marketing and Development Email for Info

August 28, 2017

THE SALVATION ARMY OF CHATTANOOGA IS SENDING OFFICERS TO ASSIST IN HURRICANE HARVEY RELIEF EFFORTS; ITS DIVISION IS SENDING 15 TOTAL OFFICERS AND 6 MOBILE KITCHEN UNITS"

August 28, 2017, Chattanooga, Tenn- The Salvation Army of Chattanooga has been called upon to help serve in the relief efforts of Hurricane Harvey. The Chattanooga Salvation Army is part of the Kentucky-Tennessee Division, which is sending 6 mobile kitchen units capable of feeding up to 1500 people a day from each unit. Division wide, The Salvation Army will be sending 15 Salvation Army officers as well.

Memphis will be the staging ground for all officers and mobile kitchen units from the Kentucky/Tennessee Division. Chattanooga Officers will roll out this evening to meet the rest of the Divisional Officers and units in Memphis where they will all roll out on Tuesday. This will be the first wave of deployments.

"We need help from our community to support the relief efforts. First and foremost we need folks to pray. The next best way to support us is to give financially," states Major Robert Lyle, Chattanooga Salvation Army Area Commander who is one of the local officers being deployed. Donations can be made online to helpsalvationarmy.org, by phone to 1-800-SAL-ARMY, by mail to The Salvation Army PO BOX 1959 Atlanta, GA 30301. Please designate 'Hurricane Harvey' on all checks. To receive a donation link via text please text STORM to 51555.

For more information on The Salvation Army, please contact Kimberly George at 423-505-1052 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

 

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