HELPING THOSE ON THE FRONT LINES OF TRAGEDY
The Salvation Army is one of the nation's largest federally recognized emergency disaster services agencies, providing relief to 1-2 million disaster survivors and first responders each year in the United States.
The Salvation Army is one of the first agencies to respond when disaster strikes, providing relief services to communities affected by both; natural and man-made disasters until the service is no longer needed.
Officers and volunteers are trained to meet needs by providing food, shelter, clothing and spiritual comfort.
The Salvation Army's
primary goals are to offer:
Material comfort, Physical comfort
& Emotional and Spiritual Care
All Salvation Army disaster response services are managed locally, by people who live and work in the communities they serve. In the Tennessee Valley, the Army maintains a mobile kitchen, or canteen, to provide meals, hydration and comfort for disaster victims and relief workers. In addition, the Army furnishes clean-up kits, food, bottled water and various donated goods. Long-term recovery and rebuilding are a major part of our efforts to make communities whole again following a significant disaster.
In addition to domestic relief work, humanitarian aid following international disasters is provided by The Salvation Army in the impacted country or through The Salvation Army World Service Office (SAWSO).
Your donations make a real difference
feeds a disaster survivor for one day.
provides one food box containing staple foods for a family of four, or one household cleanup kit, containing brooms, mops, buckets and other cleaning supplies.
can serve snacks and drinks for 125 survivors and emergency personnel at the scene of a disaster.
can provide one hot meal to 100 people or keep a hydration station operational for 24 hours.
keeps a Salvation Army canteen (mobile feeding unit) fully operational for one day.