Salvation Army Assisting Residents Impacted by Severe Weather in Eastern PA & DE

 

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Meal Service in Laurel, DE

Philadelphia, PA (April 16, 2019) – The Salvation Army of Eastern Pennsylvania and Delaware has dispatched teams with its Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) to Sussex County, Delaware and Columbia and Sullivan Counties in Eastern Pennsylvania in response to severe storms on Monday.

 

The National Weather Service confirmed an EF-2 tornado touched down in the community of Laurel, Delaware on Monday. The Salvation Army dispatched a canteen (mobile feeding unit) to the hardest hit neighborhood, where 25 homes were damaged or destroyed.  The team provided meals to impacted residents in that neighborhood and at a Red Cross shelter nearby. The Salvation Army is offering emergency assistance to families in the affected area. Continue reading “Salvation Army Assisting Residents Impacted by Severe Weather in Eastern PA & DE”

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Salvation Army Meets with DE State Lawmakers in Support of “Doing the Most Good” (photos & video)

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Major Paul Cain and Sen. Ernesto Lopez at Legislative Hall on May 9

Salvation Army officers, advisory board members and staff from across Delaware convened at Legislative Hall in Dover on Wednesday, May 9, to share with legislators the work The Salvation Army is doing to better the lives of thousands of Delawareans every day.

60 Salvation Army representatives met their local legislators to discuss the need in their respective areas and describe the important services they provide to citizens such as: food assistance, housing, social services, senior citizen and youth community programming, emergency disaster services, and much more. Continue reading “Salvation Army Meets with DE State Lawmakers in Support of “Doing the Most Good” (photos & video)”