Hur­ri­cane Har­vey re­lief: Sal­va­tion Army kitchens and crews go to flooded ar­eas

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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 help­sal­va­tion­, 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.

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