Salvation Army Continues Flood Relief Efforts in Colorado

Tuesday, September 17, 2013
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It’s been nearly a week since the severe flooding, caused by an unexpected torrential downpour, began in Colorado. The relentless waters have spread across 17 counties, destroying over…

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The Before and After Picture of Transformational Love

Tuesday, September 17, 2013
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A woman in Zambia waits at her makeshift stand at the edge of the road hoping someone will buy from her meager store of charcoal and sweet potatoes. …

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Salvation Army Feeding Evacuees and First Responders in Colorado

Sunday, September 15, 2013
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The Salvation Army continues to serve evacuees and first responders impacted by flash flooding in Colorado. More than 10,000 meals have been served in the last three days…

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Chew on This Classic Comfort Food From Our Disaster Services Cookbook

Friday, September 13, 2013
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While every disaster merits a unique response, the core of The Salvation Army’s Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) program is meeting basic needs like food and shelter. Salvation Army…

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The Salvation Army Responds as Waters Rise in Colorado

Thursday, September 12, 2013
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Days of torrential downpours have caused flash flooding in Colorado, killing at least three people and forcing hundreds to flee to safer elevations. Heavy rains continue to push…

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National Recovery Month: Celebrating Strength & Successes

Tuesday, September 10, 2013
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Recovery Month is a national observance that educates Americans on the services and treatment options for individuals struggling with mental illness and substance abuse. Each day, millions of…

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Salvation Army West Named Among Nation’s Most Innovative Technology Users

Monday, September 9, 2013
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The annual InformationWeek 500 listing identifies and honors the nation’s most innovative users of business technology. Each year, winners share inspiring stories of how technology improved customer service…

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Be Prepared…To Loosen Your Belt Buckle

Friday, September 6, 2013
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It’s National Preparedness Month, so naturally, you’ve restocked your emergency kit, reviewed your family’s disaster and evacuation plans, and feel confident in your ability to survive the zombie…

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How Your Donations Help: Part II

Friday, September 6, 2013

September is National Preparedness Month-an opportunity to raise awareness about the importance of making an emergency plan for you and your family in the event of disaster. The…

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3 Steps To Being Better Prepared for Disaster

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

(What NOT to do PSA Courtesy of FEMA and the Ad Council.) Natural and man-made disasters of recent years have proven that emergencies can happen unexpectedly in communities just…

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