Salvation Army Continues Disaster Relief Operations in Pilger, NE

Fort-Collins-EDS-6-1The Salvation Army’s Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) personnel continue to serve those affected by tornadoes in Pilger, Nebraska.

Teams from Lincoln and Norfolk, Nebraska remain on the scene.

Relief efforts will continue for as long as needed and will continue to meet the immediate needs of disaster survivors and first responders, providing food and hydration for impacted individuals, first responders and volunteers. Since Monday evening, The Salvation Army has provided more than 3,300 meals, beverages and snacks.

The Salvation Army is accepting donations of Gatorade, Powerade or similar sports drinks through Friday, June 20 between 8:30 am – 4:00 pm.  Donations can be dropped off at The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services center, 10629 Burt Circle, Omaha, NE.

Monetary donations are the most critical need as supplies and personnel are mobilized.

  • To support relief and long-term recovery efforts, visit or call 1-800-SAL-ARMY (1-800-725-2769).
  • You can also text the word “STORM” to 80888 to make a $10 donation through your mobile phone; to confirm your gift, respond with the word “Yes.”*

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