Mobilized to Serve, Providing Shelter Along Gulf Coast

Tuesday, August 28, 2012
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Hurricane Isaac made landfall on southern Louisiana’s coast around 6:45 p.m. tonight unleashing fierce winds and torrential rain. The Salvation Army is mobilized and ready to serve anyone…

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Hurricane Isaac: Landfall Expected Wednesday Morning, 7 Years After Katrina

Monday, August 27, 2012
Tropical storm conditions forecasted to start overnight. At least 93 people are sleeping here tonight, because of Isaac. That number is expected to increase throughout the night. (courtesy of The Salvation Army of Coastal Alabama)

Residents of New Orleans may feel tropical storm force winds by midnight Monday in anticipation for Hurricane Isaac’s landfall on the Gulf Coast early Wednesday morning, the seventh anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.

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Tropical Storm Isaac: Serving, Monitoring & Preparing

Monday, August 27, 2012
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As of 8 a.m. this morning, Tropical Storm Isaac was picking up strength in the Gulf of Mexico and moving about 180 miles west of Fort Myers, FL…

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Check Out The Latest News On Salvation Army Today

Thursday, August 23, 2012

This week’s episode of Salvation Army Today, a regular weekly video produced by The Salvation Army Southern Territory, features a tribute to the organization’s founder William Booth, as…

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Salvation Army Responding to Ponderosa Fire

Tuesday, August 21, 2012
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The Ponderosa Fire, which began Saturday as a result of lightning, has chased thousands of Northern California residents from their homes. Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) teams…

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Salvation Army Serves Taylor Bridge Fire Survivors

Monday, August 20, 2012
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Fire officials expect to contain the Taylor Bridge Fire blaze in central Washington today if good weather persists. The fire, which erupted as a result of a bridge…

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Salvation Army Serves Sikh Community

Friday, August 10, 2012
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Thousands of mourners are expected to pay their final respects in Wisconsin today to the six victims of the Sikh Temple shooting that occurred last Sunday. U.S. Attorney…

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Salvation Army Continues to Serve Survivors/First Responders in Oklahoma

Tuesday, August 7, 2012
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Over 93,000 acres have burned in Oklahoma as a result of a wildfire that started last Friday, spurring a statewide burn ban along with a State of Emergency…

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The Salvation Army Responds to Oklahoma Wildfires

Monday, August 6, 2012
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Wildfires devastated areas of Oklahoma over the weekend, with more than 78,000 acres burned across the state that caused widespread power outages and destroyed dozens of homes. The…

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Haiti: SAWSO’s Life-Saving Solutions for a Nation in Need

Wednesday, July 25, 2012
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Among the 25,000 attendees at the 19th annual International Aids Conference happening right now in Washington, DC are representatives of The Salvation Army’s World Service Office (SAWSO). This event is just one more way for SAWSO employees to hear the latest scientific developments on the disease and learn more about the global response to HIV.

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