Salvation Army Ramps Up Deployment Efforts in Sandy’s Wake

Tuesday, October 30, 2012
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As Hurricane Sandy barreled up the East Coast, leaving mass destruction and nearly 8 million without power in its wake, The Salvation Army prepared for a long-term disaster…

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The Salvation Army Preparing for Hurricane Sandy

Saturday, October 27, 2012

With Hurricane Sandy set to make landfall within the next few days, The Salvation Army is working along the East Coast to prepare for the storm. Already in…

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Thank You, Best Buy!

Monday, October 1, 2012

Last week, The Salvation Army of New Orleans received a 1,000 “disaster kits” from generous retailer Best Buy.

The kits, designed to provide connectivity during times of crisis, contain a Rocketfish mobile charger, Energizer batteries AA and AAA, an Energizer flashlight with batteries, and a light stick – all products of Best Buy.

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What Does “Be Prepared” Mean For Faith-Based Disaster Services?

Thursday, September 27, 2012
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Be Prepared first entered my mind through a Boy Scout manual, and at the time, the phrase played well with the black & white adventures I encountered on our first television set. I learned that if I was ever going to co-pilot for Sky King, hunt with Daniel Boone, or ride beside Marshall Dillon, I would have to be prepared.

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2012 Online Annual Report Now Available

Monday, September 24, 2012
Read our latest Online Annual Report at

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future” (Jer. 29:11).

This verse from Jeremiah is the foundation for The Salvation Army’s 2012 Online Annual Report’s theme, “Hope and Future”, now available at

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SA Mobile Kitchens Deployed to New Orleans & Slidell, LA

Monday, September 3, 2012

Thanks to the generosity and prayers of our supporters – such as BP, AmeriCares, local businesses, and donors from across the country – we are continuing to provide shelter, food, hydration, and emotional and spiritual care to residents in the Gulf Coast following Tropical Storm Isaac’s arrival almost one week ago.

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Video: A Brief Overview Of Our Services At The Gulf Coast

Saturday, September 1, 2012

If you would like to support our relief efforts in the Gulf Coast, you can donate online at

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Isaac Update: A Donation from BP & A Thankful Community

Friday, August 31, 2012
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The Salvation Army is so thankful for BP’s generous donation of $400,000 given in support of our Gulf Coast relief efforts. The company’s gift will allow The Salvation Army to continue meeting the physical, spiritual and unique needs of those suffering in the aftermath of this disaster.

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Isaac Updates, Where We Are Serving

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Throughout its trek northward since making landfall on Louisiana’s coastline Tuesday night, Hurricane Isaac has dumped more than a foot of water in some places and created substantial…

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Mobilized to Serve, Providing Shelter Along Gulf Coast

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

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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