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
courtesy of Bob McMillan/FEMA Photo

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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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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Send a “Blessing” to MN Flood Survivors

Thursday, July 12, 2012
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Three weeks following the worst flash flooding disaster in more than a century, residents and local governments from Northeastern Minnesota are continuing to pick up the pieces and determine…

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Update & Pictures: Salvation Army Continues Aid in Colorado

Monday, July 9, 2012
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The ten major fires burning west of Colorado Springs since June 23 have been contained or are on their way to full containment with help from a welcomed…

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Sam’s Clubs Donates Water to Heat Relief Program

Friday, July 6, 2012
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The Salvation Army DFW Metroplex Command in Dallas received a donation of 19 pallets of bottled water from Sam’s Clubs for the heat relief program there. The water will…

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SA Reinforcements Called to Serve CO Wildfire Survivors

Tuesday, July 3, 2012
The Salvation Army's Territorial Commander for the Western United States, Commissioner James Knaggs (third from left, back row), made a special visit to Colorado Springs to survey relief operations and areas devastated by the recent Waldo Canyon Fires. Here, Commissioner Knaggs offers a prayer of support to those who will continue to offer relief and aid to the many families displaced by this fire. (courtesy of www.facebook.com/imsalvationarmy)

Since the start of the Waldo Canyon wildfire in Colorado Springs, CO, The Salvation Army has been striving to meet the needs of survivors, emergency response personnel and…

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Post-Weekend Storms: Serving MD & WV

Monday, July 2, 2012
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Residents of Maryland and West Virginia are still suffering in the aftermath of the super derecho that swept through this past weekend. The widespread storm caused power outages…

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