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It’s National Volunteer Week!

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

This week (April 15-21) is National Volunteer Week, a time to recognize volunteers and encourage people of all ages to seek out creative ways to get involved in their communities.

The Salvation Army is sending a gigantic “Thank You!” to all of our faithful volunteers. We truly cannot Do the Most Good for those in the most need without the whopping 3,400,000 volunteers that help us annually!

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Aiding Storm-Ravaged Communities in KS, IA, & OK

Monday, April 16, 2012

After more than 100 tornadoes passed through Midwest and Plains states within a 24 hour stretch this past weekend, The Salvation Army remains on the scenes of some of the most ravaged towns to help storm survivors pick up the pieces.

Working out of mobile feeding unit bases, The Salvation Army is currently aiding residents in the towns of Wichita, Kansas; Creston, Iowa; Thurman, Iowa; and Woodward, Oklahoma.

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Honoring Excellence in Social Service

Monday, April 16, 2012

Ready for Mission, Equipped for Service That was the theme of The Salvation Army‘s National Social Services and Disaster Management Conference that was held last month in Phoenix. The…

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EDS Teams Deployed to Woodward, Oklahoma

Sunday, April 15, 2012

The Salvation Army is responding to an outbreak of tornadoes that tore through the Midwest and Plains areas last night and early this morning. In Oklahoma, five lives were taken and at least 29 injuries were reported. The brunt of the storm’s force was felt in Woodward, OK where high winds damaged homes, toppled trees and destroyed power lines.