As one of many Salvation Army recovery projects, Ofunato's shopping center is a new hub of trade and commerce after the disaster wiped out this town's commercial district.

Japan One Year Later: Looking Ahead

Sunday, March 11, 2012

Today marks the one-year anniversary of the record-breaking earthquake and tsunami that struck the coast of Japan and devastated a nation. Wiping out entire communities along the Pacific coast, the disaster took approximately 16,000 lives throughout its course of destruction. Over the last year and fueled by your support, The Salvation Army has been honored to help the communities of this great nation build again.

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Japan: One Year Later

Thursday, March 8, 2012

Through my experience with The Salvation Army, I’ve witnessed first-hand how much goes into emergency recovery responses, and that the response is not just contained to the first few days or weeks, or indeed, until the media moves onto another story.

Recovery efforts continue well into the weeks, months, and sometimes years ahead – until families are back on their feet, shops are reopened, school bells ring, or until a new normal is established. I

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Tuesday, March 6, 2012

You can help feed the hungry by the click of a button.

As part of Minnesota’s annual FoodShare campaign, the largest food drive in the state, The Salvation Army’s Northern Division is asking that you ‘Like’ their Facebook page. For every new fan on Facebook, one meal will be donated to a hungry Minnesotan.

Providing emotional and spiritual care for a family in need. Courtesy of https://www.facebook.com/TheSalvationArmyChattanooga

Day Three: Updates from IN, KY & TN

Monday, March 5, 2012

The Salvation Army is serving in several states following the weekend’s violent weather that killed 39 people, injured many, and destroyed communities throughout the Midwest and South.

As a reminder that spring has yet to arrive, residents in Indiana and Kentucky – who endured an EF-4 tornado on Friday – are now suffering cold weather and snow while they work to restore what’s left of their homes.