Thank You, Best Buy!

Monday, October 1, 2012
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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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Salvation Army Today, September 6!

Thursday, September 6, 2012

This week’s video, brought to you by The Salvation Army Southern Territory, covers The Salvation Army’s relief efforts in response to Hurricane Isaac, responding to the earthquake in…

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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 www.SalvationArmyUSA.org.

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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
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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
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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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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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