Salvation Army Deploying For Hurricane Irma
The Salvation Army’s national network of trained disaster staff and volunteers have been deployed to several locations to provide food, hydration, clean-up kits, hygiene supplies, and emotional and spiritual care to first responders and survivors. Multiple staging and logistical centers have been established throughout southeastern and Gulf Coast states.
Disaster relief services provided to date for Hurricanes Harvey and Irma:
- Deployed 110 mobile feeding units. Each mobile feeding unit can serve up to 1,500 meals per day
- Set up 2 field kitchens. Each field kitchen can serve up to 15,000 meals per day
- Served 315,425 meals
- Distributed 6,309 food boxes
- Served 457,651 drinks
- Distributed 8,989 comfort kits
- Distributed 2,826 clean-up kits
- Provided 62,814 hours of employee and volunteer service
- Served 343,700 snacks
- Provided emotional and spiritual care to 21,926 first responders and survivors
The Salvation Army will be on site to help the millions affected by Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma for as long as they’re in need.
The Salvation Army Northern New England Division, headquartered in Portland, Maine has a network of internal volunteers that are on stand-by if needed to deploy to disaster areas.
If you would like to support The Salvation Army’s efforts in assisting those affected, monetary contributions are the most effective way to purchase what disaster survivors need.
To contribute to The Salvation Army’s Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma disaster relief efforts, visit HelpSalvationArmy.org, call 1-800-SAL-ARMY, or text “STORM” to 51555.
Also you may mail checks to: The Salvation Army P.O. BOX 1959 Atlanta, GA 30301. Please designate 'Hurricane Harvey and or Irma on all checks.
100 percent of designated gifts will be used in support of those affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.