Salvation Army Continues to Serve Houston after Harvey

September 04, 2017
Karen Yoho | karen.yoho@uss.salvationarmy.org | (202) 577-3143

Salvation Army Continues to Serve Houston after Harvey

Houston, Texas (September 4, 2017) – The efforts of The Salvation Army in the Greater Houston Area have shifted to recovery, with The Salvation Army providing shelter and staffing mobile feeding units throughout the Greater Houston Area. Workers from across the United States and Canada continue to serve in Houston supporting efforts in the affected area.

Thirty-five (35) mobile kitchens and response teams, with an average capacity to serve 1,000 meals each day, continue to provide hot meals, snacks, and hydration to Hurricane Harvey survivors, in addition to cleaning kits and other supplies.

The following Salvation Army locations continue to provide emergency shelter to families and individuals who have evacuated their homes:

  • Harbor Light Center: 2407 N Main St, Houston, TX 77009
  • Sally’s House: 1717 Congress Ave, Houston, TX 77002
  • Family Residence: 1603 McGowen St, Houston, TX 77004

In the Greater Houston Area, The Salvation Army has provided:

  • Meals
    • 90,100 meals
    • 57,5782 snacks
    • 38,252 drinks
  • Emotional & Spiritual Care
    • 2,984 spiritual care contacts
  • Service Units
    • 30 mobile feeding units
  • Donations Management and Distribution
    • 2,064 comfort/hygiene kits (per kit)
    • 96 infant supplies
    • 580 blankets
    • 2,064 clothing
    • 1,570 food boxes

Donations to support the relief work of The Salvation Army can be made online at www.helpsalvationarmy.org, by phone at 1-800-SAL-ARMY, by texting STORM to 51555, or by check (designated “Hurricane Harvey”) mailed to PO BOX 1959, Atlanta, GA 30301

For more information about The Salvation Army of Greater Houston’s efforts regarding Hurricane Harvey, follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SalvationArmyHouston.

About The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army annually helps more than 23 million Americans overcome poverty, addiction, and economic hardships through a range of social services. By providing food for the hungry, emergency relief for disaster survivors, rehabilitation for those suffering from drug and alcohol abuse, and clothing and shelter for people in need, The Salvation Army is doing the most good at 7,600 centers of operation around the country. In the first-ever listing of “America’s Favorite Charities” by The Chronicle of Philanthropy, The Salvation Army ranked as the country’s largest privately funded, direct-service nonprofit. For more information, visit www.SalvationArmyUSA.org. Follow us on Twitter @SalvationArmyUS and #DoingTheMostGood.

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