Salvation Army Support Continues in Greensboro, North Carolina

April 20, 2018
Shelley Henderson | shelley.henderson@uss.salvationarmy.org

Salvation Army Support Continues in Greensboro, North Carolina

Greensboro, N.C. (April 20, 2018) – The city of Greensboro, North Carolina is still cleaning up from the tornado that touched down in multiple locations on Sunday, April 15. More than 320 structures were damaged in the storm; more than half of the structures were destroyed or sustained major damage. The Salvation Army of Greensboro continues outreach with meals and emotional and spiritual care support, and standing by to address the unmet needs of the community.

“There is great need of help for the affected families and the community is responding in a wonderful way with resources,” said Major Don Vick of The Salvation Army of Greensboro. “The Salvation Army is coordinating with local government officials to ensure quick and effective service to our hurting neighbors.” 

The Salvation Army has served more than 1,300 meals, 1,600 drinks, and has provided emotional and spiritual care to twelve people. The Salvation Army is working with government officials as well as other partners to coordinate additional service.

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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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