The Salvation Army To Manage Supplies Distribution At Community Recovery Center

September 27, 2018
Lindsay Crossland | lindsay.crossland@uss.salvationarmy.org | (727) 403-7766

The Salvation Army To Manage Supplies Distribution At Community Recovery Center

Wilmington, NC (September 27, 2018) - In partnership with New Hanover County, The Salvation Army will distribute relief supplies to Wilmington and Cape Fear area residents impacted by Hurricane Florence. To receive supplies, residents can pick up a voucher at the Community Recovery Resource Center located at the former Sears store at Independence Mall in Wilmington.

The resource center will house federal, state, and local agencies that are providing relief services, including Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP), FEMA Disaster Recovery, and area non-profits.

"The Salvation Army is honored to assist in managing the distribution of supplies in partnership with New Hanover County," says Major Mark Craddock, Administrator for The Salvation Army in the Cape Fear region. “The center will provide a variety of items needed by those impacted by the storm such as clean-up kits, food boxes, and infant items.”

Those wishing to volunteer to assist with distribution can e-mail wlm.imt.vol@gmail.com or see details posted to The Salvation Army of Cape Fear’s Facebook page.

As of September 26, The Salvation Army has provided the following to those impacted by Hurricane Florence in the Wilmington/Cape Fear region:

  • Meals: 124,466
  • Drinks: 76,812
  • Snacks: 61,736
  • Spiritual and Emotional Care: 5,568
  • Clean-up Kits: 283
  • Comfort/Hygiene Kits: 599

Additional location details and hours of operation for the Community Recovery Resource Center are available at www.EmegencyNHC.com.

How to Help
The best way to help after a disaster is to make a financial donation. Monetary donations allow disaster responders to immediately meet the specific needs of disaster survivors as the situation continues to be assessed.

Online: www.HelpSalvationArmy.org

Donate by phone: 1-800-SAL-ARMY

Mail checks to: The Salvation Army, P.O. BOX 1959, Atlanta, GA 30301

Please designate '2018 Hurricane Season - Florence' on all checks.

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