The Salvation Army Serving Meals Across The Florida Panhandle

October 12, 2018
Lindsay Crossland | lindsay.crossland@uss.salvationarmy.org

The Salvation Army Serving Meals Across The Florida Panhandle

PANAMA CITY, FL (October 12, 2018) – As debris is cleared from roadways, The Salvation Army is moving into the areas most impacted by Hurricane Michael to begin assessing needs and providing service.

In partnership with Operation BBQ Relief, The Salvation Army has established a service site in Panama City Beach that will help provide meals and much-needed supplies throughout the surrounding counties.

“We’ve deployed a bunkhouse and shower trailer to support staff and volunteers that are beginning service delivery,” says Steven Hartsook, Director of Emergency Disaster Services for The Salvation Army. “Because of the improved conditions of roadways, our relief teams can start entering areas and serving meals.”

The Salvation Army is working with corporate partners to establish communications in Panama City that will help facilitate operations and service.

More than 40 Salvation Army mobile feeding kitchens are committed to serve in locations throughout Panama City, Tallahassee, and the surrounding areas. Each unit can serve 500 to1,500 meals per day.

To make a financial gift to support Hurricane Michael relief efforts:

  • Donate by phone: 1-800-SAL-ARMY (1-800-725-2769)
  • Donate by mail: The Salvation Army, PO Box 1959, Atlanta, GA
    • Please designate ‘2018 Hurricanes – Michael’ on all checks
  • Donate online: www.HelpSalvationArmy.org
  • Donate by text: Text STORM to 51555 to receive a donation link for easy mobile giving
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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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