The Salvation Army Responds to Sunday's Tornado Outbreak in Lee County, Alabama

March 03, 2019
Daphne Nabors | daphne.nabors@uss.salvationarmy.org

The Salvation Army Responds to Sunday's Tornado Outbreak in Lee County, Alabama

Lee County, AL (March 3, 2019)— The Salvation Army Lee County Service Center has activated to respond to a tornado outbreak which has resulted in much destruction to include a number of injuries and deaths in Lee County, Alabama. Thus far, the Service Center has provided 200 meals to first responders. 

“We stand ready to provide hope and comfort to this community which has lost so much in this devastating storm,” said Terry Lightheart, Divisional Director of Emergency Disaster Services for The Salvation Army Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi Division.

An Incident Command Team and four mobile feeding units from Anniston, Birmingham and Montgomery will deploy to the the area tomorrow morning to provide hot meals, snacks, beverages and emotional and spiritual care to first responders and residents throughout the county. 

To donate to The Salvation Army’s relief efforts, go to helpsalvationarmy.org .

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