Officers, Staff, and Volunteers in Action Across Eastern Nebraska and Western Iowa

March 18, 2019
Todd Andrews | | (402) 913-6902


The Salvation Army Western Division was at work again Monday in flood-damaged communities across eastern Nebraska and western Iowa.  Following is a breakdown of some of the flood-relief support activities in which our officers, staff, and volunteers were participating today:

In Omaha—The flood-relief-items donation center at the old Canfield's near 84th & Center continued operations today (noon to 6 P.M.); it will be open from noon-6 P.M. through Friday, March 22.  We would truly appreciate continued donations of flood-cleanup supplies, including:

  • Mops
  • Buckets
  • Work gloves
  • Rakes
  • Shovels
  • Bleach
  • Household cleaning items

PLUS:  Kroc Center Omaha staff are serving three meals per day at the flood-relief shelter at Calvary Church in Bellevue.

In Sioux City—Officers and staff have been serving three meals a day to people in flood-damaged areas around the Sioux City area, while also providing emotional and spiritual care, as well.

In Fremont—The team there is assisting with food service efforts at various local shelters, helping people affected by the floods.  Among those efforts, they served some 500 people at lunchtime.

In Norfolk—Among other work, staff helped people affected by flooding to find short-term housing.

The Salvation Army is seeking volunteers to assist with flood-relief efforts—and donations to support flood-relief efforts.  To volunteer:  go to or call 402-898-6050.  To donate: go to and click on the ‘Donate Now’ button. 

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The Salvation Army, established in London in 1865, has been supporting those in need without discrimination for more than 135 years in the U.S. More than 25 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through a range of social services: food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless, and opportunities for underprivileged children. The Salvation Army tracks the level of need across the country with the Human Needs Index ( The Salvation Army has served survivors of every major national disaster since 1900. The Salvation Army does not place an administrative fee on disaster donations. During emergency disasters, 100 percent of designated gifts are used to support specific relief efforts. For more information, go to or follow on Twitter @SalvationArmyUS.

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