• Cynthia Fuller

The Salvation Army Continues to Serve in Central Arkansas Tornado Recovery Efforts

Little Rock AR (April 10, 2022). In the aftermath of the devastating tornadoes that hit the City of Little Rock and surrounding areas, The Salvation Army has been providing support to those who have been impacted the most.  The organization remains dedicated to serving the community, providing food, hydration, and emotional and spiritual care to those who are hurting after the storms.

At a hard-hit apartment complex and around the Amboy neighborhoods in North Little Rock, The Salvation Army has been instrumental in helping residents cope with the aftermath of the storm.  Many people have been without power for over 10 days, but The Salvation Army has been there to provide much-needed relief.

Veronica, a resident in the affected area, expressed her gratitude towards The Salvation Army, stating that they are “angels of mercy.”  She further added, “Thank you for your help, support, and service. All the food has been delicious and savory.”

Another resident, Patricia, also known as ‘Ms. Birdie,’ expressed her appreciation for the hot meals provided by The Salvation Army.  Linda, stated “it was a blessing to be served and not forgotten.”

The Salvation Army remains devoted to supporting those affected by the tornadoes and is actively working towards providing relief to those who need it the most.  The organization urges the community to come together and support their efforts in any way possible.

Since a tornado tore through parts of Arkansas on March 31, The Salvation Army has provided 19,626 meals, 8,500 drinks, 13,969 snacks, and provided emotional and spiritual care to 872 indivduals.

For more information on how to support The Salvation Army’s disaster relief efforts, or to help with the disaster response, financial donations can be made at www.helpsalvationarmyusa.org or by calling 1-800-SAL-ARMY to support response efforts. The Salvation Army is encouraging monetary donations in lieu of in-kind donations currently. For the latest Salvation Army disaster information please go
to www.disaster.salvationarmyusa.org. Future updates can be found on our social media pages www.facebook.com/SalArmyAOK and www.twitter.com/SalArmyAOKEDS.