The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services units aid communities on Kauai

April 16, 2018
David Sayre | david@sayrepr.com | (808) 221-5025

Lihue, Kauai, HI (April 16, 2018) – With the recent heavy rains and flooding in various communities on Kauai, The Salvation Army – Hawaiian & Pacific Islands Division today announced that they will provide meals on Kauai along with cleanup items and emotional and spiritual relief as needed. The Salvation Army is part of a team of agencies providing assistance during events and works closely with the Hawaii Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD) chapter.

“Our team will be conducting needs assessments today in northeastern Kauai communities in order to get a better idea about specific needs and to provide emotional and spiritual relief,” said Lt. Micheal Stack, Divisional Youth & Mens Ministry Secretary and Emergency Disaster Services Coordinator for The Salvation Army – Hawaiian & Pacific Islands Division. “During emergencies, the best way the public can help is to provide monetary donations which allows the delivery of the exact relief supplies a community needs. Plus, The Salvation Army uses one-hundred percent of all donations designated ‘disaster relief’ in support of disaster operations.” 

Online donations may be made at hawaii.salvationarmy.org/hawaii/eds or by calling The Salvation Army Hawaiian & Pacific Islands Divisional Headquarters at 808-988-2136.

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About The Salvation Army – Hawaiian & Pacific Islands Division
The Salvation Army – Hawaiian & Pacific Islands Division covers the state of Hawaii and the Pacific Islands including Guam, Republic of the Marshall Islands and The Federated States of Micronesia. The Division offers a wide variety of programs throughout the islands including: adult day health services; affordable senior housing; at-risk youth services and housing; camp & conference center; family stores; food distribution and feeding programs; homeless services; The Kroc Center – Hawaii’s largest community center; preschools & day care services; social services – emergency assistance; substance abuse treatment; and work therapy & rehabilitation services. For more information, call 808-988-2136, visit www.hawaii.salvationarmy.org, or follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

 

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