The Salvation Army Partners with FEMA in Georgia

October 22, 2018
Michelle Hartfield |

The Salvation Army Partners with FEMA in Georgia

COLQUITT, GA (October 22, 2018) — The Salvation Army in southern Georgia has teamed up with FEMA at various Disaster Recovery Centers in the region. FEMA agents canvass the nearby neighborhoods to make sure every household with damage receives necessary information. These affected households can then visit the Recovery Centers to check on the status of their claims, turn in updated paperwork, or ask any questions they might have.

While at a FEMA center, they can also visit The Salvation Army canteen operating in the parking lot. Serving hot mails and distributing hygiene kits, cases of water, and boxes of non-perishable food, the canteens address pressing needs created by the storm.

When asked about the partnership, Captain Claudia Reseno said, “It helps the families and community so much to have one stop to access help for their house repairs and meet their immediate need for food.” Additionally, it allows The Salvation Army staff to better direct those in needs to the other agencies that can provide aid.  

How to Help:
The best way to help survivors and relief workers is to make a financial contribution. Monetary donations allow disaster responders to immediately meet the specific needs of disaster survivors.

  • Donate by phone: 1-800-SAL-ARMY (1-800-725-2769)
  • Donate by mail: The Salvation Army, PO Box 1959, Atlanta, GA 30301
    • Please designate ‘2018 Hurricanes – Michael’ on all checks
  •  Donate online:

 Donate by text: Text STORM to 51555 to receive a donation link for easy mobile giving.

About The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army annually helps more than 30 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 Follow us on Twitter @SalvationArmyUS and #DoingTheMostGood.

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