Continued disaster service relief in Tennessee

[Nashville, TN] (May 10th, 2024) The Salvation Army is deploying today to assist survivors from this past Wednesday’s tornado. They will be serving meals to first responders and survivors as well as offering emotional and spiritual care to any who need it.

“We received the request to assist yesterday evening and we immediately began coordinating staff and resources so we could be in Columbia this morning to serve breakfast from our mobile canteen. We are planning to serve three meals a day and will continue to serve until the need is met. Our prayers are with those who were affected by the storm and those who have been tirelessly conducting search and rescue efforts to locate any still missing,” Captain Philip Canning, Incident Commander for The Salvation Army in Nashville.

[Nashville, TN] (May 11th, 2024) – The Salvation Army is continuing service today to assist survivors from this past Wednesday’s tornado. Hot meals will be served from their mobile kitchen at the Tornado Hub at Randolph Howell Elementary as well as taken out into the hardest hit areas of the community on their roving meal unit. Salvation Army officers and staff will also be offering emotional and spiritual care to any who need it.

“We are privileged to serve alongside all the other wonderful groups coming together to help our neighbors recover. Our teams not only provide those basic needs of a good meal and cold drink, but also that ear to hear, shoulder to lean on, and arms to hug as survivors start the process of rebuilding,” Captain Philip Canning, Incident Commander for The Salvation Army in Nashville.

[Nashville, TN] (May 12th, 2024) – The Salvation Army is adjusting service today to assist survivors from this past Wednesday’s tornado. Breakfast and lunch meals will be served from their mobile kitchen at the Tornado Hub at Randolph Howell Elementary as well as taken out into the hardest hit areas of the community on their roving meal unit. Salvation Army officers and staff will also be offering emotional and spiritual care to any who need it. Snacks and drinks will be available throughout the day as well.

“As with any disaster, we adjust our service to meet the needs of the community while being good stewards of the resources provided to us through the support of our donors. We will continue to serve and support the Maury County community with hot meals and emotional & spiritual support until the need is fully being met.” Captain Philip Canning, Incident Commander for The Salvation Army in Nashville.

As of Saturday, The Salvation Army provided:

Meals – 423
Drinks – 429
Snacks – 146
Emotional & Spiritual Care Connections – 24

 

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