Remains of Ike Felt in Indiana

What was left of Hurricane Ike hit Southern Indiana late Sunday afternoon. Straight line winds and heavy rains caused widespread damage, leaving nearly 100,000 homes without power. When the storms died down, Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Serivce workers in Evansville, Madison, and New Albany began serving victims in the surrounding […]

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Ike Response Efforts Continue

TEXAS – Reports are coming in from areas hit hard by Hurricane Ike, including The Salvation Army of Beaumont, which buildings have suffered damage due to the storm. The Salvation Army Disaster Warehouse in Beaumont had two bay doors and several windows blown in from the powerful winds. While there […]

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Salvation Army Deploys with Strike Teams

The state of Texas has requested that The Salvation Army provide 3 canteen units to accompany 3 “State Strike Force” teams that will move into Beaumont, Lufkin and Galveston tomorrow morning. These strike force teams consist of military, state incident commands and other first responder/emergency workers. The canteens will provide […]

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Salvation Army Prepares for Ike

Though Hurricane Ike has yet to make landfall on the Texas coast, The Salvation Army already has been hard at work at Kelly Air Force Base in San Antonio, preparing hot meals for first responders and bus drivers who are readying for evacuations and recovery efforts. Salvation Army feeding began […]

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