April 2011 Tornadoes — Fast Facts

Published by Territorial Headquarters,
Communications Bureau
Community Relations & Development Department, Atlanta, Georgia

The Salvation Army responded immediately following major tornado activity in Alabama, Georgia and Tennessee, serving the immediate needs of survivors by providing shelter, food, water, ice, cleaning supplies, baby supplies, and hygiene products. The following information represents the Southern Territory’s fifteen states and the District of Columbia.

• The Salvation Army has served 86,000 hot meals, 260,000 sandwiches, snacks & drinks.
• The Salvation Army has provided over 54 Mobile Feeding Units (Canteens), is about to deploy 1 Field Kitchen, capable of producing 20,000 hot meals per day; has deployed 1 Shower Unit and 2 Satellite Communications trailers.
• The Salvation Army is distributing food boxes (groceries), baby supplies (diapers & formula) and general hygiene products (soap, shampoo etc.)
• The Salvation Army has ministered through its Pastoral Care to 3,233 individuals.
• The Salvation Army has begun helping with Social Services Cases.
• Salvation Army officers, employees and volunteers have served a total of 10,000+ hours.

Please note: All inquiries for gifts in kind should apply through www.disaster.salvationarmyusa.org.

Donation totals:

As of May 1, 2011 The Salvation Army USA Southern Territory reports the following totals:

Internet: $334,511.00
Telephone: $114,477.00
Other: $920.00

TOTAL: $449,908.00

The Salvation Army is grateful to the public for their continued support.

Find us on the following Social Media sites:

Facebook: Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services

Youtube.com/salarmyeds

Twitter:
@salarmyEDS @salvationarmyus @southern_spirit
@BhamSALVARMY @salarmyalm @tsacleveland
@SalArmyChattown