Emergency Disaster Service Volunteers On Standby in Nashville

For Immediate Release
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Emergency Disaster Service Volunteers from The Salvation Army On Standby
The Nashville Area Command Has Staff and Volunteers on Standby to Respond to Severe Storms Approaching the Middle Tennessee Area

(NASHVILLE, TN), APRIL 28, 2014 — While Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Service (EDS) workers respond in Arkansas and Oklahoma, The Salvation Army – Nashville Area Command is on standby to provide relief in the Metro Nashville area should the need arise. An EDS group from Nashville could also be dispatched to relieve crews already on the ground in Arkansas and Oklahoma as relief efforts unfold.
Several warnings and watches are currently underway across the state of Tennessee. The Salvation Army will be prepared to provide care and compassion to those affected by storms as well as provide food and hydration. Please pray for all of those affected by storms today across multiple states in the Central United States.

Monetary donations are the most critical need as supplies and personnel are mobilized.

  • Donors are encouraged to give online at www.SalvationArmyUSA.org or by calling 1-800-SAL-ARMY (1-800-725-2769).
  • You can also text the word “STORM” to 80888 to make a $10 donation through your mobile phone; to confirm your gift, respond with the word “Yes.”*
  • https://donate.salvationarmyusa.org/uss/arkansastornados
  • Donations in the form of checks designated to ARKANSAS Tornado Relief may also be mailed to:
    The Salvation Army
    PO Box 738
    North Little Rock, AR 72115-0738

Your donations make a real difference.






About Nashville Area Command:
The Salvation Army, a faith-based non-profit serving Nashville since 1890, extends assistance to individuals and families in greatest need, enabling them to lift themselves from crisis to stability. Nearly 40,000 individuals in the Nashville community receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through a broad array of social services that range from emergency services, disaster relief for victims, outreach to the elderly and ill, transitional housing for the homeless, opportunities for underprivileged children, Angel Tree Christmas assistance and much more. 82 cents of every dollar spent is used to directly support our programs and services in our community. For more information, go to www.salvationarmynashville.org.

About The Salvation Army, International:
The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.