The Salvation Army of Cadillac - Responds to COVID-19 Pandemic
CADILLAC, MI (24 March 2020) — With COVID-19, an unprecedented national emergency, increasing rapidly in communities across the country, The Salvation Army Cadillac, MI has significantly amplified its preparation for this evoloving outbreak, and has ramped up efforts to mitigate the spread of the virus and ensure service, especially among vulnerable populations.
While everyone is being impacted by this coronavirus pandemic, one in six people living in poverty can be severely impacted. Several industries are at risk of financial hardship, such as travel and hospitality. The Salvation Army Cadillac, MI, anticipates a significant increase in emergency assistance for low-wage employees who may be temporarily laid off due to the coronavirus. Types of support include rent/mortgage, utility, and food assistance.
Ensuring the safety of those who depend on Salvation Army programs and services, along with the safety of staff and volunteers, is of utmost priority. Across the country, the organization is working with health officials at the local, state, and federal levels – including participating in situation-awareness calls with federal partners such as FEMA, CDC, DHS, and HHS.
Specific efforts in Cadillac, MI, include:
- Food Pantry Assistance - Monday – Friday, 1pm – 2:30pm, or by appointment.
- Rental Assistance applications by phone, fax and email.
- Utility Assistance applications by phone, fax and email.
- Our office remains open 10am – 3pm Monday – Friday with limited building access to assist with physical distancing requirements.
The Salvation Army Cadillac, MI, needs support to be able to continue to provide needed services throughout this pandemic. Support our efforts financially by clicking the link below.