Two Salvation Army Chaplains To Aid In Nebraska Flood Relief

Apr 5, 2019


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Two Salvation Army Chaplains To Aid In Nebraska Flood Relief

WAUWATOSA - The Salvation Army will deploy two chaplains from Wisconsin to Omaha, Nebraska on Saturday, April 6. 

Chaplains Marcine Spoke and Carol Knox will be responsible for providing emotional and spiritual care to those affected by heavy flooding in the region. 

A group of chaplains will gather at 8:45 a.m. Saturday at The Salvation Army of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan's Divisional Headquarters, 11315 W. Watertown Plank Rd. in Wauwatosa, to send them off in prayer.

The Salvation Army of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan also deployed four volunteers this past Monday.

As a whole, The Salvation Army is set to enter its third week of flood relief work in the region. Service totals through Thursday, March 28 include:  

  • 20,000 meals served
  • 23,200 drinks served
  • 18,300 snacks served
  • 11,600 other items delivered (including flood-cleanup kits)
  • 9,750 volunteer hours worked

 

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About The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination since 1865. Nearly 33 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadest array of social services that range from providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless and opportunities for underprivileged children. The Salvation Army tracks the level of need across the country with the Human Needs Index (Human NeedsIndex.org). 


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