Salvation Army Continues Relief Efforts in the Carolinas

Sep 21, 2018

More than 1.100 Salvation Army officers, staff and volunteers are working in the Carolinas to care for those impacted by Hurricane Florence.

In response, the Army has provided:

  • 125,500 meals
  • 108,000 drinks
  • 51,000 snacks
  • 600 food boxes
  • 396 comfort kits
  • Emotional and spiritual care for 9,100 individuals
  • 36,700 hours of service

The impacts from Florence continue to unfold across the Carolinas as catastrophic river flooding remains the concern. Some rivers are expected to remain in major flood stage into next week.

The Salvation Army is serving in the following areas:

  • Washington, NC
  • Fayetteville, NC
  • Greenville, NC
  • Goldsboro, NC
  • Kinston, NC
  • Jacksonville, NC
  • Morehead City, NC
  • New Bern, NC
  • Wilmington, NC
  • Conway, SC
  • Florence, SC
  • Georgetown, SC
  • Horry County, SC

In times of disaster, the best way to help survivors and relief workers is to make a financial contribution. Monetary donations allow disaster responders to immediately meet the specific needs of disaster survivors.
How to help:

Donate by phone: 1-800-SAL-ARMY
Mail checks to: The Salvation Army, P.O. BOX 1959, Atlanta, GA 30301
Please designate '2018 Hurricane Season - Florence' on all checks.
To receive a donation link via text: Text STORM to 51555
You can now use ALEXA to donate to The Salvation Army Hurricane Florence Relief. It’s easy!
Just say, “Hey Alexa, make a donation to The Salvation Army!”

To support The Salvation Army’s Hurricane Florence relief efforts, visit For updates on The Salvation Army’s emergency disaster response efforts, visit


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