Salvation Army Western Division Seeks More Volunteers for Flood Relief Support Efforts

Mar 16, 2019

Hundreds of Salvation Army volunteers, officers and staff are working throughout a nearly 200-mile-long corridor of the three-state Western Division as flooding continues to affect the area, but more volunteers are still needed.    

In Omaha—Staff have set up a donation center at the old Canfield's near 84th & Center.  It's open Saturday, March 16, until 7 P.M. and Sunday, March 17,  from noon to 7 P.M. Donations of flood cleanup and relief items such as shovels, masks, disinfectant, tarps, bottled water and sports drinks are being accepted  PLUS:  More volunteers are needed!  Sign up at 402-898-6050 or online on our volunteer "Register to Ring" page. 

In Fremont—While access to the town from the outside has been shut down, Salvation Army teams are there supporting local flood relief efforts—including providing pastoral care as needed. The Salvation Army is set to provide food and refreshments as well.

In Norfolk—Officers, staff and volunteers have been responding to needs both in Norfolk and in nearby communities, such as Osmond, where they provided approximately 250 meals and also distributed flood cleanup kits.

In Sioux City—Staff continue flood relief work in nearby communities; their work has included bringing toys to flood-affected families with children. They are also working to prepare a mobile food pantry to distribute food across a larger area around their base of operations in Sioux City.

In Sioux Falls—As of Saturday, March 16, the team has 200 flood cleanup kits available for anyone in need.

Those who wish to make a monetary donation to support flood relief efforts can do so by visiting The Salvation Army's flood relief page. 


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