Released 11 May 2010
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Brings Hope and Inspiration to Officers, Staff,
Nashville, TN – As The Salvation Army’s relief
efforts move into the second week and into a short-term recovery phase,
National Salvation Army week (May 10th -16th,), as
declared by President Eisenhower back in 1954, lifts the spirits in officers,
staff and volunteers, bringing hope and inspiration to others served by flood
Nashville Salvation Army had big plans to have our famous doughnut lassie serve
doughnuts at the Tuesday morning Breakfast Brigade and a volunteer appreciation
event on Thursday– all festivities have since been rescheduled so the
organization can focus on what it does best…to meet human need in His name.
The Salvation Army will continue the following
services as of May 11th, 2010 (Please visit our website for updated
Food and Water Mobile Feeding Units are providing food and
water in several of the hardest hit areas. (*indicates open to the public)
- Citadel Corps, Neelys Bend Rd., Madison*
- Richards Mobile Homes, Antioch*
- Ashland City – Roving*
- Harpeth Middle School
- Egyptians Church
- Breakfast Brigade, East Nashville Coop, Nashville
Sunday evening May 9th, crews had served over 8,968 meals, 12,170 beverages,
6,707 Snacks and spiritual and emotional care to 606 individuals.
Emergency Assistance Anyone who needs emergency assistance is encouraged to stop by one of the
below centers. The Salvation Army is
offering food boxes, personal comfort kits (including toiletry) and hygiene
items and cleaning kits. Our main
location for material and financial assistance is located at 611 Stockell Street, Nashville, TN 37207. Call 255-0554 for more information.
· Magness-Potter Community
Center, 611 Stockell Street, Nashville 37207 Hours: 9-5 p.m.
· Madison Citadel Corps, 425 Neelys Bend Rd, Madison 37115 Hours: M-F 9-4;
· Murfreesboro Corps, 1137 West Main St,
· Hispanic Corps, Serving East Nashville and Antioch Area 37209 – Roving
· Laotian Corps, Serving Antioch Area - Roving
Ways to Help The best way to help is with a monetary gift. Gifts may be made online
at www.SalArmy-Nasvhille.org or checks may be mailed to The Salvation Army, P.O. Box 78625, Nashville,
You may also make a text donations by texting the word “FLOOD” to 90999 and a
$10.00 donation will be made to the local Salvation Army.
The Salvation Army
is accepting cases of bottled water, NEW socks, underwear, t-shirts, hygiene kits for men or women, and supplies for
clean-up kits which include: mop, broom, work gloves, mask, sponge, squeegee,
scrub brush, rubber gloves, bleach, all-purpose cleaner, trash bags and paper
towels. Please DO NOT drop off used clothing items at this time.
Donation Drop Off
- Magness Potter, 611 Stockell St. Nashville Hours: 9 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
- Citadel Corps, 425 Neelys Bend Rd, Madison Hours 10 a.m. – 7p.m.
- Murfreesboro Corps, 1137 West Main St., Murfreesboro 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
- Mix 92.9 Event Cools Spring Galleria this
weekend see details below
- Best One Tire Stores in Brentwood, Hillsboro, Rivergate and Downtown
- First Bank Braches in Middle TN
- Bost Harley Davidson, 4600 Delaware Ave., Nashville
- ESCU Credit Union, 1214 Church Street, Nashville
Please NO used
clothes or items. Various other donations drives are taking place around Nashville. Visit The Salvation Army website for list of
Recovery Action Plan:
The Salvation Army moves into the short term recovery phase, additional
clothing will be provided, assistance with rent and utilities, and help with
household items and small appliance purchases.
Salvation Army’s long-term efforts will be to assist with supporting work teams
in the harder hit areas. Feeding,
supplies and hand tools will continue to be provided.
For more information, contact
The Salvation Army at 242-0411. Follow our updates on Twitter (@SalArmy),
Facebook (The Salvation Army – Nashville),
or on our blog at www.salarmynashville.wordpress.com. Text the word “FLOOD” to 90999 to make a
Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church
established in 1865, has been supporting those in need in His name without
discrimination for 128 years in the United States. Nearly 29 million
Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the
broadest array of social services in 5,000 communities 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. Its mission is to preach the
gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without
discrimination. Visit us on-line to learn more or to make a donation. www.salvationarmyusa.org.