Released 13 May 2010
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Atlanta, GA: The Memphis Area Command is still heavily engaged in serving
victims of last weekend’s floods in Tennessee.
As of yesterday, The Salvation Army has served 3,998 meals, 6,734 drinks, and
3,217 snacks to those who are affected, our fellow agencies and relief
volunteers. Direct financial assistance
has been provided to 916 suffering families through clothing vouchers and gift
The Salvation Army is presently working with local government
officials to coordinate the next steps in providing relief to those residents
that have had extreme damage due to the floods (for the most part caused by a
levee break) in Millington, TN.
The Salvation Army Memphis Area Command is still very active in
coordinating all relief efforts with other agencies and focusing most of our
resources in north Memphis and Millington, TN.