Hurricane Harvey

Emotional & Spiritual Care Speaks to the Hearts of Houstonians

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Akiko Black and Major Sujung Na in Houston, Texas

~Alexandra Ferber, The Salvation Army of Eastern PA & DE’s Public Relations Manager, is in Houston, Texas assisting a national communications team with Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.  She is on the front lines, telling the stories of Houstonians impacted by Harvey and how The Salvation Army is helping them put their lives back together.

As Houstonians continue with the arduous task of putting their lives back together in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, The Salvation Army’s Emotional and Spiritual Care (ESC) givers are on the front lines offering prayer, comfort and hope. Continue reading “Emotional & Spiritual Care Speaks to the Hearts of Houstonians”

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Hurricane Harvey

Hope and Healing in Houston

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Emotional & Spiritual Care teams deliver cleaning kits to families impacted by Hurricane Harvey

~Alexandra Ferber, The Salvation Army of Eastern PA & DE’s Public Relations Manager, is in Houston, Texas assisting a national communications team with Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.  She is on the front lines, telling the stories of Houstonians impacted by Harvey and how The Salvation Army is helping them put their lives back together.

The Incident Command center is a bee hive of activity with a team of Salvation Army staff and officers who are planning and executing disaster relief and recovery efforts in the wake of Hurricane Harvey in Houston.

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Hurricane Harvey

Hometown Football Star Vince Young, WWE’s Mark Henry, Visit Harvey Survivors

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WWE Wrestler Mark Henry with children at the Family Residence in Houston

~Alexandra Ferber, The Salvation Army of Eastern PA & DE’s Public Relations Manager, is in Houston, Texas assisting a national communications team with Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.  She is on the front lines, telling the stories of Houstonians impacted by Harvey and how The Salvation Army is helping them put their lives back together.

The Salvation Army of Greater Houston’s Family Residence provides a place of safety and healing for women and children. Many are escaping domestic violence, crime, and generational poverty. Others moved here to escape Hurricane Harvey. While the families work to put their lives back together, some special visitors offered an evening of respite. Continue reading “Hometown Football Star Vince Young, WWE’s Mark Henry, Visit Harvey Survivors”

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Social Media Connects Hurricane Survivors and Relief Aid in Houston

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Alexandra Ferber, The Salvation Army of Eastern PA & DE, gets a hug from Sandra Kizzee, Hurricane Harvey survivor in Houston, Texas

Social media transcended rain, flood waters, and 1,800 miles to bring much needed hurricane relief to one Houston community with help from The Salvation Army. It started with a message to The Salvation Army of Greater Houston’s Facebook page.

“Can 77044 zip code get some help from Salvation Army? C.E. King/Tidwell area need hot meal truck in their neighborhood. These families have lost everything and do not have transportation to a help center and no one has come through with meals for these families.”

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Hurricane Harvey

Salvation Army of Eastern PA & DE Preps for Deployment to Texas for Hurricane Harvey Relief

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Major Claranne Meitrott of Sussex Co., DE, at Philadelphia International Airport, 8/30/17

The Salvation Army of Eastern Pennsylvania & Delaware’s Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) is preparing for deployment to Texas to aid in the disaster response and relief efforts in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. With the widespread impact of the disaster already being felt and what could be an unprecedented relief effort, The Salvation Army’s Divisional EDS Department is readying a team of staff and volunteers to respond to Texas.

 

 

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