As of October 16, The Salvation Army has provided the following to those impacted by Hurricane Michael in Florida:
- Meals – 99,282
- Drinks – 80,437
- Snacks – 75,444
- Water (cases) – 2,323
- Comfort/Hygiene Kits – 813
- Food Boxes – 634
- Hours of Service – 11,749
The Salvation Army has served survivors of every major national disaster since 1900. The Salvation Army does not place an administrative fee on disaster donations. During emergency disasters, 100 percent of designated gifts are used to support specific relief efforts.
For more information, go to www.SalvationArmyFlorida.org or follow on Twitter @SalArmyFlorida.
About The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army, established in London in 1865, has been supporting those in need without discrimination for more than 135 years in the U.S. More than 25 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through a range of social services: 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. The Salvation Army tracks the level of need across the country with the Human Needs Index (HumanNeedsIndex.org).