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Central Texas Flood Relief Continues

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AUSTIN, TX (November 4, 2013) – The Salvation Army has served more than 1000 meals, 2500 snacks and hundreds of drinks to first responders and those affected by the disastrous flooding in Central Texas. The Salvation Army is providing service to hard hit areas from this week’s storms. Now we also have a laundry truck in place with three washers and three dryers so that flooded homeowners can wash laundry as they work to clean up their flood damaged homes.
Volunteers are needed to work in four-hour shifts to monitor the washers and dryers for the next week. In addition, we are asking for financial donations to support our disaster relief efforts.The Salvation Army uses 100% of all disaster donations in support of disaster relief operations.
Financial donations can be made in the following ways to support The Salvation Army local response to the Central Texas flooding: 
MAIL – Send checks to The Salvation Army, PO Box 1000, Austin, Texas 78767.
TEXT to PLEDGE: Text HELPAUSTINAREA to 41444. Include your name and the amount you want to donate. We are currently not able to accept donated goods for the Austin area flood disaster relief. Financial donations are greatly appreciated and will help support our ongoing relief efforts.Contact: Jan Gunter, Communications Director
Direct: 512.634.5910 Cell: 512.944-0572

Austin Metropolitan Area Command           

About The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church established in London in 1865, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination for more than 130 years in the United States. Nearly 30 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadest array of social services 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. 82 cents of every dollar The Salvation Army spends is used to support those services in 5,000 communities nationwide. For more information, go to www.salvationarmy
austin.org.

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AUSTIN, TX (November 1, 2013) – The Salvation Army is on the ground in Austin and surrounding areas with a canteen (kitchen food truck) and personnel coordinating with Local Emergency Management to serve first responders and those affected by the disastrous flooding in Central Texas. The Salvation Army is providing flood relief service to hard hit areas from this week’s storms.

Meals and hydration are being provided for first responders and those affected by the flooding. The Salvation Army will provide these services for as long as we are needed.

The Salvation Army uses 100% of all disaster donations in support of disaster relief operations. Financial donations can be made in the following ways to support The Salvation Army local response to the Central Texas flooding:

ON-LINE: salvationarmyaustin.org
MAIL – Send checks to The Salvation Army, PO Box 1000, Austin, Texas 78767.
TEXT to PLEDGE: Text HELPAUSTINAREA to 41444. Include your name and the amount you want to donate.

Contact:
Jan Gunter, jan_gunter@uss.salvationarmy.org
Direct: 512.634.5910 Cell: 512.944-0572

About The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church established in London in 1865, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination for more than 130 years in the United States. Nearly 30 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadest array of social services 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. 82 cents of every dollar The Salvation Army spends is used to support those services in 5,000 communities nationwide. For more information, go to www.salvationarmyaustin.org.

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