This morning, in response to an active shooter incident in Santa Fe, TX, The Salvation Army Galveston County immediately deployed a mobile kitchen to Santa Fe High School. The Salvation Army is on-site providing water, food, and emotional and spiritual care to first responders. “Our hearts go out to all those who are suffering through this tragedy and we are here to help in any way we can,” said Captain Patrick Jones, Commanding Officer of The Salvation Army Galveston County.
Galveston County will continue serving dinner this evening at Santa Fe High School, and a second mobile kitchen from Freeport has been deployed to provide dinner at the Family Reception Center that has been established. Six emotional and spiritual care (ESC) personnel have also been deployed from Freeport and the Greater Houston Area Command to aid the hurting community, provide comfort and if needed, prayer. The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services team in San Antonio is on standby and prepared to respond as needed.