West Explosion Disaster Response

CBS 11 to put on a 2.5 hour Telethon for West, Texas

This afternoon and tonight, CBS-11, our disaster services partner, will be putting on a 2.5 hour mini-telethon to raise funds for the Army’s response to the West, Texas Explosion. The mini-telethon will be from 4pm to 6:30pm CST. Staff from DFWMC and volunteers from Albertson’s and possibly the Dallas Cowboys will be staffing the phone bank.

All funds raised will be channeled through our state office (DHQ) and distributed to meet needs in West.

West Explosion Disaster Response

Salvation Army Responds to Explosion At Chemical Plant in Texas

The Salvation Army in Texas were soon on the scene of the chemical plant explosion that has devastated the small town of West, Texas.

As of midnight Wednesday, several Salvation Army mobile feeding units (canteens) had been deployed to the affected area with food, drinks and personnel ready to respond with assistance, emotional and Spiritual care.

Further updated information will follow as it released.