Entries by nmutuma

Giving Back by Ringing the Bell in El Paso

Giving Back by Ringing the Bell in El Paso Each Christmas for more than forty years Tomas has dedicated himself to ringing a bell for The Salvation Army in El Paso. As the holiday period approaches each year he looks forward to the opportunity to ring the bell and show people in his community the […]

Galveston Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary Event Postponed

Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary Event Postponed TEXAS CITY (September 2021) – The Women’s Auxiliary of The Salvation Army announced that the Boots & BBQ event scheduled for October 14 is being postponed due to ongoing covid concerns and scheduling issues. The new date is to be determined. The event will honor the City of Texas […]

Salvation Army Providing Meals and Food Boxes in Brazoria County after Hurricane Nicholas

Dallas, Texas (September 15, 2021) – Hurricane Nicholas slowly moved through Southeast Texas on Tuesday, bringing with it heavy rainfall and isolated wind damage. The Salvation Army continues to assess and monitor the impact of the storm throughout the area, with two units actively serving in the area. The Salvation Army received a request on […]

Salvation Army Units in Texas Prepared to Respond to Tropical Storm Nicholas

Dallas, Texas (September 13, 2021) – The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster (EDS) teams in South Texas are preparing to respond to potential heavy rain and flooding associated with Tropical Storm Nicholas. Salvation Army staff and trained volunteers, utilizing mobile feeding units, cleanup kits, and other supplies, are ready to serve impacted communities. “We are carefully […]

Partnerships Increase Meals and Support in Southern Bayou Communities

Gonzales, LA (September 12, 2021) – Since Hurricane Ida battered the coastline of Louisiana on Sunday, August 29, The Salvation Army Gonzales Incident Command has steadily expanded service deep into small southern bayou communities, some of the hardest hit and most underserved areas. Mobile feeding units and supply distributions are providing meals and practical support […]

Retired US Marine Paying it Forward with The Salvation Army

Gonzales, LA (September 11, 2021) – Javier Esquivel first encountered The Salvation Army while serving in New Orleans, after Hurricane Katrina in 2005 as a US Marine. Sixteen years later, he’s spent the last two weeks paying it forward while working on a Salvation Army mobile feeding unit, providing hot meals and encouragement to communities […]

Emotional and Spiritual Care Officers Deploy with Texas Command Units

Gonzales, LA (September 10, 2021) – Ten Salvation Army Officers (pastors), with specific training in Emotional and Spiritual Care (ESC) during disaster response, arrived in Gonzales on Wednesday afternoon. The ESC Officers deployed on Thursday with mobile feeding unit crews ready to meet and minister to storm survivors in impacted communities in Louisiana, Captain Jeremiah […]

Teenager Collaborates with Salvation Army to Support Underserved Communities

Gonzales, LA (September 9, 2021) – While service delivery continues throughout impacted communities in Louisiana after Hurricane Ida, The Salvation Army Texas Incident Management Team (IMT) is focusing on reaching some of the hardest hit southern Bayou communities. While visiting affected areas on Wednesday, Salvation Army staff met a young lady who is doing incredible […]

A Passion and Heart to Serve

Gonzales, LA (September 8, 2021) – When Hurricane Ida made landfall on Sunday, August 29, the powerful storm resulted in damage and destruction throughout southern Louisiana and beyond. For one Salvation Army employee, her passion and heart to meet the needs of others impacted by the storm mean serving in her very own neighborhood and […]