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Food Box Distribution to Complete Salvation Army Response Efforts in Southeast Texas

Beaumont, Texas (September 7, 2020) – More than a week after commencing extensive response efforts in Southeast Texas after Hurricane Laura, The Salvation Army is gradually demobilizing operations as power returns to many locations. Four mobile kitchens continued to serve meals on Monday, and plans are in place for food box distributions later this week. […]

The Hands and Feet of Jesus in Orange, Texas

Orange, Texas (September 5, 2020) –The Salvation Army Officers, staff and volunteers in Orange, Texas, have spent the last week tirelessly providing meals and prayerful support to their community that sustained significant damage and power loss after Hurricane Laura. Thousands of residents have come to The Salvation Army and received hot meals and water from […]

Volunteers – The Frontline of Salvation Army Disaster Service

Beaumont, Texas (September 2, 2020) – It is often said that volunteers are the Army behind The Salvation Army. That statement is never truer than during emergency disaster response. Trained volunteers who have selflessly deployed during Hurricane Laura have gone the extra mile, particularly considering the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the searing heat and humidity […]

Pilgrim’s Lufkin Doing The Most Good in Orange

Dallas, Texas (September 1, 2020) – Pilgrim’s Lufkin, a valued year-round partner of The Salvation Army in Angelina County, came forward with an offer to provide meal support to residents of Orange. Much of the city, along with large areas of Southeast Texas, have been without power since Hurricane Laura blew through on Thursday. Individuals […]

Salvation Army Serving Amidst Widespread Power Outages in Southeast Texas

Dallas, Texas (August 29, 2020) – Widespread power outages across Southeast Texas are currently one of the main challenges for many residents affected by Hurricane Laura. The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) teams and mobile kitchens pulled into several of the hardest-hit communities on Friday, serving lunch and dinner. The hot meals were gratefully […]

Worship Gathering Reopening Plan: Effective June 7

**Any Person exhibiting any COVID-19 symptoms must stay home** Live Stream will still be available at salvationarmybcs.org No church pick-ups until social distancing guidelines lift. Chapel is limited to 25% occupancy WITH social distancing. Seating will be first come first serve. Fellowship Hall will serve as the overflow with a live feed to the service […]