NEW ORLEANS, LA (September 1, 2021) – The Salvation Army has 15 mobile feeding units ready to distribute 17,500 meals to hardest hit areas left in Ida’s wake. The Emergency Operations Center has helped The Salvation Army identify areas most in need. Eight locations have been identified and will be receiving meals for lunch and dinner.
“Our disaster workers got in late last night and we are preparing to serve lunch and dinner today to anyone in need,” said Major Ed Binnix, Incident Commander for The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services. “We are working with state and local officials to help coordinate and execute this as efficiently as possible. Get food and water to those people quickly.”
The following locations are being served for today. The Salvation Army is serving hot meals for lunch and dinner. Helping provide food and hydration to those still in need. The additional mobile feeding units will be roving helping to identify locations in need.
LUNCH LOCATIONS (12-2 PM):
- Treme Recreation Center (900 N. Villere St)
- Gernon Brown Recreation Center (1001 Harrison Ave)
- Milne Recreation Center (5420 Franklin Ave)
- Stallings St. Claude Recreation Center (4300 St. Claude)
- John P. Lyons Recreation Center (624 Louisiana Ave)
- Rosenwald Recreation Center ( 1120 S. Broad Ave.)
DINNER LOCATIONS (4-6 PM):
- Joe W. Brown Recreation Center (5601 Read Blvd)
- Cut Off Recreation Center (6600 Belgrade St.)
For more information on The Salvation Army’s continued response, visit disaster.salvationarmyusa.org. To make a financial gift to support Hurricane Ida relief:
- Visit helpsalvationarmy.org
- Call 1-800-SAL-ARMY (1-800-725-2769)
- Text GIVE to 52000 to donate $10 automatically through your cell phone bill
About The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army annually helps more than 23 million Americans overcome poverty, addiction, and economic hardships through a range of social services. By providing food for the hungry, emergency relief for disaster survivors, rehabilitation for those suffering from drug and alcohol abuse, and clothing and shelter for people in need, The Salvation Army is doing the most good at 7,600 centers of operation around the country. In the first-ever listing of “America’s Favorite Charities” by The Chronicle of Philanthropy, The Salvation Army ranked as the country’s largest privately funded, direct-service nonprofit. For more information, visit www.SalvationArmyUSA.org. Follow us on Twitter @SalvationArmyUS and #DoingTheMostGood.