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On any given day, you’re likely to find Jerry Brown working in the vegetable garden that lies right in the middle of The Salvation Army of Lafayette, Louisiana. He’s all but guaran[...]
by Jon Kalahar Raising a child on your own is hard enough. Imagine you’re 20 years old. Sometimes you need a little motivation or, in Rene Hill’s case, a push. After signing up for[...]
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JACKSON, MS – With Tropical Depression Harvey moving back into the open waters of the Gulf of Mexico, The Salvation Army of Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi (ALM) is preparing f[...]
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Jackson, MS (February 8, 2017) – Severe weather moving across the southern United States dropped multiple tornadoes Tuesday. The Salvation Army has responded with canteens or mobil[...]
New Orleans, LA (February 7, 2017) – The Salvation Army is already serving in one of the hardest hit areas near New Orleans as storms dropped several tornados around noon Tuesday. [...]
The Salvation Army now has four mobile feeding units covering the areas affected by the early morning tornado that left a path of destruction in and around Hattiesburg, Mississippi[...]
January 21, 2017 Jon Kalahar | jon.kalahar@uss.salvationarmy.org | (601) 941-7779 Hattiesburg, MS — A tornado cut a destructive path across part of Forrest County, Mississippi earl[...]
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Baton Rouge resident, Vanessa Yates, stands outside a vacant part of the Cortana Mall now turned into The Salvation Army’s distribution center waiting for her name to be called.  Y[...]
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The Ketchams make a great team when it comes to disaster response. The father, son duo are one of the most experienced crews working in Baton Rouge this week following historic flo[...]
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March 17, 2016 Pattie Odom, Public Information Officer 318-424-3200 Ext 28 Pattie.Odom@uss.salvationarmy.org Shreveport, LA. (March 17, 2016) — As flood waters recede and many resi[...]