Entries by Daphne Nabors

A Passion and Heart to Serve Despite Personal Loss

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 means serving in her very own neighborhood and city. Angela Brown is from Gray, Louisiana, and is The […]

Salvation Army Opening Distribution Site for Southern Bayou Communities

The Salvation Army Texas Incident Management Team has maintained a robust ongoing feeding operation in communities without power, with increasing focus on the southern Bayou communities in Louisiana. A distribution site providing food boxes, water, clean up kits, and other practical assistance, will open from Thursday-Saturday this week, in Bourg, serving southern areas of Terrebonne […]

Thrift Store Employees Doing The Most Good in Disaster

Thrift Store employees from Morgan City and Thibodaux, themselves impacted by Hurricane Ida, are serving neighboring communities while their stores are temporarily closed. The employees have joined a mobile kitchen crew providing hot meals, water, and emotional and spiritual care in Houma since Thursday. Joan, Kateri, and Marva worked alongside the disaster team from Granbury […]

The Salvation Army Delivers Meals to Doorsteps

Those with disabilities, the elderly, and underserved populations are left helpless in the wake of Hurricane Ida. The Salvation Army is aiming to bring relief by delivering meals right to their doorstep by sending mobile kitchens into the pockets of neighborhoods that lack access to basic needs such as food and hydration. The Salvation Army […]

The Salvation Army is Providing a Hot Meal, a Listening Ear, and Prayer

Emotional & Spiritual Care (ESC) is an integral part of The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services. The opportunity to listen to, encourage, and pray with a storm survivor is an important aspect of our service and one of the areas that differentiates The Salvation Army from other organizations active in disaster. ESC teams are made […]

As Need Increases, Salvation Army Continues to Adjust to Meet Demand

The Salvation Army nears 30,000 meals served to those in need in the Greater New Orleans area. 19 canteens (mobile feeding units) depart daily from The Salvation Army’s temporary disaster warehouse in New Orleans loaded with hot meals, MRE’s, water, and snacks. The Salvation Army continues to identify and optimize their routes and locations based on […]

Neighbors Helping Neighbors in Louisiana

Staff and volunteers deployed to the Texas Incident Command Post in Gonzales, LA, are providing practical, and emotional and spiritual support to their neighbors in Louisiana after Hurricane Ida. A fleet of mobile units, consisting of 11 Texas units and 7 from Arkansas Oklahoma, are delivering hot meals, water, and MREs into impacted communities. “We […]