The Salvation Army is providing clothing, food and basic necessities for survivors of the deadly May 22 tornado in North Minneapolis that killed two, injured dozens and damaged hundreds of homes. Salvation Army case managers are at a multi-agency disaster recovery center for tornado survivors located at Farview Park in Minneapolis. The case managers are on hand to connect survivors with financial assistance, food and clothing vouchers, gas cards, bus tokens and more. Demand is high; more than 280 households were served yesterday, and officials report more than 1,000 households in line for assistance today. addition, two Salvation Army mobile-kitchens and crews are serving food and drinks from 7am to 7pm to survivors and relief workers. In the three days since the disaster, The Salvation Army has provided food, water, clothing, emotional care and other services to an estimated 2,000 people.
Donations for metro storm relief can be made online below, by calling 800-SAL-ARMY (725-2769) or by sending a check to The Salvation Army, 2445 Prior Ave. N., Roseville, MN 55113. Make sure to designate your gift “metro storm.” You may also text "BLESSING" to 85944 to make a $10 donation, payable on your cell phone bill.
www.thesalarmy.org ~ 2445 Prior Avenue North, Roseville, MN 55113