The Salvation Army is providing hydration, snacks, lunch, and dinner to approximately 250 first responders battling wildfires in Southwest Florida. Two wildfires broke out May 13, in the Golden Gate community in central Collier County, west of the Florida Panther National
The Salvation Army’s Emergency Disaster Service (EDS) teams from Miami-Dade and Broward counties have returned home after serving at the site of the collapsed bridge near Florida International University (FIU). They’re now preparing a response to severe weather across Florida. The
The Salvation Army Miami-Dade Emergency Disaster Services team arrived at the site of a bridge collapse near Florida International University (FIU) to serve first responders. Raymond Boyd, local disaster services coordinator began distributing water, coffee, and snacks to responders who
By Jessica Geib - Two Salvation Army volunteers have been honored by Florida Gov. Rick Scott with Volunteer Florida’s Champion of Service Award. The awards were presented to Gene Kelley and Steve Rocca during a meeting at the Florida Cabinet led
Meanwhile, officials continue to help families across the state recover from Hurricane Irma. By Kevin Smith - Salvation Army volunteers and case managers in Florida are connecting Puerto Rican evacuees to help as they arrive at airports across the state. Florida Gov.
The now Category 5 hurricane is expected to sweep over the Eastern Caribbean Islands before reaching South Florida this weekend. Although it’s too early to project Hurricane Irma’s impact on Florida, The Salvation Army isn’t taking any chances. The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army of Florida is assisting panhandle residents affected by Hurricane Hermine, the first hurricane to strike the Florida coast in over a decade. The Salvation Army is deploying 13 mobile kitchens and hosting two staging areas—one in Ocala
The Salvation Army of Tallahassee, Fla., will launch a new “Sewing for Life” class on President’s Day, the first in a series of life skills training courses to be held at the corps’ new community center. Captain Julio Da Silva, Tallahassee