Salvation Army provides mass distribution to Harvey survivors

Published 8:16 am Wednesday, September 6, 2017

From staff reports
The Salvation Army mobile feeding kitchens and their trained crews have been actively preparing and serving meals throughout the Golden Triangle area.
Working closely with the city, county, and state Emergency Operations Centers, up to 12 mobile feeding kitchens have been serving food, drinks, and snacks to survivors of Hurricane Harvey throughout the area since Friday.
With the help of a network of partners, developed over years of effective disaster response, The Salvation Army is prepared to provide family food boxes and cases of bottled water in all three points of the Golden Triangle.
Starting at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, September 5, The Salvation Army will provide boxes of food prepacked to feed a family for several days, as well as cases of bottled water.
Distribution Location in Orange is at The Salvation Army located at 1950 M.L.K. Jr Drive.

The Salvation Army is coordinating a robust response serving communities along the coastline from Corpus Christi to Galveston to Beaumont and Orange. Service in each location is determined by the respective needs of the community. As of September 1, The Salvation Army has

  • Deployed 77 mobile feeding units each capable of serving up to 1,500 meals per day
  • Served 94,923 meals, 82,044 drinks, 61,933 snacks
  • Distributed 1,711 food boxes
  • Distributed 1,577 comfort kits
  • Provided 35,000 hours of Officer, employee and volunteer service
  • Provided emotional and spiritual care to 4,202 first responders and survivors

To make a financial donation to support the Hurricane Harvey relief effort please go to, call 1-800- SAL-ARMY, text STORM to 51555.