St. Louis, Mo. – The Salvation Army Midland Division is supporting a week long disaster recovery camp for kids affected by the December 2015 flooding that is being hosted by the St. Charles County COAD (Community Organizations Active in Disasters) and implemented by Lutheran Social Services of Minnesota. The Salvation Army, a member of the St. Charles County COAD will be serving meals and snacks for the campers and staff.
Camp Noah will be held June 13-17 at Orchard Farms Elementary School in St. Charles County, located at 2135 Highway V. Breakfast will be held at 8 a.m. and lunch will be served at noon. Two snacks will also be served.
Camp Noah is part of the long term recovery process from the winter 2015 flooding. The camp is for school aged children affected by a disaster. Kids will be taught preparedness and resiliency.
The Jefferson and Franklin County COAD’s, of which The Salvation Army is also a member of, will hold the same camp later this summer.
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The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church established in London in 1865, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination for 130 years in the United States. Nearly 30 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadest array of social services that range from providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless and opportunities for underprivileged children. 82 cents of every dollar The Salvation Army spends is used to support those services in 5,000 communities nationwide. For more information, go to www.salvationarmyusa.org.