St. Louis, Mo. – The Salvation Army Midland Division Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) canteen is on site in Perryville, Missouri to help survivors of the Perryville tornado that touched down Tuesday evening, February 28.
The canteen is a mobile kitchen vehicle of The Salvation Army. This canteen is based out of Cape Girardeau and Salvation Army personnel are serving breakfast, lunch and dinner to survivors and emergency responders. The Canteen is located at the Perry Park Center at 800 City Park Lane, Perryville, MO 63775.
Salvation Army EDS personnel will also take part in mobile distribution on Highway N in Perryville.
The Salvation Army is facilitating disaster recovery managers to take part in the Multi-Agency Resource Center (MARC) on Saturday, March 4 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Perry Park Center. The Salvation Army disaster recovery managers will support survivors with financial assistance, spiritual and emotional care.
If the public is interested in helping the Perryville tornado survivors, they can make a monetary donation to The Salvation Army and specify Perryville Tornado. Monetary donations are currently needed so that The Salvation Army can purchase the supplies requested at the scene.
The public can text PERRYVILLEHELP to 41444 to donate via text on their smart phone or online at: https://app.mobilecause.com/form/RckAIg
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About The Salvation Army
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. 86 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.