21 September 2017
Last Updated: 12 October 2017

This has been a dangerous Hurricane Season for states and territories in the south east United States. Thanks to volunteers, employees, and the generosity of donors, The Salvation Army has been able to provide a great deal of relief.

As of Thursday, October 12, The Salvation Army has delivered the following in as part of ongoing Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Service efforts in the affected communities.

Hurricane Irma in Florida and Georgia

  • 361,337 Meals
  • 529,459 Drinks
  • 339,628 Snacks
  • 17,208 Food Boxes
  • 4 active Mobile Feeding Units (Canteens) and 101 at peak
  • 1 active Field Kitchens
  • 5,633 Persons Sheltered
  • Emotional & Spiritual Care to 28,160 individuals
  • 2,374 cleanup kits
  • 9,732 comfort kits
  • 185,698 hours of employee and volunteer service

Hurricane Harvey in Texas

  • 906,587 Meals
  • 979,394 Drinks
  • 965,743 Snacks
  • 21,267 Food Boxes
  • 6 active Mobile Feeding Units (Canteens) and 103 at peak
  • 3 at peak Field Kitchens
  • 3,821 Persons Sheltered
  • Emotional & Spiritual Care to 57,061 individuals
  • 12,273 cleanup kits
  • 52,152 comfort kits
  • 295,039 hours of employee and volunteer service

Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico & the US Virgin Islands

  • 112,798 Meals
  • 49,239 Drinks
  • 16,013 Snacks
  • 20,138 Food Boxes
  • Emotional & Spiritual Care to 2,162 individuals
  • 251 cleanup kits
  • 1,678 comfort kits

This is just a snapshot of the long term effort to provide support to those most in need now that the storms have passed. The most efficient and fastest way to help is still cash donations, which allow The Salvation Army to purchase supplies immediately and meet the most urgent needs on the ground.

For more information about donating, visit: helpsalvationarmy.org.