Hurricane Harvey relief: Salvation Army kitchens and crews go to flooded areas

The Salvation Army of Chattanooga has been called upon to help serve in the relief efforts of Hurricane Harvey. The Chattanooga Salvation Army is part of the Kentucky-Tennessee Division, which is sending 6 mobile kitchen units capable of feeding up to 1500 people a day from each unit. Division wide, The Salvation Army will be sending 15 Salvation Army officers as well.

Memphis will be the staging ground for all officers and mobile kitchen units from the Kentucky/Tennessee Division. Chattanooga Officers will roll out this evening to meet the rest of the Divisional Officers and units in Memphis where they will all roll out on Tuesday. This will be the first wave of deployments.

"We need help from our community to support the relief efforts. First and foremost we need folks to pray. The next best way to support us is to give financially," states Major Robert Lyle, Chattanooga Salvation Army Area Commander who is one of the local officers being deployed.

Donations can be made online to, by phone to 1-800-SAL-ARMY, by mail to The Salvation Army PO BOX 1959 Atlanta, GA 30301. Please designate 'Hurricane Harvey' on all checks. To receive a donation link via text please text STORM to 51555.