Today Salvation Army volunteers are delivering flood kits to residents of the flooded Battlewood Apartments in Fort Oglethorpe.
The Cleveland, Tenn., Salvation Army headquarters at 437 Inman Street suffered minor flood damage before nearly twenty volunteers arrived to move furniture and stack sandbags.
The Chattanooga Salvation Army is prepared to partner again with the Chattanooga Red Cross in feeding evacuees should the Brainerd Recreation Center be activated as a shelter. The Red Cross has placed the Brainerd Recreation Center on stand-by to open. At least, 32,000 homes in Hamilton County were affected by Tropical Storm Lee as it dropped eleven inches of rain on the area causing closed roads, falling trees and power outages.
The Chattanooga Salvation Army is holding disaster response training classes September 12-14 at the Chattanoogan Hotel. All those interested in this free training may call for information at 423-756-1023 or visit csarmy.org to register.
For more information please contact Kimberly George at 423-503-1801 or email: Kimberly_George@uss.salvationarmy.org.