Articles in Disaster Relief
It’s been five months since the rains first pounded Colorado, and the world stopped for residents who watched their possessions wash away. In the small mountain community of Jamestown, infrastructure damage has kept residents out.
Captain Charity Doblon along with her brother Cadet Rene Doblon made a list of all the members of their family who have been missing since Typhoon Haiyan devastated parts of the Philippines late last week. This list has 20 names on it, including Captain Charity and Cadet Rene’s mom.
Many communities felt the love from The Salvation Army and expressed their gratitude. But artists in Lyons, CO turned their loss into art by creating a “found objects” exhibit from items scattered by the September floods. The exhibit contains pieces are made up of touching personal momentos that were pulled from the mud.
Reigning world champion boxer, “Mile High” MIKE ALVARADO, and his promoter Top Rank®, will donate one dollar ($1.00) from every ticket sold to his match on Saturday to The Salvation Army’s Colorado flood disaster relief fund.
This weekend Salvation Army partner Samsung arrived on scene in Boulder County to give first responders, evacuees and volunteers the opportunity to get charged up!
Financial gifts are needed to help The Salvation Army help those affected during the days of storm ahead and during long-term recovery. The Salvation Army uses 100% of your disaster donations in support of local disaster relief operations.