The Salvation Army continues to provide disaster relief in the wake of strong storms that damaged communities in central Nebraska on Sunday evening, May 11.
An Emergency Disaster Services mobile canteen and crew from Lincoln have been stationed in Beaver Crossing since Monday morning, May 12, serving food and beverages to hundreds of emergency workers and clean-up crews. According to Lincoln Corps Officer and Incident Commander, Major James Pennington, more than 2,400 meals were provided on Monday, Tuesday and today by Salvation Army volunteers and staff.
An Emergency Services crew from the Grand Island Salvation Army was deployed to Sutton, Neb. on May 12 to provide relief to those impacted by Sunday’s storms. Operations in Sutton have concluded as of today. The Salvation Army will remain on the scene in Beaver Crossing through the week or for as long as needed.
Contributions to assist Salvation Army Nebraska Storm Relief operations can be mailed to The Salvation Army, 10755 Burt St., Omaha NE, 68114 or online.
For up-to-date information, please contact John Kuzma, divisional director of emergency disaster services, 402-510-4403.