News From Puerto Rico

News from Puerto Rico - direct from those serving in Disaster Relief with The Salvation Army

This week, Captain Richard Forney from The Salvation Army Aurora was deployed for another round of disaster relief service; this time to Puerto Rico. In September, he served after Hurricane Harvey tore its way through Texas. Now he’s seeing the incredible, terrible damage in Puerto Rico – and sharing his experience via Facebook as much as he can with extremely limited electricity, phone service, and internet. Continue reading “News From Puerto Rico”

First-Hand News From The Harvey Disaster Sites

Victoria, TX food distribution during Harvey Recovery

What’s it really like in Texas right now? Jacqueline Rachev, Communications Manager for the The Salvation Army Metropolitan Division was deployed last week to support the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. While she is serving as the Public Information Officer out of Victoria, Texas, she’s been documenting her experiences to share with you.

Her first full day on the job, Jacqueline met most of The Salvation Army Incident Management Team, as well as some inspiring volunteers and staff in the communities. “They really have a passion for the work,” Jacqueline recounts. Continue reading “First-Hand News From The Harvey Disaster Sites”