Salvation Army continues to provide relief for victims of West explosion

The Salvation Army
POSTED: Thursday, June 6, 2013 - 11:51am
UPDATED: Thursday, June 6, 2013 - 10:30pm

The Salvation Army continues to respond in West, after the powerful fertilizer plant explosion that caused significant damage to the town on Wednesday, April 17.

For those still in need of assistance for rapid rehousing, rental/ utility assistance, immediate needs assistance, which includes food, clothing, baby supplies, transportation, and more, the Salvation Army still has available resources.

Call 254-756-7271 for more information and/or to schedule an appointment. The Salvation Army’s services are located at the Long Term Recovery Center, located at 218 North Main Street in West. The hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Salvation Army is also helping those affected by the West explosion, even if they don't live in West (e.g. someone lost their job)

About The Salvation Army:

The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church established in London in 1865, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination for more than 130 years in the United States. Nearly 30 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadest array of social services that range from providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless and opportunities for underprivileged children. 82 cents of every dollar The Salvation Army spends is used to support those services in 5,000 communities nationwide. For more information, go to


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