A Disaster Response Unit has been placed on alert by The Salvation Army of Augusta to deploy, if needed, to areas affected by Hurricane Isaac.
The team of volunteers, including local administrator Capt. Tony Perez, has been trained by The Salvation Army’s National Disaster Training Program. In preparation for a possible deployment, the team is checking its inventory of food and supplies.
Financial donations to assist those affected by the disaster can be made by visiting www.salvationarmyusa.org or calling (800) 725-2769. Donors can also contribute $10 via text message. Text the word “STORM” to 80888.
Checks can be made out to The Salvation Army Disaster Relief. Specify the check is for 2012 hurricane relief and mail to P.O. Box 1959, Atlanta, GA 30301.