Salvation Army Announces Recovery Plans

Montgomery, AL.- The Salvation Army is announcing details of its recovery plan for those affected by the February 17, 2008 tornado in Prattville. Clothing vouchers to The Salvation Army's Thrift Store will be used to supplement the recovery efforts. Clean up kits will also be available as resources allow.

"Our prayer is that this community recovery effort will enable residents of the storm stricken area to move toward wholeness and full recovery." said Captain Roy Harris, of The Salvation Army. "We want to be a catalyst for recovery both physically and spiritually."

All Salvation Army services offered will be distributed to people who are the most in need, without discrimination, but based on specific eligibility criteria developed by the Army. Individuals needing assistance must present a valid identification for each family member. The address on identification must fall within disaster stricken areas. For more information individuals may call 334-265-0281.

Services are available at The Salvation Army's Tornado Recovery Center, at Church of the Living Water, in Prattville 435 Sheila Blvd. Days of Operation will be Wednesday- Friday 8 A.M. - 4 P.M. No appointment necessary.

The Salvation Army continues to accept donations for the Alabama tornadoes, even as it prepares for potential new storms in 2008. Monetary donations help provide the most immediate relief to people in affected areas in the aftermath of major storms. Residents wishing to donate used clothing and furniture to The Salvation Army in Montgomery may deliver them to The Salvation Army Thrift Store, located at 931 Bell Street. Donations can be made either via the Army's website at or by calling 1-800-SAL-ARMY.