The Salvation Army Responds to Puna Lava Flow
The Salvation Army volunteers and Emergency Disaster Services staff are currently responding to the lava flow in Leilani Estates. Meals, emotional support, and spiritual care being provided at shelters in Pahoa and Keaau, and clothing vouchers are being handed out at Recovery Information Assistance Centers.
“A distribution center is being established to provide basic needs items to those affected by the Puna Lava Flow,” said Major John Bennett, the Divisional Secretary for Business for The Salvation Army Hawaiian & Pacific Islands. “We are currently seeking volunteers to help sort items and staff at the distribution center. In addition, we are working with our partner agencies such as Food Basket, to supply the items.”
For updates or to learn how you can support the disaster relief efforts in Hawaii, please visit Hawaii.SalvationArmy.Org
*Cover photo provided by The Salvation Army - Hawaiian & Pacific Islands Facebook page