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Salvation Army Emergency
Disaster Services Director Deployed to D.C. in Response to Hurricane Sandy
(Sunday, October 29, 2012) Terri Leece, Emergency Disaster Services
Director for The Salvation Army in Wisconsin & Upper Michigan has
been deployed to Washington D.C. in anticipation of Hurricane Sandy.
Leece is part of the federal government’s Mass Care Team in the National
Response Coordinating Center (NRCC). Leece arrived in D.C. on the
afternoon of Sunday, October 29 and will serve as the NRCC federal
Hurricane Sandy is forecast to hit along the Eastern Seaboard on
Monday, October 30 at 8:00 a.m. and last for 36 hours.
About The Salvation Army:
Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church,
has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination
since 1865. Nearly 33 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. Nationally, approximately 84 cents of every
dollar raised is used to support those services in nearly 9,000
communities nationwide. For more information, go to www.SAmilwaukee.org.