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SALVATION ARMY PROVIDING SUPPORT TO FIRST RESPONDERS AT OAK CREEK SIKH TEMPLE
Wauwatosa, WI (August 5, 2012) The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster
Services Team (EDS) is on site at a location near the Sikh Temple in Oak
Creek, Wisconsin providing hydration and spiritual support to first
responders and family members on site and near the temple.
News accounts report two people have been taken to Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee to receive care for gun shot wounds.
The Salvation Army EDS Team will be on site until the situation is resolved.
About The Salvation Army:
The 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