AID SENT TO DOMINICA
(St. John’s, Antigua) – The Salvation Army(TSA) in Antigua sent food and cleaning items to Dominica yesterday to assist with the situation there following hurricane Maria's impact.
A TSA Advisory Board Member there arranged for the items to be air freighted allowing the opportunity to extend relief efforts to the neighboring Island of Dominica.
The Antigua Government has promised to accommodate Dominicans who wish to take temporary shelter in Antigua. TSA Antigua will keep monitoring the situation and stands ready to assist in any practical way possible.
To support The Salvation Army's relief efforts in the Caribbean, please direct your contributions to The Salvation Army, 3 Waterloo Road, PO Box 378, Kingston 10, Jamaica, WI - Attention: Emergency Disaster Services or direct the funds to the following…
Name Of Account: The Salvation Army Donation Account (Savings)
Account Number: 936476
Bank Name: The Bank of Nova Scotia Jamaica Ltd
Bank Address: The Corner of Duke & Port Royal Street
About The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army, established in London in 1865, has been supporting those in need without discrimination for more than 130 years in the Caribbean. The Caribbean Territory serves sixteen countries throughout Caricom including Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, French Guiana, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Sint Maarten, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, and Turks and Caicos. More than 60 thousand persons receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through a range of social services: 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. The Salvation Army has served survivors of major disaster since 1900.Tags: Emergency Disaster Services, Front Page News