Indianapolis- The Salvation Army is continuing to provide Extended Assistance to storm and flood victims across the state. Residents, who have been affected by the storms or floods and have applied for Federal Assistance through FEMA, have been receiving some of that assistance from The Salvation Army. To date, The Salvation Army has provided Extended Assistance to more than 750 individuals and more than 250 families affected by the storms. Those receiving Extended Assistance are given vouchers and/or gift cards to purchase needed household items at local stores.
Currently, The Salvation Army is providing Extended Assistance to flood victims in Bartholomew, Morgan and Vigo counties as well as tornado victims in Marion County. Those needing Extended Assistance must first apply through FEMA.
The Salvation Army is still in need of financial donations. The quickest and easiest way for people to help The Salvation Army help those in need is to make an online donation. You can also mail a check to The Salvation Army, 3100 N. Meridian St. Indianapolis, IN 46208. Designate your gift as “Indiana Flood Relief.” You can also call 1-800-589-1037 to make your donation. 100% of your gift will go directly to help those affected by the flooding.