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Fort Smith Salvation Army Thanks Union Pacific

Fort Smith, Arkansas (May 21, 2020) The Salvation Army is the proud recipient of a $5,000 Union Pacific Railroad Community Ties Program grant which will support the ongoing COVID-19 relief efforts. These efforts include canteen meal delivery to essential medical workers, emergency food boxes, and take-out meals from the Red Shield Diner. “On behalf of families and individuals who are experiencing one of the most difficult times of their lives, and are desperately in need of food, we give Union Pacific our heartfelt gratitude and appreciation,” states Captain Staci Gainey, Fort Smith Salvation Army. Union Pacific’s Community Ties Giving Program provides small and medium size grants that ali

Arkansas Oklahoma Gas Gives $2,500 to The Salvation Army

FORT SMITH, Arkansas – Arkansas Oklahoma Gas Corporation (AOG) is contributing $2,500 to the Salvation Army. This fund aligns with the company’s recent announcement to focus on relief efforts for those who have suffered from the devastating financial, educational and health impacts of the coronavirus pandemic. These funds will support area individuals and families who need utility assistance. “We assist thousands of people annually in the surrounding Fort Smith area with the basic necessities of life - food, shelter, and warmth. Utility assistance is one of our social services programs where we are seeing increased requests for assistance due to job loss amid the COVID-19 pandemic,” said,

Fort Smith Salvation Army Serves Responders During Pandemic

Fort Smith, Arkansas (April 17, 2020) At the beginning stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, Mercy Hospital, Baptist Health Hospital and Sebastian County collaborated to create a call center to screen questions, as well as to set up a testing site. With the hospital staff working tirelessly through the day, both at the call center and testing sites, there was no time to leave for meals. The Fort Smith Salvation Army stepped up services to help first responders and volunteers who are putting themselves at risk during this COVID-19 pandemic. The Fort Smith Salvation Army is currently feeding the hospital staff and volunteers while the call center site is manned in 12-hour shifts, seven days a week


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