During Tuesday’s fire, the Salvation Army’s Disaster Alert Response Team provided 240 meals and 200 drinks and snacks to first responders and victims at the scene, as well as provided shelter for one of the residents displaced by the fire.
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In addition to the meal served at the Salvation Army, they also provide Christmas food boxes to families that need the assistance.
On Wednesday's edition of Lubbock's First News, Mike Morton of the Salvation Army joined Chad and Rex to discuss the Salvation Army's upcoming holiday events.
Around 300 people in need are expected to eat the Thanksgiving dinner, which will include the traditional fare, plus an extra dessert to take with them.
This year's Salvation Army Red Kettle fundraising goal in Lubbock is $250,000
Lubbock's Salvation Army has received federal funds for their Transitional Living Program. Keep reading to see how the Salvation Army plans to help eradicate cyclical homelessness.