Wauwatosa, WI – Terri Leece, Emergency Disaster
Services Director for The Salvation Army in Wisconsin & Upper Michigan has
been deployed to Washington D.C. in anticipation of Hurricane Sandy. Leece
is part of the federal government’s Mass Care Team in the National
Response Coordinating Center (NRCC). Leece arrived in D.C. on the
afternoon of Sunday, October 29 and will serve as the NRCC federal
Hurricane Sandy is forecast to hit along the Eastern Seaboard on Monday,
October 30 at 8:00 a.m. and last for 36 hours.
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
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