The Salvation Army Response to COVID-19
In early March 2020, The Salvation Army prepared for the impending outbreak of COVID-19 in the United States. Salvation Army Corps throughout Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia ramped up efforts to mitigate the spread of the virus, especially among the homeless and other vulnerable populations, while assessing and meeting community needs:
Several industries have been especially hard hit by the COVID pandemic, such as travel and hospitality. As the pandemic continues and families struggle to pay their daily living expenses, The Salvation Army works to keep them in their home with food on the table.