The Salvation Army Sends $1.1 Million To Fight Surging Cases of COVID-19 in India

The Salvation Army Sends $1.1 Million To Fight Surging Cases of COVID-19 in India

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (May 4, 2021) — The Salvation Army World Service Office (SAWSO) is sending $1.1 million to help combat the deadly surge of COVID-19 in India. The funds will go toward services already being provided on the ground in India by The Salvation Army, which will continue long after the initial needs are met.

“The Salvation Army’s presence in over 132 countries gives us the ability to quickly help those in need on the other side of the world,” said Commissioner Kenneth G. Hodder, national commander for The Salvation Army. “We simply could not look on without action while the people of India suffer through a heartbreaking surge of pandemic poverty and loss of lives.”

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