THE SALVATION ARMY OF HIGH POINT RE-OPENS PORTION OF BUILDING FOR EMERGENCY FINANCIAL & FOOD ASSISTANCE


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HIGH POINT, NC (October 22, 2019) -- The Salvation Army of High Point will reopen a portion of their building to help families in need of financial and food assistance after being closed for several weeks due to flash flooding.

The Salvation Army of High Point closed the Center of Hope Family Shelter as well as the administrative and social services offices on 301 West Green Drive in High Point due to flash-flooding from thunderstorms on Monday, August 19th. Additional storms entered the area on Thursday, August 22nd, causing more moisture to enter the building and additional roof damage. Crews from AfterDisaster arrived on scene the night the flash-flooding occurred and stayed on-site cleaning up around the clock for several weeks. The remainder of the building will remain closed while repairs are currently underway to replace sheetrock, install new flooring, repair roof damage, and paint.

Beginning Monday, October 28th, The Salvation Army of High Point will open the family life center portion of the building, located on 301 West Green Drive in High Point for emergency rent, utility, clothing and food assistance. Food Assistance will be offered Monday-Thursday from 9am-11:30am and 1:30pm-4:00pm. Rent Assistance will be offered November 11th and 18th, as well as Utility assistance on October 28th, November 4th, and November 25th. For more information on The Salvation Army of High Pint’s emergency Assistance Programs, please visit www.tsahighpoint.org or call 336-881-5400.

“We are eager to restore our services so we can resume helping community members in need,” explains Antoine Dalton, Director of Social Services at The Salvation Army of High Point. “We are extremely thankful to our community partners for their hospitality in allowing us to share their space as temporarily satellite locations while our building has undergone repairs.”

The Salvation Army Center of Hope Family Shelter will remain closed until all repairs are complete. Families seeking shelter assistance should contact Partners Ending Homelessness (336-553-2715) or call United Way’s 2-1-1 line for more information.


The Salvation Army of High Point would like to thank all the amazing donors and community partners for their generosity in donating supplies, providing words of encouragement, and continuing to help in so many ways during this time of need. Special thank you to general contractors, Dunbar and Smith for leading the repairs, Bruce Torrence for volunteering to paint, and to our friends at Lowes Home Improvement for donating paint, supplies, and allowing volunteers to begin painting the Center of Hope Family Shelter!

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(September 2, 2019) -- The Salvation Army of High Point building remains closed after flash flooding.

The Salvation Army of High Point closed the Center of Hope Family Shelter as well as the administrative and social services offices on 301 West Green Drive in High Point due to flash-flooding from thunderstorms on Monday, August 19th. Additional storms entered the area on Thursday, August 22nd, causing more moisture to enter the building and roof damage. Crews from AfterDisaster arrived on scene the night the flash-flooding occurred and stayed on-site cleaning up around the clock for more than 10 days.

“We are eager to restore our services so we can continue helping community members in need,” explains Antoine Dalton, Director of Social Services at The Salvation Army of High Point. “While our building remains closed, we are actively finding ways to serve our neighbors in need through satellite locations. We are extremely thankful to our donors, community partners, and local businesses for donating meals, meeting needs, and bringing supplies during this time of need.”

The Salvation Army of High Point will offer limited Emergency Utility Assistance, for clients facing immediate disconnection, on Tuesday, September 3rd and Wednesday, September 4th from 9:00am – 11:30am at Southside Recreation Center located on 401 Taylor Avenue in High Point. Clients in need of rental assistance can apply at Southside Recreation Center, located on 401 Taylor Avenue in High Point, September 9th & 10th from 9:00am – 11:30am as well.

The Salvation Army Center of Hope Family Shelter will continue to serve the families currently enrolled in the program. Families seeking shelter assistance should contact Partners Ending Homelessness or call United Way’s 2-1-1 line for more information while the Center of Hope Family Shelter remains closed. Food Assistance services are suspended until further notice. Please call the Greater High Point Food Alliance for information on neighboring food pantries.


The Salvation Army of High Point would like to thank all the amazing donors and community partners for their generosity in donating supplies, providing words of encouragement, and continuing to help in so many ways during this time of need. Evening Meals for Shelter Residents, Cleaning Supplies, Garbage Bags, and Laundry Detergent are current needs as the building remains closed.

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(August 23, 2019) -- The Salvation Army of High Point received additional damage in thunderstorms on Thursday night, causing more moisture and roof damage to the Center of Hope Family Shelter and administrative and social services offices, on 301 West Green Drive in High Point.

AfterDisaster crews are continuing to clean up the damage occurred from flash-flooding on Monday night and estimates restoration to continue through next week.

The Salvation Army of High Point will offer limited Emergency Financial Assistance services on Monday and Tuesday, August 26th & 27th from 9:00am – 11:30am at South Side Recreation Center located on 401 Taylor Avenue in High Point.

The Salvation Army of High Point would like to thank all the amazing donors and community partners for their generosity in donating supplies, providing words of encouragement, and continuing to help in so many ways during this time of need.

A special thanks is also extended to our local community partners and Stevie Wilson, General Manager of Days Inn in Archdale, for helping provide accommodations for family shelter residents over the weekend. Towels, washcloths, cleaning supplies, garbage bags, and bottled water are current needs as the building remains closed for further clean up and restoration.

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(August 21, 2019) -- The Salvation Army of High Point has temporarily closed the administrative and social services office on 301 West Green Drive in High Point due to flash-flooding from Monday night’s thunderstorms.

“We are incredibly thankful to our donors and generous community partners who are stepping up in so many ways to help during this time of need,” explains Antoine Dalton, Director of Social Services at The Salvation Army of High Point. “In a few days we look forward to opening the building again and continuing to help local families in need.”

Crews from AfterDisaster arrived on scene late Monday night to begin cleanup efforts and will be present throughout the week. The Salvation Army of High Point would like to thank The American Red Cross for providing cots for the men, women, and children living in the Center of Hope Family Shelter to sleep on as they are temporarily relocated to The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club while cleanup efforts continue. The Salvation Army would also like to thank Open Door Ministries for providing hot meals to the Center of Hope Family Shelter residents until the building and living quarters are restored.

“I am sitting here thanking our Good Lord for the staff and the volunteers that make up The Salvation Army!” explains Major Gary Sturdivant, Commanding Officer of The Salvation Army of High Point. “You see through this horrible event that it is more than just a job for them...Their MISSION is to take care of OTHERS and it has really SHINED during this setback. The Salvation Army is promising YOU that we will take YOUR CONTRIBUTIONS of Time, Money and Resources and TAKE CARE of OTHERS!!!”

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