In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, The Salvation Army of Wake County is in protective mode, but will continue servicing the needs of the citizens of Wake County, with some changes that are currently in effect.
“This is certainly an unprecedented event that has happened to our community,” said Major Al Newsome, area commander of The Salvation Army of Wake and Lee Counties. “The Salvation Army will continue to do its level best to work with the community in addressing this crisis.”
The Judy D. Zelnak Center of Hope is closed to the public. The soup line will continue servicing those who need a meal, daily from 5-6 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday Food Pantry will continue at the Justus and Jo Ellen Ammons Warehouse, right across the parking light from Center of Hope.
The Red Shield Club (formerly known as Community Center) is closed until further notice. The Corps (Church) will be closed through Sunday, March 22. Sunday service will post on the TSA Wake Army Facebook page. The TSA Wake County Thrift Stores will remain open at normal hours.
TSA Wake County will continue to work with CoC (Continuum of Care), Wake County, and the City of Raleigh on a response.
The Salvation Army of Wake County continues to been in need of cleaning supplies, toilet paper, non-perishable items, and masks and gloves. Non-perishable donations may be made to the Center of Hope, 1863 Capital Blvd. TSA Wake County asks that the items be dropped off at the kitchen door on the side of the building and to call (919) 843-6733 in advance so that a staff member can be available to receive the donations. Cleaning supplies, toilet paper, and masks and gloves can be dropped off at the warehouse with no advanced call. The public can also donate online via TSA Wake County’s Amazon wish list https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/WJUOSF7JMAHR...