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Salvation Army serving in Las Vegas following mass shooting

Added on Monday, October 2, 2017

Written by Julie Borgen, Twin Cities Media Relations Director for The Salvation Army Northern Division

The Salvation Army Southern Nevada is providing emotional and spiritual care to survivors, family members and first responders after the tragic mass shooting in Las Vegas.

Trained volunteers and staff members have been sent to area hospitals to serve the hundreds of people there for treatment and those seeking to find information about missing loved ones.

Salvation Army mobile kitchens are at serving at a local blood bank, where hundreds of people are standing line to give blood, which is in critical need.

The Salvation Army has also opened up a local shelter in Las Vegas, where people can come who need support and other services.

“We ask that everyone please pray for the families and friends of those who have lost their lives, or were injured, as well as the first responders and Salvation Army officers and staff who are ministering to the community,” said Lt. Col. Kelly Pontsler, leader of The Salvaiton Army Southwest Division in Las Vegas.