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SALVATION ARMY PROVIDING SUPPORT AT MASS SHOOTING IN BROOKFIELD
Wauwatosa, WI (October 21, 2012) The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services Team (EDS) is on site at a location near the mass shooting in Brookfield, Wisconsin providing hydration and spiritual support to first responders and family members of victims of a reported shooting incident that occurred earlier today.
The Salvation Army’s EDS Team will be on site until the situation is resolved.
About The Salvation Army:
The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination since 1865. Nearly 33 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadest array of social services that range from providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless and opportunities for underprivileged children. Nationally, approximately 84 cents of every dollar raised is used to support those services in nearly 9,000 communities nationwide. For more information, go to www.SAmilwaukee.org.