Salvation Army volunteer from Bath heading to Puerto Rico


LEAVING FROM THIS MORNING. GOOD MORNING EARLIER THIS MORNING I WAS SPEAKING TO LIBBY FARMER SHE’S A TRAINED EMERGENCY DISASTER VOLUNTEER FROM THE BATH SALVATION ARMY .. SHE’S SET TO ARRIVE AROUND 5 THIS MORNING AS WE’VE SEEN THE PAST COUPLE OF DAYS AND ON YOUR SCREEN RIGHT – MANY FAMILIES AND INDIVIDUALS IN PUERTO RICO HAVE NO HOMES OR FOOD AND WATER LIBBY FARMER WILL BE THERE TO ASSIST IN ANY WAY SHE CAN. SHE’S TRAINED IN EMERGENCY DISASTER CARE INCLUDING … INCIDENT MANAGEMENT … FOOD SERVICE.. TO EMOTIONAL AND SPIRITUAL CARE… CPR TRAINING AND BASIC FIRST AID “ILL BE MEETING UP WITH PEOPLE ALREADY THERE, OFFICERS OF THE SALVATION ARMY AND VOLUNTEERS AND THEY’RE HANDING OUT FOOD AND PERSONAL HYGIENE KITS I THINK THEY’VE GIVEN OUT OVER 91 HUNDRED MEALS ALREADY”// “IM FEELING PRETTY EXCITED I’M LOOKING FORWARD TO IT” AS OF SEPTEMBER 22ND .. THE SALVATION ARMY HAS SERVED MORE THAN 8 THOUSAND INDIVIDUALS ACROSS PUERTO RICO– SENDING OVER 9 THOUSAN

Salvation Army volunteer from Maine heading to Puerto Rico

A Salvation Army volunteer from Maine left the Portland International Jetport Monday morning, heading to Puerto Rico. Libby Farmer is going to assist in any way she can, as the area recovers from Hurricane Fiona. Click here to donate to hurricane relief effortsFarmer is trained in emergency disaster care, including incident management, food service, emotional and spiritual care, CPR training, and basic first aid.When she arrives in Puerto Rico, she will be linking up with other Salvation Army officers and volunteers to hand out supplies at community centers. “I’ll be meeting up with people already there, officers of the Salvation Army and volunteers and they’re handing out food and personal hygiene kits. I’m feeling pretty excited. I’m looking forward to it,” said Farmer. The Salvation Army says that as of Thursday, Sept. 22, they had already distributed 9,159 prepared meals or meal kits, 11,309 drinks or bottles of water, as well as hundreds of other supplies like personal hygiene kits, ice bags, clean-up kits, and blankets at their community centers in Puerto Rico.

A Salvation Army volunteer from Maine left the Portland International Jetport Monday morning, heading to Puerto Rico.

Libby Farmer is going to assist in any way she can, as the area recovers from Hurricane Fiona.

Click here to donate to hurricane relief efforts

Farmer is trained in emergency disaster care, including incident management, food service, emotional and spiritual care, CPR training, and basic first aid.

When she arrives in Puerto Rico, she will be linking up with other Salvation Army officers and volunteers to hand out supplies at community centers.

“I’ll be meeting up with people already there, officers of the Salvation Army and volunteers and they’re handing out food and personal hygiene kits. I’m feeling pretty excited. I’m looking forward to it,” said Farmer.

The Salvation Army says that as of Thursday, Sept. 22, they had already distributed 9,159 prepared meals or meal kits, 11,309 drinks or bottles of water, as well as hundreds of other supplies like personal hygiene kits, ice bags, clean-up kits, and blankets at their community centers in Puerto Rico.

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