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Salvation Army reaches out to fire fighters

MONDAY, 19 APRIL 2021 I For immediate release

The Salvation Army in Southern Africa is bringing relief to fire fighters in fire-ravaged Cape Town and has assured those impacted by the fires of its prayers.
Colonel Mercy Mahlangu, Divisional Director of Women’s Ministries for the Western Cape, is coordinating efforts to assist fire fighters in the area by providing them with mineral water, cold drinks and sandwiches.

Fire fighters are expected to be on the scene of the fires for several days to ensure that they don’t flare up again.

Captain Velani Buthelezi, PR Secretary for The Salvation Army Southern Africa territory, says: “Our prayers are with those who have been affected by the fires and especially with the students who have had to evacuate their residences. We understand that the university is taking care of their needs. As The Salvation Army, we have been asked to assist in bringing relief to the brave fire fighters.”

Captain Buthelezi says that, in addition to the various funds that have already been set up to assist, members of the public can contribute through The Salvation Army’s Red Shield banking account. Its details are:
Bank: First National Bank
Branch: Braamfontein
Branch code: 251905
Account name: Salvation Army Red Shield Appeal
Account number: 50540087604
Reference: Please give your name and “Cape fires” as a reference.

The Salvation Army is an international movement and evangelical part of the universal Christian Church and has a professional record in rehabilitating and accommodating trafficking trade victims and addressing social injustice in a systematic, measured, proactive and Christian manner through its International Social Justice Commission.


Media Contact: Ruth Coggin
Quo Vadis Communications
Tel: 011-487-0026
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Client Contact: Captain Velani Buthelezi
Public Relations Secretary
Tel: 011-718-6745
Cell: 082-994-4351
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