The Salvation Army Maui County and other VOAD partners opened Resiliency Hub in Kula
Written by: David Sayre
Kula, Maui, HI (Dec. 7, 2021) – The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services, Maui County and other VOAD partners have opened a Resiliency Hub in Kula to assist residents affected by the recent flooding and water and power outages due the Kona low. The agencies are distributing food boxes and bottled water. The Hub also has charging stations and free WiFi available.
The Resiliency Hub is located at Mayor Hannibal Tavares Community Center, 91 Pukalani, Maui, HI 96768.
Hours of operation are:
- Tuesday, Dec. 7 until 7 p.m.
- Wednesday, Dec. 8, from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.
- Thursday, Dec. 9, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
The Salvation Army is part of a team of agencies providing assistance during EDS events and is a member of the State of Hawaii Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD). To make a monetary donations and learn about volunteer opportunities, visit Hawaii.SalvationArmy.org.
About The Salvation Army Disaster Services
The Salvation Army is uniquely positioned to serve those impacted by disasters, however long it takes, because they are there before, during, and after impact. Beyond serving immediate physical needs, they also meet the emotional and spiritual needs that are unique to catastrophic events. The Salvation Army:
- Delivers disaster relief to an average of 382,000 people annually.
- Serves every ZIP code in the United States and touches almost 25 million lives a year.
- Has served survivors of every major national disaster since 1900.
- Remains in communities until needs are met and beyond.
About The Salvation Army – Hawaiian & Pacific Islands Division
The Salvation Army – Hawaiian & Pacific Islands Division covers the state of Hawaii and the Pacific Islands including Guam, Republic of the Marshall Islands and The Federated States of Micronesia. In 2021, The Salvation Army was ranked #2 on the list of “America’s Favorite Charities” by The Chronicle of Philanthropy. The Division offers a wide variety of programs throughout the islands including: affordable senior housing; at-risk youth services and housing; camp & conference center; church/religious services and programs; emergency disaster services; family stores; food distribution and feeding programs; homeless services; The Kroc Center – Hawaii’s largest community center; preschools & day care services; older adults; social services – emergency assistance; substance abuse treatment; women’s auxiliary; and women’s ministries. For more information, call 808-988-2136, visit hawaii.salvationarmy.org, or follow us on Facebook and Instagram.