Salvation Army recognized as a COVID Hero

The Salvation Army headquarters in Tiyan. (PNC file photo)

During her daily online news conference, the governor commended the Salvation Army for providing support to families and individuals struggling through the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Governor said helping one another is at the very core of the island community during these challenging times. And the Salvation Army is helping deliver the essential items to those who need it the most.

On Tuesday, Governor Lou Leon Guerrero recognized the international organization for being a COVID Hero.

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Every day, the Salvation Army delivers food to families affected by COVID-19. From April 13 to 17, the Salvation Army assisted 142 families, many of whom are new to their program.

“Just as they had done before, they continue to meet the daily needs of our most vulnerable population. Thank you Salvation Army for being a COVID hero,” the governor said.

The governor is encouraging residents to use the hashtag #COVIDHeroesGU on their social media posts to highlight individuals, groups, and businesses who are stepping up to assist the island’s COVID-19 response efforts.