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The Salvation Army of Greater Birmingham is offering COVID-19 emergency assistance for Jefferson County residents living outside the city limits of Birmingham, Bessemer, Helena, and Sumiton.  Eligible Applicants can be assisted with rent and/or utilities, including water, sewer, electric, and gas.  The funds are made available from a Community Development Block Grant from The Jefferson County Commission.

To qualify for the funding,the applicant must be a resident of Jefferson County that lives outside of the city limits of Birmingham, Bessemer, Helena, and Sumiton. The applicant must also have had a documented loss of income due to the Corona Virus pandemic.  For more information, please contact go to www.BirminghamSalvationArmy.org or call (205) 328-4536.

“We are grateful to receive the funds for emergency assistance,” stated Major Charles Powell, Area Commander, The Salvation Army of Greater Birmingham. “This is never more important than during a time of crisis like the current COVID-19 pandemic.  We are truly humbled to continue serving the community in the name of Jesus Christ during these uncertain times.”