Salvation Army Staff, Corps Members, and Volunteers are trained in FeedMore Mobile Canteen

Jun 30, 2023

Salvation Army Staff, Corps Members, and Volunteers are trained in FeedMore Mobile Canteen Readiness


At The Salvation Army of Central Maryland, our commitment to serving those in need extends far beyond providing food and shelter. In times of disaster, our dedicated volunteers, corps members, and staff spring into action to offer crucial support. Recently, we had the privilege of hosting an invaluable training session led by Rebecca Chestnut, our esteemed Director of Disaster Services from our Potomac Division. The focus of this session was to equip our team with the skills and knowledge necessary to handle and manage our Feedmore mobile canteen effectively. The event took place at our CSFP warehouse, and the experience left our staff and volunteers feeling empowered, capable, and ready to make a difference in the lives of others.


Rebecca Chestnut: A Beacon of Knowledge and Guidance:

Rebecca Chestnut, a seasoned professional with years of experience in disaster response and management, played a pivotal role in facilitating this enlightening training session. Her expertise in disaster services is unrivaled, and her passion for equipping others shines through in every interaction. Rebecca's dedication to empowering our volunteers, corps members, and staff was evident as she guided them through the ins and outs of utilizing the Feedmore mobile canteen.

Safety First: Learning the Guidelines:

During the training session, the focus was not only on the practical aspects of operating the Feedmore mobile canteen but also on ensuring the safety of all involved. Rebecca emphasized the importance of adhering to safety guidelines, including proper food handling, sanitation practices, and vehicle maintenance. By emphasizing these crucial aspects, our dedicated team members were equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary to deliver meals safely and efficiently.


The Joy of Learning and Collaboration:

As the training session progressed, an atmosphere of camaraderie and teamwork flourished. Our volunteers, corps members, and staff eagerly absorbed the information provided by Rebecca and actively participated in group discussions and hands-on demonstrations. The experience fostered a sense of unity and purpose, reminding everyone of the profound impact their efforts can have on the lives of individuals and communities in times of crisis.

Calling for Volunteers: Join Our FeedMore Mobile Canteen Program:

The FeedMore mobile canteen program serves as a lifeline for those affected by disasters, providing nourishing meals and a glimmer of hope during trying times. To continue delivering this essential service, we rely on the unwavering dedication of volunteers. If you have a passion for helping others and want to make a meaningful difference in your community, we invite you to join our team.


By volunteering with our FeedMore mobile canteen program, you'll have the opportunity to directly impact the lives of individuals in need. Whether it's assisting in meal preparation, serving meals with compassion and care, or providing logistical support, your contribution will be invaluable. Together, we can ensure that no one goes hungry during times of crisis.

To sign up as a volunteer and become a part of our FeedMore mobile canteen program, please visit our website at We welcome individuals from all walks of life who are willing to lend a helping hand.

Recent Stories

Get Involved

A gift to The Salvation Army helps someone in your community.

Give Now



Do Good in your community

Find Worship

Join us throughout the week for worship, fellowship, Bible study, meals, community service and fun.