The Salvation Army Responds to Oregon Wildfires – Update #1

OREGON (September 9, 2020) – The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services has been activated in Ashland, Phoenix, Talent, Medford, Linn County, Roseburg, and Lincoln County to respond to the Oregon Wildfires.

  • JACKSON COUNTY (Ashland, Phoenix, Medford, and Talent): 

    • The Salvation Army HOPE House transitional shelter program site in Medford is now operating as an Evacuee Shelter while still housing program participants. Currently, housing 22 evacuees and have the capacity for 50 evacuees. Meals are being provided for evacuees at the shelter. If you need assistance, please call 541-773-6965 x101.

    • We are providing food boxes and clothing vouchers to evacuees.

    • Thrift Store is closed today (9/9). The Thrift Store will open tomorrow (9/10) for evacuees to redeem clothing vouchers. 
       

  • LINN COUNTY: Serving meals to evacuees at the Linn Benton Fairgrounds. Sign up to volunteer: http://salarmy.us/albany-fire-volunteer

  • ROSEBURG: Serving meals to evacuees at the Douglas County Fairgrounds (2110 Frear St, Roseburg, OR 97471). For additional services call 541-672-6581.If you would like to volunteer, please call 503-313-3438.

  • LINCOLN COUNTY: Serving dinner at South Beach Church (3335 S Coast Hwy, South Beach, OR 97366) Wednesday (9/9) Thursday (9/10), and Friday (9/11) at 5:00 PM. 
     

DONATIONS
The best way to help evacuees is to make a financial contribution. Monetary donations allow disaster responders to immediately meet the specific needs of the disaster. 100% of your donation stays in Oregon to respond directly to the needs of those impacted by the Oregon Wildfires. There are a variety of ways the public can support The Salvation Army’s disaster relief efforts.

ONLINE
cascade.salvationarmy.org

PHONE
Call 1-800-SAL-ARMY – Designate gift “Oregon Wildfire Relief”

MAIL
Designate “Oregon Wildfire Relief” on check and mail to:
The Salvation Army Disaster Relief
8495 SE Monterey Ave.
Happy Valley, OR 97086

About The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army annually helps more than 23 million Americans overcome poverty, addiction, and economic hardships through a range of social services. By providing food for the hungry, emergency relief for disaster survivors, rehabilitation for those suffering from drug and alcohol abuse, and clothing and shelter for people in need, The Salvation Army is doing the most good at 7,600 centers of operation around the country. In the first-ever listing of “America’s Favorite Charities” by The Chronicle of Philanthropy, The Salvation Army ranked as the country’s largest privately funded, direct-service nonprofit. For more information, visit www.SalvationArmyUSA.org. Follow us on Twitter @SalvationArmyUS and #DoingTheMostGood.

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Source: disaster.salvationarmyusa.org