The Salvation Army Responds to Oregon Wildfires – Update #5

 Since Monday, September 7, The Salvation Army has provided 11,236 meals for evacuees across Oregon as of Tuesday, September 15.

Whenever we’re asked by local and state agencies, The Salvation Army responds to our region’s wildfires. As one of the nation’s major emergency relief organizations, The Salvation Army is on the ground before, during, and after a disaster strikes. Our Emergency Disaster Services teams provide food, hydration, emotional comfort, and more.

The Salvation Army is providing meals and resources in ten counties across Oregon. 

  • Clackamas County at the Clackamas Town Center at 12000 SE 82nd Ave, Happy Valley, OR 97086.
     

  • Douglas County: Meal services are available for pick up and delivery only. To sign up please call 503-313-3438. Volunteers are needed in Roseburg for assembling lunches and dinners for delivery. Volunteers are needed between 9/13 – 9/20. If you are able to help, please call 503-313-3438.
     

  • Jackson County Expo at 1 Peninger Rd, Central Point, OR 97502.
     

  • Lane County feeding 75 firefighters twice a day.
     

  • Linn and Benton Counties: Serving meals to evacuees at the Linn Benton Fairgrounds at 3700 Knox Butte Rd E, Albany, OR 97322.
     

  • Lincoln County: Emergency food boxes at 140 NE 4th St, Newport, OR 97365.
     

  • Marion County at the Oregon State Fairgrounds at 2330 17th St. NE, Salem, OR 97303, as well as Woodburn at the Super 8 at 821 Evergreen Rd, Woodburn, OR 97071
     

  • Multnomah County at the Oregon Convention Center at 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Portland, OR 97232.


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