The Salvation Army Expands Relief Efforts for Yarnell Hill Fires

July 05, 2013
Melany Stroupe | | (602) 430-5980

Phoenix, AZ (July 05, 2013) – The Salvation Army has served 1234 meals, 3316 drinks and 216 snacks to the first responders and survivors of the Yarnell Hill Fire. The Salvation Army is serving meals at the evacuee center at Yavapai College. In addition, they are providing meals at the Red Cross Headquarters, County Emergency Command and Joint Incident Command.  

Over the past several days, Salvation Army disaster service personnel assisted with immediate needs by providing clothing, utility assistance, and grocery’s for evacuees, as well as providing emotional and spiritual support. Monetary donations are desperately needed to help The Salvation Army assist those affected during the long recovery ahead.

To Donate:

  • Give online at
  • Donate at the register at any Bashas’, Food City or AJ’s grocery store. Call 1-800-SAL-ARMY (1-800-725-2769) and designate “AZ Fires”.
  • You can also text the word “IGIVEAZ” to 80888 to make a $10 donation through your mobile phone.*
  • Checks may be made out to: The Salvation Army PO BOX 80066 Prescott, AZ 86304. Please designate “AZ Fires” on all checks.

The Salvation Army uses 100% of your disaster donations in support of local disaster relief operations. In--kind donations are not currently being accepted.  However, these gifts are vitally important to your local Salvation Army. To give items locally, visit or call 1-800-SA-TRUCK.

About The Salvation Army:

The Salvation Army has been serving the Southwest since 1893. Through a broad array of programs the centers provide services to the homeless, working poor, children, youth, addicted, elderly, and abused. The Salvation Army is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. For more information, please visit

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About The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army, established in London in 1865, has been supporting those in need without discrimination for more than 135 years in the U.S. More than 25 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through a range of social services: food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless, and opportunities for underprivileged children. The Salvation Army tracks the level of need across the country with the Human Needs Index ( The Salvation Army has served survivors of every major national disaster since 1900. The Salvation Army does not place an administrative fee on disaster donations. During emergency disasters, 100 percent of designated gifts are used to support specific relief efforts. For more information, go to or follow on Twitter @SalvationArmyUS.

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