Oroville, CA—The Salvation Army will start a meal service later tonight at an emergency evacuation center for Butte County residents who have been affected by the recent Wall Fire. A team from The Salvation Army Roseville Corps is currently en route to the Church of the Nazarene in Oroville (2238 Monte Vista Ave) to provide assistance at the site.
Cal Fire has reported that 1,000 acres near the town of Bangor have been destroyed by the wildfire.
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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 (HumanNeedsIndex.org). 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 www.SalvationArmyUSA.org or follow on Twitter @SalvationArmyUS.