The Salvation Army Responds to Oregon Wildfires - Update #3

September 13, 2020
Alexa Morris | alexa.morris@usw.salvationarmy.org

 

(September 13, 2020) - The Salvation Army continues to provide meal service for evacuees across eight counties in Oregon. Then starting tonight, The Salvation Army will begin feeding 125 firefighters twice a day in Lane County. 
 

  • Oregon Convention Center at 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Portland, OR 97232. No volunteers needed at this site.
     

  • Oregon State Fairgrounds at 2330 17th St. NE, Salem, OR 97303.
     

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

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

  • 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.
     

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

  • Clackamas County: The Salvation Army is providing meals, drinks, N95 masks, snacks, and coffee at Clackamas Town Center at 12000 SE 82nd Ave, Happy Valley, OR 97086.

Evacuee Shelter Services:

  • In Jackson County, The Salvation Army HOPE House at 1065 Crews Rd. Medford, Oregon 97501.

 


 

VOLUNTEER

  • Clackamas County: Click here to sign up.
     

  • Marion County: To sign up email Deanna.Markham@usw.salvationarmy.org
     

  • Lincoln County: To sign up email Newport.Volunteer@usw.salvationarmy.org
     

  • For additional areas please email Lisa.Cole@usw.salvationarmy.org
     

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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