The Salvation Army Responds to Oregon Wildfires - Update #8

September 25, 2020
Alexa Morris | alexa.morris@usw.salvationarmy.org

The Salvation Army Responds to Oregon Wildfires - Update #8

The Salvation Army is providing meals and resources in counties across Oregon. In response to the Oregon Wildfires, The Salvation Army has served 28,542 meals to evacuees and firefighters as of Friday, September 25. 

  • Meals Served: 28,542
  • Snacks: 25,154
  • Drinks: 24,157
  • Home Delivered Meals: 13,576
  • Food Boxes: 2,779
  • Emotional & Spiritual Care: 2,486
  • Lodging at Salvation Army Facilities: 487

The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Teams continue to provide meals and services in the following areas: 

  • Clackamas County 
    • Providing daily food boxes, meals, and emotional/spiritual care in Estacada through Sunday, September 27.  
       
  • Douglas County
    • Meal services are available for pick up and delivery only until October 2. To sign up please call 503-313-3438.
       
    • Clothing for evacuees is available at 2658 Stephen St. Roseburg, OR from 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, Monday - Friday.  
       
  • Deschutes County
  • Jackson County Expo at 1 Peninger Rd, Central Point, OR 97502. 
    • Feeding evacuees breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks throughout the day. 
       
    • The Salvation Army HOPE House at 1065 Crews Rd. Medford, Oregon 97501 is being used as a shelter for evacuees. 
       
    • Currently, The Salvation Army in Jackson County is accepting donations of Gatorade, juice, flavored drinks, and granola bars. Donations can be dropped off at 304 Beatty St, Medford, OR 97501 on Monday - Friday between 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM.
       
  • Lincoln County: 
    • Emergency food boxes are available in Newport at 140 NE 4th St, Newport, OR 97365 on Wednesday - Friday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM. They are also available in Lincoln City on Fridays from 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM at The Lincoln City Church of Christ 2160 NE Quay Pl, Lincoln City, OR 97367. 
       
  • Multnomah County 
    • Providing over 1,000 meals to houseless Portlanders every Monday in North and SE Portland.  

VOLUNTEER

  • 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
salarmy.us/oregon-wildfires

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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