The Salvation Army responds to Carr Fire (Update #4)

August 01, 2018
Sydney Fong | | (916) 563-3731

The Salvation Army responds to Carr Fire (Update #4)

Redding, CA—The Salvation Army has deployed additional out-of-state personnel to assist the relief efforts in Shasta County.  Teams from Great Falls, Mont.; Helena, Mont.; Missoula, Mont.; Centralia, Wash. and Coeur d’Alene, Wash. will contribute to the existing meal services and emotional and spiritual care at Carr Fire evacuation sites in Redding and Weaverville.

Salvation Army teams are currently assisting these sites:


  • Shasta College-- 11555 Old Oregon Trail, Redding, CA 96003
  • Crosspointe Community Church-- 960 Hartnell Ave, Redding, CA 96002
  • Simpson College-- 2211 College View Dr, Redding, CA 96003
  • Foothill High School-- 9733 Deschutes Rd, Palo Cedro, CA 96073


  • Weaverville Elementary School-- 31020 CA-3, Weaverville, CA 96093

Through Wednesday, nearly 10,000 meals have been served to evacuees and first responders.

Donation Information

Monetary donations are preferred at this time.  The Salvation Army uses 100% of disaster donations in support of local disaster relief operations.

To give, visit or call 1-800-SAL-ARMY (1-800-725-2769) and designate “Carr Fire”.  Donations by mail may be designated “Carr Fire” and sent to:

The Salvation Army
PO Box 348000
Sacramento, CA 95834

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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