Salvation Army responds to Carr Fire (Update #5)

August 02, 2018
Sydney Fong | sydney.fong@usw.salvationarmy.org | (916) 563-3731

REDDING, CA—Starting today, The Salvation Army and more than 40 other agencies are participating at a local assistance center at Shasta High School (2500 Eureka Way, Redding, CA 96001) for those affected by the recent Carr Fire in Shasta County.  Through Wednesday, August 8, caseworkers will be on hand to help local residents with recovery assistance. The hours of service are from 9 AM to 7 PM.

If residents can, it is recommended to bring a photo ID, household income information and insurance documents to the local assistance center.

Salvation Army teams are also currently assisting these sites:

Redding

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

Weaverville

  • Trinity High School-- 321 Victory Ln, Weaverville, CA 96093

Since last Friday, more than 12,000 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 www.gosalarmy.org 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 9583

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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.

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