SACRAMENTO, CA—Along with the meals being currently served in Chico, The Salvation Army will also start meal services at another evacuation center, the Nevada County Fairgrounds, for residents who have been evacuated due to the erosion of the Oroville Dam.
Crews from Auburn, Grass Valley and Hayward will assist the Nevada County Fairground scene.
Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services management will continue to assess the needs of the situation and will have other units on standby to possibly support other affected areas.
Meal services at evacuation centers
Silver Dollar Fairgrounds--2357 Fair St, Chico, CA 95928
Nevada County Fairgrounds--11228 McCourtney Rd, Grass Valley, CA 95949
Monetary donations are only needed 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 “Oroville Response”. Donations by mail may be designated “Oroville Response” and sent to:
The Salvation Army
PO Box 348000
Sacramento, CA 95834
In-kind donations are not currently being accepted outside the disaster area. However, these gifts are vitally important to your local Salvation Army. To give items locally, visit www.SATruck.com or call 1-800-SA-TRUCK.About The Salvation Army