UPDATE: The Salvation Army Responds to Oregon Wildfires

(September 17, 2020) As evacuation orders begin to lift, The Salvation Army continues to serve those impacted by the wildfires. In Clackamas County, evacuees have started to return home, and so The Salvation Army is transitioning from serving daily meals to providing long-term support for that area.

  • Meals Served: 16,415
  • Snacks: 7,599
  • Drinks: 10,245
  • Home Delivered Meals: 3,872
  • Food Boxes: 1,373
  • Lodging for Evacuees at Salvation Army Facilities: 279

The Salvation Army continues to provide meals and services in the following areas:

  • Clackamas County at Clackamas Town Center at12000 SE 82nd Ave, Happy Valley, OR 97086. As RV and tent evacuees have started to return home, The Salvation Army is providing these families with services from our mobile resource vehicle twice a day.
  • Douglas County: Meal services are available for pick-up and delivery only. 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: Feeding evacuees three times a day currently sheltered at a local hotel.
  • Jackson County Expo at 1 Peninger Rd, Central Point, OR 97502. Feeding evacuees three times a day. The Salvation Army HOPE House at 1065 Crews Rd. Medford, Oregon 97501 is being used as a shelter for over 40 evacuees.
  • Lane County: Feeding 75 firefighters working on the front lines twice a day.
  • Linn and Benton Counties at the Linn Benton Fairgrounds at 3700 Knox Butte Rd E, Albany, OR 97322. Feeding evacuees three times a day.
  • 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.
  • Marion County at the Oregon State Fairgrounds at 2330 17th St. NE, Salem, OR 97303.Meals are being delivered to the Fairgrounds, as well as local hotels in Salem and Woodburn for evacuees.
  • Multnomah County: Providing over 1,000 meals to houseless Portlanders every Monday in North and SE Portland.

VOLUNTEER

  • Marion County: To sign up email [email protected]
  • Lincoln County: To sign up email [email protected]
  • Douglas County: Volunteers are needed in Roseburg for assembling lunches and dinners for delivery. Volunteers are needed between 9/17 – 9/27. If you are able to help, please call 503-313-3438.
  • For additional areas please email [email protected]

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

                                                                            

(September 14, 2020) – Since Monday, September 6, The Salvation Army has provided 10,648 meals for evacuees across nine counties in Oregon.

Whenever we’re asked by local and state agencies, The Salvation Army responds to our region’s wildfires. As one of the nation’s major emergency relief organizations, The Salvation Army is on the ground before, during, and after a disaster strikes. Our Emergency Disaster Services teams provide food, hydration, emotional comfort, and more.

Right now, The Salvation Army continues to provide meals across nine counties in Oregon.

  • Clackamas County at the Clackamas Town Center at 12000 SE 82nd Ave, Happy Valley, OR 97086.
  • Douglas County: Meal services are available for pick-up and delivery only. To sign up please call 503-313-3438.
  • Jackson County Expo at 1 Peninger Rd, Central Point, OR 97502.
  • Lane County feeding 125 firefighters twice a day.
  • Linn and Benton Counties: Serving meals to evacuees at the Linn Benton Fairgrounds at 3700 Knox Butte Rd E, Albany, OR 97322.
  • Lincoln County: Emergency food boxes at 140 NE 4th St, Newport, OR 97365.
  • Marion County at the Oregon State Fairgrounds at 2330 17th St. NE, Salem, OR 97303, as well as Woodburn at the Super 8 at 821 Evergreen Rd, Woodburn, OR 97071
  • Multnomah County at the Oregon Convention Center at 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Portland, OR 97232.

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

                                                                     

OREGON (September 9, 2020) – The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services has been activated in Ashland, Phoenix, Talent, Medford, Linn County, Roseburg, and Lincoln County to respond to the Oregon Wildfires.

  • JACKSON COUNTY (Ashland, Phoenix, Medford, and Talent): 
    • The Salvation Army HOPE House transitional shelter program site in Medford is now operating as an Evacuee Shelter while still housing program participants. Currently, housing 22 evacuees and have the capacity for 50 evacuees. Meals are being provided for evacuees at the shelter. If you need assistance, please call 541-773-6965 x101.
    • We are providing food boxes and clothing vouchers to evacuees.
    • Thrift Store is closed today (9/9). The Thrift Store will open tomorrow (9/10) for evacuees to redeem clothing vouchers.
  • LINN COUNTY: Serving meals to evacuees at the Linn Benton Fairgrounds. Sign up to volunteer: http://salarmy.us/albany-fire-volunteer
  • ROSEBURG: Serving meals to evacuees at the Douglas County Fairgrounds (2110 Frear St, Roseburg, OR 97471). For additional services call 541-672-6581.If you would like to volunteer, please call 503-313-3438.
  • LINCOLN COUNTY: Serving dinner at South Beach Church (3335 S Coast Hwy, South Beach, OR 97366) Wednesday (9/9) Thursday (9/10), and Friday (9/11) at 5:00 PM.

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

 

 

 

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