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The Salvation Army Hands Out Water At The Olympics

The Salvation Army handed out thousands of water bottles to Olympic spectators this weekend at King’s Cross Station. 39,335 bottles, to be exact! A lot of water, for a lot of thirsty people!

Jesus said “But whoever drinks the water I give him will never thirst. Indeed, the water I give him will become in him a spring of water welling up to eternal life.” John 4:14″

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View these and other pictures of the weekend event in the Flickr album. For this and other Olympic updates, check out their Facebook.

The Salvation Army to Provide Heat Relief Services—Phoenix, AZ

The Salvation Army to Provide Heat Relief Services Across the Valley Today
Hydration Stations across the Valley will provide water, sunscreen, and other relief services.

Phoenix, AZ (June 18, 2012) – As the Valley hits record high temperatures today, The Salvation Army will deploy ten hydration stations across the Valley to provide heat relief services until 2:00 p.m. Each location will provide chilled bottled water and safety information to individuals in or potentially in distress due to the heat.

The Salvation Army has deployed hydration stations five times this heat season providing thousands of bottles of water and heat relief services to hundreds of individuals across the Valley.

Hydration Stations are located at:

Street Locations

SW corner 16th St. and Jefferson (East Lake Park)
NE corner 3rd Ave. and Fillmore
35th Ave. and Roosevelt (Falcon Park)
SW corner 5th St. and Hatcher

The Salvation Army Corps Locations:

Phoenix Central Corps: 4343 N. 16th St., Phoenix, 85016
Phoenix Maryvale Corps: 4318 W. Clarendon Ave., Phoenix, 85031
Glendale Corps: 6010 W. Northern Ave., Glendale, 85301
Chandler Corps: 85 E. Saragosa St., Chandler, 85225
Mesa Corps: 241 E. 6th St., Mesa, 85201
Tempe Corps: 40 E. University Dr., Tempe, 85281

The Salvation Army will be collecting bottled water (16.9 oz) throughout the summer. Individuals interested in donating can deliver water to 2707 E. Van Buren, Phoenix, AZ 85008. Contact Abby Rolfs at 602.267.4170 regarding donation information.

About The Salvation Army:
The Salvation Army has been serving Arizona since 1893. Through a broad array of programs the centers provide services to the homeless, working poor, children, youth, addicted, elderly, and abused. The Salvation Army is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. For more information, please visit www.salvationarmycares.org.