Redding, CA (September 11, 2013)—The Salvation Army of Redding is preparing to deliver 100 meals this evening for any evacuated families at the Ono-Igo Community Church (6287 Placer Street in Igo) and emergency personnel responding to the Clover Fire.
Since the start of the wildfire, The Salvation Army has provided 545 meals, 1,010 snacks and 1,970 hydration items (water and electrolyte beverages). Salvation Army staff has also provided case management for three families in need of short-term assistance.
The Salvation Army is currently accepting monetary donations for short-term and long-term assistance. One hundred percent of the proceeds will go directly to support the local disaster relief operations. To give, please visit www.gosalarmy.org or call 1-800-SAL-ARMY (1-800-725-2769). Donations by mail may be designated “Clover Fire” and sent to: The Salvation Army 2691 Larkspur Lane Redding, CA 96002.
About Salvation Army Texas
The Salvation Army in Texas serves more than 919,500 people and families a year through its 84 local centers of operation. Daily it serves 9,612 hot meals and shelters 2,885 people. For more information please visit our website at www.salvationarmytexas.org or contact your local Salvation Army.
About The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church established in 1865, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination for 130 years in the United States. Nearly 30 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadest array of social services that range from providing 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. 82 cents of every dollar spent is used to carry out those services in 5,000 communities nationwide. For more information, go to www.salvationarmyusa.org .