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The Salvation Army Continues Providing Aid in Response to the Cedar Fire

Phoenix, AZ (June 17, 2016) –The Salvation Army is providing meals to those affected by the Cedar  Fire. The blaze has consumed more than 9600 acres forcing residents of Forestdale to evacuate. Residents of Show Low, Pinetop-Lakeside remain under pre-evacuation notice.

The Salvation Army is providing breakfast, lunch, and dinner for evacuees at the Red Cross Shelter located at Snowflake High School.  An estimated 140 meals have been served by Salvation Army staff and volunteers. A second team is at the Round Valley Middle School shelter located at 126 W. 2nd St. Eagar, AZ. They are preparing to distribute food and hydration at the shelter if needed. 

 The Salvation Army is accepting monetary donations to assist those affected by the fire. To give, visit www.salvationarmyphoenix.org.  You can also text to give by texting CedarCreek (no space) to 51555.   The Salvation Army uses 100 percent of your disaster donations in support of local disaster relief operations.  

About The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army has been meeting the physical and spiritual needs of people in the southwest, without discrimination, since 1893. Internationally, it is an organization with a lineage of public service that dates back to 1865, and has evolved over the decades into a social service provider with an unmatched scope and breadth. The Salvation Army currently has representation in 127 countries worldwide, in addition to nearly 8,000 centers of operation across the United States.

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