The Salvation Army San Fernando Valley Corps Serves Families Affected by the Panorama City Apartment Fire
March 19th - - In response to the March 5, 2021 apartment fire in Los Angeles County’s Panorama City that damaged multiple units, the San Fernando Valley Corps has served nine families (36 individuals) with lodging assistance for a total of 777 nights and $32,747.76.
Six of the nine families received 28 nights each of lodging assistance while their apartment units are being repaired. Three of the nine families received seven nights each of lodging assistance for the utilities to be restored for their apartment units. The lodging assistance for all nine families begins today, March 19th. For more information on the fire, please visit Los Angeles Fire Department.
- Total in Financial Lodging Assistance: $32,747.76
- Nights in Lodging Assistance: 777
- # of Individuals Served in Lodging Assistance: 36
- # of Families Served in Lodging Assistance: 9
The Salvation Army San Fernando Valley Corps is also in contact with a number of families to support them in their rebuilding phase including furniture and household assistance, so be sure to follow us on social media to receive updates on our fire relief assistance. This operation was funded through The Salvation Army Emergency Services (EDS) reserves for the financial/lodging assistance.
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 127 years in the United States. More than 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. About 82 cents of every dollar raised is used to support those services in 7,000 communities nationwide. For more information, go to salvationarmy-socal.org.