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Demand For Food Continues to Increase and
The Salvation Army Needs Your Help
Portland, OR (May 15, 2020) - In two weeks, Operation Share Hope has fed 9,241 people across the Portland Metro area. Food boxes include all major USDA food groups which include fruit, veggies, grains, protein, and dairy. Each day of Operation Share Hope, The Salvation Army is running out of food by 11:00 AM because the demand continues to grow.
On Monday, May 18, The Salvation Army will host a community Food Drive to collect items desperately needed for Operation Share Hope. The public can drop-off donations at Operation Share Hope locations from 9 AM - 1 PM. Donors can simply drive up, and volunteers will be on-site to accept donations. The Food Drive will continue until further notice alongside Operation Share Hope.
Non-perishable food items are needed and will be added to the grocery boxes given to local families throughout the Portland Metro area.
MONDAYS at Lloyd Center located at 2201 Lloyd Center, Portland, OR 97232 between 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM. Enter from Multnomah St. directly across from Regal Lloyd Center & IMAX.
WEDNESDAYS at East Hill Church in Gresham located at 701 N Main Ave, Gresham, OR 97030 between 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM.
FRIDAYS at Clackamas Town Center located at 12000 SE 82nd Ave, Happy Valley, OR 97086 between 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM. Located on the corner of Monterey Ave. & 82nd.
The following items are recommended donations for the Food Drive. Monetary donations are also needed and will be used to continue Salvation Army services in the Portland Metro area. Donations accepted online at portland.salvationarmy.org.
The Salvation Army will continue serving those in the most need during this uncertain and challenging time.
For updated maps of each location please visit: http://salarmy.us/foodboxes
OPERATION SHARE HOPE WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE ON MEMORIAL DAY - MONDAY, MAY 25. OPERATION SHARE HOPE WILL RESUME ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 27.
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About The Salvation Army Portland
Since 1886, The Salvation Army has provided help for the most basic needs of local residents without regard to race, creed, social status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. The Salvation Army’s services include programs that help people transition from crisis to safety and stability—365 days a year. Last year, The Salvation Army services assisted over 80,000 youth, adults, and seniors across Multnomah, Washington, and Clackamas County. Learn more at portland.salvationarmy.org.
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