Salvation Army sets up 'relief stations' on excessive heat warning days

Posted at 7:39 PM, Jun 04, 2017

The Salvation Army is responding to rising summer temperatures across the Valley by setting up multiple “heat relief” stations.   

The nonprofit’s Red Shield Survival Squad arranges more than a dozen stations for people to cool off and hydrate during Excessive Heat Warnings.   

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These services will be available at the Salvation Army’s Family Services Department near Van Buren and 24th streets from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekends. There will also be more than a dozen other stations set up from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Here are the locations:

Apache Junction
Apache Junction Corps – 605 E. Broadway Rd.

Estrella Mountain Corps – 11 N. Third Ave  

Chandler Corps – 85 E. Saragosa St.   

Valley of the Sun Korean Corps – 7238 N. 61st Ave.
Glendale Corps – 6010 W. Northern Ave.  

Mesa Corps – 241 E. Sixth St.  

Phoenix Central Corps – 4343 N. 16th St.
Phoenix Citadel Corps – 628 N. Third Ave.
Phoenix Kroc Center – 1375 E. Broadway Rd.
Phoenix Family Center – 2707 E Van Buren St.
Phoenix Maryvale Corps – 4318 W. Clarendon Ave.
Eastlake Park – Southwest corner of East Jefferson Street and South 16th Street

Sun Cities West Valley Corps – 17420 N. Avenue of the Arts Blvd.

Tempe Corps – 40 E. University Dr. 

The Salvation Army’s mobile unit will also be on the streets during the excessive heat warning days to monitor the community and help those who are at risk of heat-related illness, injury or death.    

If you’d like to volunteer at the relief stations or donate money and/or items, please call Danielle Shankle at 602-267-4117, or visit their volunteer page.