Meal services extended to Nevada County for Oroville Dam evacuees

February 13, 2017
Sydney Fong | | (916) 563-3731

Meal services extended to Nevada County for Oroville Dam evacuees

SACRAMENTO, CA—Along with the meals being currently served in Chico, The Salvation Army will also start meal services at another evacuation center, the Nevada County Fairgrounds, for residents who have been evacuated due to the erosion of the Oroville Dam.

Crews from Auburn, Grass Valley and Hayward will assist the Nevada County Fairground scene.

Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services management will continue to assess the needs of the situation and will have other units on standby to possibly support other affected areas.  

Meal services at evacuation centers
Silver Dollar Fairgrounds--2357 Fair St, Chico, CA 95928

Nevada County Fairgrounds--11228 McCourtney Rd, Grass Valley, CA 95949

Donation Information
Monetary donations are only needed at this time.  The Salvation Army uses 100% of disaster donations in support of local disaster relief operations.
To give, visit or call 1-800-SAL-ARMY (1-800-725-2769) and designate “Oroville Response”.  Donations by mail may be designated “Oroville Response” and sent to:
The Salvation Army
PO Box 348000
Sacramento, CA 95834

In-kind donations are not currently being accepted outside the disaster area.  However, these gifts are vitally important to your local Salvation Army. To give items locally, visit or call 1-800-SA-TRUCK.

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