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The Salvation Army - Fairfax, VA

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We are collecting items for seniors and vulnerable populations. You can help by creating care packages from the security of
your own home and safely dropping items at our locations:
* Canned soups and other dry and canned foods
* Gift cards to Giant or Safeway
* Socks, hats, gloves and toiletries
* Large-font activity books like sudoku
* Diapers and baby wipes
* Sanitizing supplies
* Un-opened food to be cooked for 120 homeless neighbors served nightly by our Grate Patrol Program
* Donate online: www.salvationarmynca.org/covid19

Drop Off Information
We will receive donations Mondays, 1-4pm, at the following locations. Please leave donated goods outside the front door and call or text 202-345-2238, indicating the location where you are. We will check for drop-off regularly, too.

DC
* 3335 Sherman Avenue, NW
* 2300 MLK Jr. Avenue, SE

Maryland
* 20021 Aircraft Drive, Germantown
* 4825 Edmonston Avenue, Hyattsville

Virginia
* 1804 Mount Vernon Avenue, Alexandria
* 518 South Glebe Road, Arlington
* 4915 Ox Road, Fairfax
* 1483 Old Bridge Rd, Ste 102, Woodbridge

To drop of at other times, please coordinate your preferred time and location via email, call, or text: angela.soriano@uss.salvationarmy.org / 202-345-2238

Safety First
Safety is paramount. Please follow these precautions:
* Do not purchase items or prepare and drop-off care packages if anyone in your home is sick.
* While packaging and dropping of goods, wash hands frequently and avoid touching your face.
* During drop-off please leave food at the front and follow social distancing procedures.
* Donated items must be unopened and not expired.

Questions? Contact Angela, Volunteer and Donation Drive Manager
Angela.Soriano@uss.salvationarmy.org or 202-756-3906

Volunteers and Friends, be safe and take care!

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About The Salvation Army - Fairfax, VA

Location:

4915 Ox Road, Fairfax, VA 22030, US

Mission Statement

The Salvation Army, an international organization, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

Description

The Salvation Army Fairfax Corps is a center of worship and service. The corps supplies basic services to those in need and provides programs for youth and adults.

Crisis Support
Disaster Relief
Emergency & Safety

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

4915 Ox RoadFairfax, VA 22030

(38.82251,-77.31624)
 

SKILLS

  • Disaster Relief Care & Shelters
  • Disaster Response

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • It's flexible! You can serve as much or as little as you like!

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