This is National Salvation Army Week, a time to recognize and celebrate the many ways the Salvation Army helps the Yakima Valley. Some activities are planned this week.
For more than 125 years the Salvation Army has been active in the Yakima Valley.  According to Lisa Sargent the Community Relations & Outreach Program Manager says many people don't realize they are first a church. Sunday services are 9:30am English language and 11am in Spanish.
Sargent says they help thousands of people each year at the church and through the Family Service office. A press release says the Family service office is open Monday at 9 South 6th Avenue.
The office provides services such as social, emotional, and spiritual support, clothing vouchers, household needs, hygiene packets, blankets, youth activities, summer camps and a food bank that is open Monday thru Friday from 2:00 p.m. to 4:0 p.m. Call the office if you need help at 453-3139.
A series of events are planned this week. Don't miss our conversation with officials from the Salvation Army on Tuesday at 7:45 a.m. on KIT.

Wednesday, May 12th

A mobile vaccine clinic. The clinic will be held at 9 south 6th avenue, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. you can walk up or schedule an appointment to be Vaccinated.  The Mobile clinic will be in the parking lot of The Salvation Army Thrift store.
United Healthcare will also be on site for information regarding health care.

Saturday, May 15th, 10 -4pm

A event planned at 9 south 6th avenue, outside in The Salvation Army thrift store parking (closest to Yakima Ave), donuts, water bottles and MORE!  United Healthcare will be on site, Salvation Army information table, and the thrift store is having a 50% off sale!

The Salvation Army has a  Service extension in Grandview and in Ellensburg, Washington.

Grandview Service extension, 246 Division Street, 509.823.1814  food bank is Tuesday and Thursday from 10-1pm.  For all other services and questions call first.

Ellensburg Service extension is located at the Mercer Creek Church 509.933.7800. They serve Ellensburg and Cle Elum.

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