Salvation Army emergency disaster services responding to excessive heat warning

The latest excessive heat warning in the Valley will see The Salvation Army emergency disaster services activate 12 heat relief stations throughout metro Phoenix Aug. 13-15 — including at the Apache Junction Corps Community Center, 605 E. Broadway Road — where anyone in need can go for indoor cooling and hydration. The heat relief stations […]

AJUSD to host free breakfasts, lunches for children over summer

The Apache Junction Unified School District will partner with the U.S. Department of Agriculture this summer to offer free breakfasts and lunches to children age 18 and younger at three locations in Apache Junction. Those three locations include Cactus Canyon Junior High School, 801 W. Southern Ave.; Four Peaks Elementary School, 1785 N. Idaho Road; […]

Salvation Army activates relief stations to deal with excessive heat

A late-summer Excessive Heat Warning issued by the National Weather Service for metro Phoenix has activated The Salvation Army’s Red Shield Squad throughout the Valley. Temperatures could reach 110 degrees Friday-Saturday, Sept. 14-15, according to the National Weather Service. Anyone in need can visit one of 12 heat relief stations 11 a.m.-5 p.m. both days. In […]

The Salvation Army Red Shield Survival Squad has heat relief stations during heat warnings

The Salvation Army Red Shield Survival Squad has heat relief stations open during excessive heat warnings. People needing cooling and hydration can retreat to heat relief stations open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, June 12 and Wednesday, June 13 throughout metro Phoenix; and on days the National Weather Service has issued an excessive […]

Heat warning brings out Salvation Army survival squad

The Salvation Army Red Shield Survival Squad has activated heat stations, which will operate 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, June 4, and on any day the National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Warning. Among the East Valley locations are the Apache Junction Corps, 605 E. Broadway Road, and the Mesa Corps, 241 E. Sixth St. […]

Salvation Army provides child care, food during teacher walkout

  The Apache Junction Corps Salvation Army location will be offering child care and food options during the early days of the impending Arizona teacher walkout, officials say. The Salvation Army Arizona is partnering with Fry’s Food Stores and St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance to make food available for children in need, according to a […]