The Salvation Army of Milwaukee County
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The Salvation Army Now Accepting Select, New In-Kind Donations To Assist Afghan Evacuees in Wisconsin


By - Sep 10th, 2021 11:38 am

MCCOY, WI – Thousands of Afghan evacuees are now stationed at Ft. McCoy and Volk Field in Wisconsin. In order to assist in their transition, The Salvation Army, among other local organizations, is now accepting select and new in-kind, as well as monetary donations.

“Many of these individuals came to Wisconsin with nothing but the clothes on their back,” said Benny Benedict, Emergency Disaster Services Director for The Salvation Army of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan. “So taking care of them is a top priority.”

A limited number of Salvation Army facilities will be open as drop off donation stations. Here is a list of accepted items:

Milwaukee, WI
Salvation Army Oak Creek Corps
8853 S. Howell Ave.
Oak Creek, WI  53154
Donation Hours 7am – 5pm Monday – Friday

Madison, WI
Salvation Army Madison Corps
3030 Darbo Drive
Madison, WI  53714
Donation Hours 10am – 2pm Monday – Friday

La Crosse, WI
Salvation Army La Crosse Corps
223 North 8th Street
La Crosse, WI  54601
Donation Hours 8am – 4pm Monday – Friday

Wausau, WI
The Salvation Army Wausau Corps
202 Callon St.
Wausau, WI  54401
Donation Hours 8:30am- 4:00pm Monday – Friday

Monetary donations are still being accepted online and through the mail at the following locations:

“Any leftover funds would be used for case management, as this appears to be a long-term operation,” Benedict said.

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