SALVATION ARMY OPENS COOLING CENTERS FOR THOSE SEEKING SHELTER FROM EXTREME HEAT

Indianapolis – In response to the forecast of excessive heat warnings, The Salvation Army will open two Cooling Centers in Indianapolis.  The Cooling Center locations are as follows:  On the Northwest side, The Salvation Army’s Eagle Creek Corps Community Center at 4400 North High School Road; on the Southside, The Salvation Army’s Fountain Square Corps Community Center at 1337 Shelby Street.  The centers will be open from 10AM – 6PM, Thursday through Sunday.

Each Cooling Center will offer air conditioning, a comfortable place to rest, hydration, and light snacks.  The Salvation Army is committed to serving those in need in our community and will continue to stand ready to assist when special circumstances, such as this current heat emergency, arise.

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About The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination since 1865. Nearly 30 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadest array of social services that range from providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless and opportunities for underprivileged children. About 82 cents of every dollar raised is used to support those services in nearly 5,000 communities.