Hydration stations to be set up during excessive heat

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By Tami Hoey By Tami Hoey

PHOENIX -- An excessive heat warning has been issued for Wednesday, when temperatures in the valley are expected to soar to 111 degrees.

So to help folks stay hydrated tomorrow in the extreme heat, The Salvation Army will deploy 11 hydration stations around valley cities.The stations will provide relief services from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Each location will provide chilled bottled water and safety information to individuals in or potentially in distress due to the heat.

The Salvation Army is looking for volunteers to assist at the Hydration Stations. Those interested in volunteering can go to: http://phoenixsa.volunteerfirst.org for more information.

Volunteers will be needed throughout the summer on extreme heat advisory days.

Hydration Stations will be located at:
-SW corner 16th St. and Jefferson (East Lake Park)
-NE corner 3rd Ave. and Fillmore
-35th Ave. and Roosevelt (Falcon Park)
-SW Corner 5th St. and Hatcher

The Salvation Army Corps Locations:
-Phoenix Central Corps: 4343 N. 16th St., Phoenix, 85016
-Phoenix Maryvale Corps: 4318 W. Clarendon Ave., Phoenix, 85031
-Glendale Corps: 6010 W. Northern Ave., Glendale, 85301
-Chandler Corps: 85 E. Saragosa St., Chandler, 85225
-Mesa Corps: 241 E. 6th St., Mesa, 85201
-Estrella Mtn. Corps: 11 N. 3rd Ave., Avondale, 85323
-Tempe Corps: 40 E. University Dr., Tempe, 85281

The Salvation Army will be collecting bottled water (8-16.9 oz.) throughout the summer. Individuals interested in donating can deliver water to 2707 E. Van Buren, Phoenix, AZ 85008.

The Salvation Army has been serving Arizona since 1893. Through a broad array of programs the centers provide services to the homeless, working poor, children, youth, addicted, elderly, and abused. The Salvation Army is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. For more information, please visit www.salvationarmycares.org.