Salvation Army opening cooling center, seeks fan donations

By WEEK Reporter

Salvation Army opening cooling center, seeks fan donations

June 24, 2013 Updated Jun 24, 2013 at 2:48 PM CDT

PEORIA, Ill. -- The Salvation Army is opening a cooling center in its Sylvia Fites Family Services Center.

The space is available as a cooling center Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Fites building is at 417 NE Jefferson.

In addition, The Salvation Army is seeking donations of box fans for distribution to homeowners who don’t have air conditioning.

Donations of new box fans can be made at The Salvation Army, 401 NE Adams, Peoria and will be distributed as they become available through the Family Services office.

For more information, please contact The Salvation Army Family Service Center at 655-7272.

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