Salvation Army temporarily closes pickup service, thrift store

Posted at 4:11 PM, Mar 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-24 16:11:59-04

CLEVELAND  — The Salvation Army's pickup service and local thrift shop on Euclid Avenue are temporarily closing due to Gov. Mike DeWine's stay-at-home order.

“Our concern is that drop box locations will overflow, leaving items out in the elements to be ruined, which would cause a large sanitation issue,” said Major Van Wirth, Administration for Business of the Salvation Army Adult Rehabilation Center in Cleveland.

It is unknown how long the locations will be closed.

A representative for The Salvation Army said monetary donations are the best way to support the non-profit's relief efforts. These can be made by calling 1-800-SAL-ARMY or by visiting

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