Emergency Wildfire Update

Currently the Oregon State Fair and Exposition Center is serving as an evacuation center for those escaping area fires.

We are also accepting and housing animals while space is available. Please enter through Lana Avenue gates off of Silverton Road and proceed to the Livestock area.

Evacuation orders and updates can be found on the Marion County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page.


Red Cross is on site in the gravel lot off of 17th Street, across from the Jackman Long Building. Donations have been pouring in. We thank you from the bottom of our hearts!
You may also donate at these locations:


Volunteers are needed. Please check in at the Jackman Long Building located at 2330 17th Street NE, Salem, OR 97301.
Volunteers may also sign up at these locations:

For current needs please follow updates on Mid Willamette Valley United Way Facebook page

We thank all that have stepped up to help and support our community during this time of need. Please stay safe!