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SNAP continues to offer support after windstorm

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SNAP can help low-income residents after Tuesday's windstorm SNAP can help low-income residents after Tuesday's windstorm
SPOKANE, Wash. -

SNAP continues to offer help to low-income residents of Spokane County following Tuesday's historic windstorm. Here's a list of some the resources they offer and updates.

Free firewood available
If you need wood to heat your home, SNAP can help. Residents must be low-income and live in Spokane County. Wood delivery from Airway Heights Correctional Facility is available (up to a half cord). Firewood can be picked up at the SNAP Mission Support Center, 3102 W. Ft. George Wright Drive (near SFCC) during business hours, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Project Share
If you have a shut-off notice for heat or are out of heat (wood, propane, oil) we have emergency help for low-income Spokane County residents. Go to our Armory office (212 W 2nd) or Valley office (Spokane Valley Partners, 10814 E. Broadway) or call 456-SNAP (7627).

Energy Assistance program update
If you have a previously scheduled energy appointment at the Armory or Valley offices we are ready to see you. If your appointment is at the Northeast office you can come to the Armory (212 W 2nd) or you will be able to reschedule.

Cell phone charging stations
We are offering power for people to charge their cell phones at the two downtown SNAP offices: 212 S. Wall and at the Armory 212 W 2nd. There are 15 spots at each office in the waiting area.

Gas for generators
Through this special emergency program, we can provide gasoline for people’s generators. Up to $25, for a one-time gas pickup at any Devine’s locations. Intake handled by the Resource Team and Project Share employees.

Tarps for roofs
As part of the Essential Home Repair program, we have tarps to cover people’s roofs. Weatherization crews may tarp the roof if the repair cannot be done quickly or are beyond out scope. Intake handled by Resource Team and coordinated by Essential Home Repair/Weatherization teams. Call Michelle Christie at 456-7627x2406. 

SNAP phone lines are open at (509) 456-SNAP (7627).

For any other questions, call Communications Manager Ryan Patterson at 456-7627x5206 or email her at patterson@snapwa.org.

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