(Chicago - July 14, 2017) For the third day and in coordination with the Lake County Illinois Office of Emergency Management, The Salvation Army’s Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) continues to blanket Lake County with two Emergency Rapid Response Units; providing hydration and snacks as well as distributing flood clean up kits.
In addition to the Rapid Response units, the Army is also providing:
Communities being served today are the following:
Salvation Army teams will continue assessing these affected areas while distributing hydration, snacks, meals, and Flood Clear-Up Kits. Army personnel are also developing its next operational phase utilizing Salvation Army Service Extension offices throughout the affected areas that will provide expanded support services.
In addition to flood clean-up kits -- food boxes and personal care kits will be distributed at these locations.
To support The Salvation Army's relief efforts, you can send a check marked “Disaster Relief” to your nearest Salvation Army unit, or visit our website at www.salarmychicago.org/disasterresponse.
How to Help:
The quickest and easiest way to support the efforts of The Salvation Army as they serve disaster victims in the Midwest Region during this event and future disasters is to make a monetary donation.
To support The Salvation Army’s Disaster Services in the Chicagoland area, donate online or call 1-800-SAL-ARMY. Please be sure to designate your gift “Disaster Services.”
Donors may also give by mobile phone. Text CHICAGOFLOOD to 41444.About The Salvation Army