(Chicago - July 21, 2017) - The Salvation Army, one of the largest direct providers of social services across Illinois, partners with Lake County officials and other disaster response agencies to set up a one-stop resource center for those impacted by the recent flooding. Residents will be able to meet with trained counselors for resources, obtain housing and insurance information and other assistance from team representatives.
As a part of “MARC”, The Salvation Army will offer and receive in-kind donations. Translators will be available.
965 E. Rollins Road, Round Lake Beach, (The old Garden Fresh location)
Thursday, July 20, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. Lunch and dinner will be provided to clients.
Friday, July 21, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., Lunch and dinner will be provided to clients.
Saturday, 9 a.m. – noon, Snacks will be provided to clients.
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, visit our website at www.salarmychicago.org/disasterresponse
Donors may also give by mobile phone. Text CHICAGOFLOOD to 41444.
Send a check marked “Disaster Relief” to your nearest Salvation Army unit.
Donations of Household Goods, Clothing & Disaster items:
Due to the emergency situation, The Salvation Army cannot guarantee that any individual donations of household goods or clothing (gifts-in-kind) will be sent to the disaster area, besides what is on the immediate flood clean-up list (below). In times of disaster, our stores fill these needs from existing, pre-sorted stock. PLEASE continue to donate gently-used household goods to your local Salvation Army store. You will help your community and help us prepare for future disaster relief needs. To find your nearest drop-off location, please go to www.satruck.org.
Donating Disaster Items:
To support The Salvation Army’s Disaster Services and those impacted with an in-kind donation, call 888-369-1349. Supporters will be given an Authorization Code and times the resource center is open to kindly accept their donation
With the Authorization Code, they may drive to the “MARC” at their convenience any of the three days and drop off their items with designated Donation Management personnel. Callers can leave a message and get a call back should they call after hours or during times of heavy call volume.
Immediate Flood Cleanup Kit Items Accepted/Needed On-Site: