3,000 Additional Free Flood Clean-Up Kits Now Available

flood2013cleanupkitsCHICAGO, April 27, 2013– The Salvation Army will distribute an additional 3,000 clean-up kits in the following locations and until supplies last.

Saturday, April 27

We will be distributing clean-up kits to residents of Bloom Township at 425 S. Halsted, Chicago Heights on Saturday, April 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. or until supplies last.

Monday, April 29

We will be distributing clean-up kits to residents in the western suburbs on Monday,  April 29, from 8:30 a.m. until supplies last at the Des Plaines Corps Community Center at 609 West Dempster Street.

We will be distributing clean-up kits to residents of Proviso Township on Monday, April 29, from 10 a.m. until supplies last at 4565 W. Harrison St., Hillside.

The kits include a bucket, gloves, mask, mop, brooms, sponges, garbage bags, bleach and other cleaning agents.  The Salvation Army distributed more than 1,000 clean-up kits earlier this week in Albany Park (Chicago), Des Plaines, Norridge, Aurora and Winnebago County.  Volunteers worked around the clock on Friday, April 26 and Saturday, April 26, to assemble the additional 3,000 kits.

The Salvation Army will also offer long-term flood relief efforts, including emergency financial assistance for furniture, clothing, food, rent and utilities for those who qualify.  Eligibility will be determined on a case-by-case basis.  For information regarding emergency assistance, call The Salvation Army Help Desk at (773) 205-3520.

To support The Salvation Army’s Disaster Services in the Chicagoland area, call 1-800-SAL-ARMY or make a tax deductible gift online today.  The Salvation Army will never stop striving to help those in need no matter the sacrifice and your gift is greatly needed and appreciated now.

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