(Crystal Lake, Ill.) – The Salvation Army, one of the largest direct providers of social services across Illinois, continues to partner with McHenry County officials and other disaster response agencies in reestablishing a one-stop, resource center for all those impacted by the recent flooding. This comprehensive center will be opened this Friday and Saturday.
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. Continue reading “The Salvation Army Assists Residents in McHenry County Affected by Recent Flooding”
After the rivers crested and started to recede, The Salvation Army joined with other local organizations to offer support services to nearly 1,000 Lake County, Illinois, families most affected by the flood.
The Multi-Agency Response Center (MARC) provided flood survivors a one-stop location to meet with caseworkers from more than 25 agencies offering resources and information on insurance claims, home repair, obtaining furniture, food, cleaning kits and more.
As northern Lake County, Illinois, continues to battle record flooding, The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services remains on site to offer meals to first responders and flood survivors, assemble sand bags, and provide emotional and spiritual support to those in need. The Army is also distributing food boxes, personal care packages and clean-up kits throughout the area.
The Salvation Army is serving in the following communities:
- Lake Bluff
- Lake Forest
- Lake Zurich
- North Chicago
- Round Lake
Mayfair Corps Community Center to be open for local residents and their pets
This evening, severe weather system alerts for flooding were announced throughout the Chicago and surrounding areas, which included the Albany Park community. The Salvation Army has deployed its Emergency Disaster Service (EDS) teams to Albany Park neighborhood in Chicago to respond to floods while providing relief, shelter and ministry care at Mayfair Corps Community Center location. Continue reading “The Salvation Army Responds to Floods in Albany Park, Provides Relief Center”