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Here for Good

We are an organization dedicated to Doing the Most Good in your community.

Mission Statement
The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

To learn more about The Salvation Army Metropolitan Division, view our 2017 Annual Report.

To learn more history about The Salvation Army International, visit story.salvationarmy.org.

Metropolitan Division Emergency Disaster Services

1000 W. Pratt Blvd.
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
Phone: 847-709-6700 | Fax: 847-640-8263
Email: uscmet_edsvolunteer@usc.salvationarmy.org

With a presence in nearly every zip code in America, there is a local Salvation Army near you. There are 28 Corps Community Centers within the Metropolitan Division. To find The Salvation Army in your community, type in your zip code in our location search tool here.
For information on The Salvation Army's work in other parts of the United States, visit our National website. And visit The Salvation Army International website to learn how we're Doing The Most Good around the world every day.

The Salvation Army is led by officers – ordained ministers – who supervise the many programs and services provided in your area. They also serve as administrators, counselors and youth leaders.

Major David Dalberg

Major David Dalberg is the Director of Emergency Disaster Services and is responsible for overseeing The Salvation Army disaster response throughout the Greater Chicago area including 12 surrounding counties.  These responsibilities include being The Army’s EDS liaison to state government and state-wide not-for-profit organizations as well as the City of Chicago’s Fire Department, Police Department, SWAT Team, and Office of Emergency Management & Communications.  

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Media Coverage

Media Inquiries:

Leora Conway, Publicist/Media Relations
Email: Leora_Conway@usc.salvationarmy.org
Office: 773-205-3531  |  Mobile: 872-223-7951

Jacqueline Rachev, Manager of Communications
Email: Jacqueline_Rachev@usc.salvationarmy.org
Office: 773-205-3508  |  Mobile: 773-551-9069

Ways to Give

Discover ways to support The Salvation Army on our Ways to Give page.

Donate Goods

To schedule a free donation pick up please call 1-800-SA-TRUCK (1-800-728-7825). To learn more about our Thrift Stores and donation centers visit satruck.org.

Mobile Text Alerts:

To receive mobile alerts from The Salvation Army choose from the options below. Once you have received your invitation, reply Y to activate.


Events and Fundraising Opportunities
Text SALARMYCHICAGO to 51555.

 

Volunteer Opportunities
Text VOLUNTEER to 51555.

 

Job Alerts
Text SAJOBS to 51555.

 

Local Disasters Alerts
Text DISASTERS to 51555.

 

Message and Data Rates May Apply. Text STOP to 51555 to stop. Text HELP to 51555 for help.
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Careers

If you are interested in a career within The Salvation Army, visit our Careers website to view current job opportunities.

Volunteering

To find ways to volunteer and support your community, view our disaster services volunteer opportunities.

Our Social Services department can be reached at 773-205-3520 or email us. Someone will contact you within 24 hours, Monday - Friday, 9am - 4pm. Messages received during the weekend will be returned on the first business day. You can also search for services in your community here.

 

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