Each year, National Salvation Army week serves as an opportunity to celebrate our volunteers, donors and program beneficiaries who have enabled us to serve in the United States for 133 years.
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The Salvation Army will distribute clean-up kits in Winnebago County through the Sheriff’s Office in the communities of Blackhawk Island, Machesney Park and Edgemere Terrace. For more information about the Rockford distribution, call (815) 226-4400. The clean-up kits include a bucket, gloves, mask, mop, brooms, sponges, garbage bags, bleach and other cleaning agents.
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.
Cops N Kids 2013
Rockford Police Officers distributed over 1,400 books to children at Orten Keys, Fairgrounds and Dennis Head Start schools. The Cop N Kids program promotes early literacy, community awareness and relationship building. Major Karlene Lenz, a retired Salvation Army Officer/Pastor coordinates the program.
Funding was provided by:
the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois