City of Chicago OEMC “Active Shooter” Training Exercise

The Salvation Army EDS Metro Division’s Director, Major David Dalberg was contacted by The City of Chicago OEMC at the beginning of this year requesting our participation with…

House Fire Practice Drill in Cherry Vale, Illinois

On December 10th, an abandoned house was selected for a practice drill by fire fighters in the Rockford area. Every room was set on fire and First Responders…

Students from Epworth United Methodist Church Volunteers at EDS for Christmas

Thirty Eight students from Epworth United Methodist Church in Toledo, Ohio, descended upon EDS in Elk Grove Village for a full day of wrapping presents, preparing candy boxes…

Volunteer Appreciation Dinner

On September 29, 2016 over 160 EDS Volunteers, First Response Agency Representatives, Salvation Army officers and staff joined together for our Annual EDS Volunteer Appreciation Dinner. The EDS…