Contact Us

Commanded By:
Captain Carol Lewis

290 W. Crystal Lake Ave.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014-5892
Tel: 815-455-2769
Fax: 815-455-9318

Captain Carol Lewis, Corps Officer
Phone: (815) 455-2769 ext. 19

Volunteers and Community Outreach Coordinator:
Jeffrey Pal
Phone: (815) 455-2769

Michelle Juszczyk
Phone: (815) 455-2769 ext. 17

Administrative Assistant:
Yvonne Semel
Phone: (815) 455-2769 ext. 10

Administrative Assistant:
Lois Kubeczko
Phone: (815) 455-2769

Building Rentals:
Ralph Gebert
Phone: (815) 455-2769 ext. 21

Emergency Assistance:
Mercent Smith
Phone (815) 455-2769 ext. 14
Email: Mercent_Smith@usc.salvation

Golden Diners:
Phone: (815) 459-4261

The SAL Afterschool Program: 
Ralph Gebert
Phone: (815) 455-2769 ext. 21
Email: Ralph_Gebert@usc.salvationarmy.or


Donation Pick Up Services:

To schedule a donation pick up please call 1-800-SA-TRUCK (1-800-728-7825) or 888-574-2587. To learn more about our Thrift Stores and donation centers visit

Media Inquiries:

Shanna Schwarze
Director of Communications
Office: (773) 205-3254
Mobile: (773) 885-3433

Jacqueline Rachev
Manager of Communications

Office: 773-205-3508
Mobile: 773-551-3508

Monika Pandya Burchfield
Assistant Director of Development

Office: 773-205-3593
Mobile: 773-251-7167


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